Research Assistant, Laser Threshold Magnetometry

Melbourne, Australia
$83,786 - $89,935 p.a. + Superannuation
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, 12 month Fixed-Term Position (with possible extension)
  • $83,786 - $89,935 p.a. + Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Science is One of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda.

In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Responsibilities

A truly unique opportunity to work as a member of an international collaboration on diamond materials for laser threshold magnetometry. You will work in a team environment to compliment the existing research efforts, which will require demonstrated expertise on the optical characterization of materials, ideally laser or diamond materials.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have expertise in characterisation of diamond and/or laser gain materials.

Your ability to participate in a small research team will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Andrew Greentree on +61 3 9925 3111 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 571883.

Applications close on Wednesday 19th December 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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