Research Associate, Sydney Nano Grand Challenge: Unlocking the Neural Interface

Sydney, Australia
$73,420-$92,682 p/a plus leave loading
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Biomedical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and IT

  • One Research Opportunity in the School of Biomedical Engineering
  • Full-time  until 31 Dec 19 with potential extension of up to 12 months, Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Base Salary: $73,420-$92,682 p/a plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.  

About the opportunity

Open to University of Sydney employees only.

This role will be instrumental in the coordination of research operations across three key projects that form the grand challenge of “Unlocking the neural interface”. As a mentor and facilitator, you will have direct input in experimental protocols and techniques across the study.  

While contributing to the research you will have the opportunity to provide high level research support to the supervisor and co-workers on the Sydney Nano Grand Challenge: Unlocking the Neural Interface.

This position reports directly to the Head of School, Biomedical Engineering, Professor Gregg Suaning.
About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with:

  • PhD or appropriate tertiary qualifications in biomedical engineering or related field
  • Capacity to work within a laboratory where stringent quality management standards are applied and to convey the importance of compliance to others both verbally and by way of example.
  • a proven ability to independently conduct world-class research

About us

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies has a proud history of education and research, with the first classes taught in March 1883. Since then, the University has been committed to producing, supporting and inspiring engineering leaders. Our researchers, students, alumni and staff are leaders in their fields who use their knowledge and skills to change lives in Australia and around the world. The Faculty is currently ranked the 39th engineering and technology universities in the world in the 2018 QS World Rankings. The faculty vision is to shape society by channelling our knowledge through research, education and industry. The faculty's aim is to provide strategic faculty leadership, and provide a network for each School, supporting academics around the core activities of teaching, education and research.

How to Apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1051/0519F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Thursday 20 June 2019 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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