Research Fellow in Physics

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
$89,458.97 - $106,232.23
29 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Mathematics and Physics 

The discipline of Physics is located within the School of Mathematics and Physics in the Faculty of Science. The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first-class research centres. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School's website at

The School of Mathematics and Physics leads the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems and are a node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology.

The role

This position will work on a project grant to develop and test new microscopy techniques based on quantum correlated light and concepts from quantum physics. The position will contribute to the United States Air Force Office of Scientific Report (AFOSR) Biophysics Program, for which Professor Warwick Bowen is Principal Investigator.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD or equivalent in physics, physical chemistry, materials science or a related discipline with experience in the fields of experimental opto-mechnics and/or nonlinear optics, and precision sensing. Applicants will also demonstrate knowledge of, and capacity for, research in experimental physics. You should also have a high level of oral and written communication skills, with the ability to research and write reports.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Academic level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $89,458 - $106,232 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $104,667 - $124,292 p.a.).

Position Description

499841_Research Fellow.pdf 


To discuss this role please contact Professor Warwick Bowen on +61 7 3346 9425 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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