ARC Postdoctoral Research Associate in Composite Materials

Sydney, Australia
17 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in research
  • Located at Darlington Campus, at the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
  • Full-Time, 2 Years Fixed Term, Academic Level A: Base Salary: $92,682 p.a. - $98, 940 p.a. plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Research Associate seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will provide technical support to a research project on development of composites with optimised thermal dimension stability for practical applications.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Research Associate who possesses:

  • PhD in the area of polymer composites
  • strong expertise in design, numerical modelling and optimisation
  • strong experience in experimental characterisation and composites manufacturing,
  • a record of research publications in composite materials.

These qualities are aligned with the University’s core values: courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity.

About us

The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME) is one of Australia's premier engineering schools with an international reputation built on more than 130 years' experience.  It is home to some of Australia’s most prominent research centres in the fields of aerospace, biomedical, mechanical and mechatronic engineering, including the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), the Centre for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIS), the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (BMET) and the Centre for Advanced Materials and Technology (CAMT).

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change, which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

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 1112/0619F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 14 July 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.

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