PhD Scholarship, Australian Institute for Innovative Materials Research Facility

Wollongong, Australia
09 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


PhD Opportunity (with stipend), photo-electrochemical solar energy, Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM)

The opportunity

The Australian Institute for Innovative Materials(AIIM) is the flagship research institute at the University of Wollongong with a focus on multidisciplinary materials science fundamental and applied research. The Australian Research Council has awarded a Discovery Project to determine the effect of molecular shape and size on electron transfer rates between surface immobilised electron acceptors and redox mediator donors dissolved in an electrolyte. The outcomes will inform design principles for high efficiency photo-electrochemical solar energy conversion systems. The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science will host this research within the AIIM. We are seeking a PhD student to join this research project. The PhD candidate will be supervised by A/Prof Attila Mozer, see profile @

The research will be undertaken, on a full time basis, at the AIIM facility at the Innovation Campus in Wollongong, New South Wales.


The 2019 Research Training Program (RTP) living allowance stipend is AUD $27,596 per annum (indexed annually), tax free for three years and is offered as part of this PhD opportunity.


Applicants must hold relevant Master / honours level qualifications in relevant discipline (chemistry, physics, materials science). Experience in laser spectroscopy and electron transfer theories will be highly regarded. It is essential that PhD Scholarship applicants can work collaboratively in a multi discipline team. Excellent English language (written and oral) skills are required.

How to Apply

Lodge your Expression of Interest (EOI) via the University of Wollongong online recruitment portal at

Expressions of Interest close 11:59 pm AEST Friday 2nd August 2019.

Your EOI must include:

  • A written statement (maximum 2 pages) describing your interest in the research project
  • A current curriculum vitae including the names of two academic referees
  • Your Academic Transcripts

For all enquiries related to this PhD opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Attila Mozer (,

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 02/08/2019, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: As per advertisement
HR Contact: Attila Mozer
Contact Email: