Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering

Melbourne, Australia
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $66,706 - $90,532 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

Reporting to Professor Jian Zhao, in this role your work involves the examination and modification bio polymer materials for grouting, field testing (in collaboration with industry partner) in underground construction, and environmental (groundwater) assessment. The successful candidate should preferably have good knowledge and background in chemical and bio polymer materials, environmental and ground water science.

To be successful in this role, you will have PhD degree in the relevant discipline as well as demonstrated research experience in the field. You will have excellent written and communication skills with the ability to produce clear, succinct reports and documents. Great planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities will also assist you to succeed in this role.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Professor Jian Zhao, Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering, +61 3 9905 1562. 

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow

Closing Date

Monday 12 November 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT