Associate Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

Wollongong, Australia
Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + 17% superannuation
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (three years)

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences is a research intensive Faculty with extensive teaching operations in Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

The School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, which is one of the top 10 Engineering Schools in Australia, is committed to research and teaching excellence through its world-class undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a range of exciting technological areas.

The position will contribute to research efforts on two currently externally projects under CI Senior Professor Kiet Tieu: ARC Discovery Project ARC "A novel tribological approach to improve surface quality of hot rolled Steel "; ARC Linkage Project "An integrated surface conversion for life extension of oil pipelines".

The successful candidate is expected to have advanced experience and knowledge in molecular dynamics simulation and First Principle (DFT) theory, and high quality research experience and capability in physics chemistry and tribology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a vigorous research program that complements and enhances the extensive interdisciplinary engineering network at the University of Wollongong.

The University is committed to workforce diversity and removing barriers to participation. The University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Senior Professor Kiet Tieu on + 61 2 4221 3061.

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 04/12/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 181726
HR Contact: Ugo De Gori
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