Research Associate in Chemistry

4 days left

Location
Mawson Lakes, Australia
Salary
$80,683 - $86,606 per annum
Posted
13 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2016
Ref
RCH_0274_R_E
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

About the job

You will contribute to the research endeavours of the newly established Future Industries Institute, where you will be responsible for undertaking research into the determination of fat droplet and fat crystal interfacial properties. This project is funded by Fonterra Research and Development Centre, and the Australian Research Council, through the award of a Linkage Project Grant.

Skills and Experience

You will have a PhD qualification in chemistry, colloid and interface science, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, or applied science, as well as relevant research experience. You will have experience in working with the atomic force microscope for imaging, along with demonstrated skills in measurement of interfacial tension and interfacial rheology of oil droplets, along with a record of peer reviewed publications and conference presentations.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions. In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities. We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of 9.5%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Chloe McGrath, Senior Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 1170 or via email at chloe.mcgrath@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9.00am Wednesday 7 December 2016

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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