Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Physics

Canberra, Australia
$78,940 - $99,083 per annum plus 17% superannuation
20 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $78,940 - $99,083 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Fulltime, Continuing (Contingent Funded) (up to 24 months)

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world-class university that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

  • The work is mainly experimental research which requires presence on the campus.
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements.
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus.
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team

ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position

An opportunity exists for Postdoctoral Fellow to join the Research School of Physics in the Department of Materials Physics. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be a member of Research School of Physics, accountable to the Head of the Experimental Mechanics group in consultation with the Head of the Heritage Science/Arts cluster within the ITTC for M3D Innovation.

The Person

To excel in this role, you are required to have a PhD (or awarding of a PhD within six months of appointment commencement) in Archaeology, Physics, Engineering, or equivalent qualifications and experience in a related area, with a track record of independent research as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Research School of Physics here.

For more information about the position please contact Dr. Nicolas Francois on E:

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to complete a:

  • 30-minute interview on candidate‚Äôs experience and selection

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not be having any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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