Postdoctoral Fellow, Research School of Physics and Engineering

Canberra, Australia
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level C
Salary package: $118,044 - $131,402 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed Term

College overview

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

Position overview

This Fellow will be working on the design and build of an in-situ optical and mechanical testing system. The applicant will be responsible for working with current staff at Physics ANU to design and construct a new proof of principle system that will allow optical measurements to be taken under high pressure. The position is suitable for an experienced experimental physicist with an interest in building optical systems who has had extensive experience with lasers and optical systems.

For all enquiries please contact Jodie Bradby T: +61 2 6125 4916 E:

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

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