Postdoctoral Fellow, Research School of Physics

Canberra, Australia
10 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $73,309 - $92,015 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (2 years)

  • Excellent employer superannuation contributions
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • On campus childcare facilities
  • Support network and mentoring program for early career academics

Position overview

The Electronic Materials Engineering Department within the Research School of Physics, conducts interdisciplinary research in areas such as condensed matter physics, materials science and device engineering. This includes world-class research in the growth, structure, properties and applications of electronic materials.

The Research School of Physics is Australia's largest university-based research and teaching activity in the physics discipline and represents Australia's foremost university-based research activity in the physical sciences area, involving several hundred academics, graduate students and support staff. The school hosts a wide array of major multi-million dollar experimental facilities many serving a national research role.

The Department is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on ARC Linkage Project, “High-brightness wavelength tuneable lasers for quantum science”. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with a team of researchers and students to design, fabricate and characterise III-V semiconductor ridge waveguide lasers and will collaborate with other project partners.

This is a 2 years fixed term appointment, Academic Level A position with the possibility of extension depending on performance and availability of funds.

ANU offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, a relocation allowance, generous superannuation and salary-packaging arrangements including child care.

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For further information please contact Professor Hoe Tan, Research School of Physics, T: +61 2 6125 0356, E:

Closing date: 10 November 2019

Position description: Postdoctoral Fellow.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.