Research Assistant in Physics

Melbourne, Australia
$83,786 - $89,935 p.a. + 17% Superannuation
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, 18-month Fixed-Term Position
  • $83,786 - $89,935 p.a. + 17% 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 Engineering's education is based on innovation and creativity. Key discipline areas in the School of Engineering provide programs with flexible pathways to global careers or postgraduate research.

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

You will be working in a multidisciplinary team in physics, chemistry and nanotechnology in the School on an ARC DP project. The project will design, model, and fabricate NanoElectroMechanical Systems (NEMS) based on new ferroelectric/piezoelectric 2D materials in the Micro Nano Research Facility (MNRF).

Skills & Experience Required

You will have experience undertaking research activities on 2D material preparation, piezoelectric properties and Micro-Nano-Devices. Proven experience generating alternative project funding through industry and government would be highly desirable.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor James Scott on +61 3 9925 3248 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 571912.

Applications close on Tuesday 18th 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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