Senior Professional Officer in Precision Sensing and Nanoscience

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
$92,811.16 - $104,214.40
01 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Mathematics and Physics

The School of Mathematics and Physics is a dynamic School within the Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland. We are committed to excellence in learning, discovery and engagement. The School's disciplines of mathematics, statistics and physics are internationally recognised and members of its academic staff are leaders in their respective fields. The School is also home to four ARC Centres of Excellence and numerous other research groups.

This position will be located within the University of Queensland Precision Sensing Initiative (PSI), a joint initiative between the Schools of Mathematics and Physics and Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ( The PSI aims to translate next generation sensing research at the University of Queensland into industry-ready technologies for the biomedical, aerospace, resources and defence industries; and to strengthen the Universities engagement with industry partners.

The role

The successful appointee will provide operational and technical and strategic support to researchers in the Precision Sensing Initiative in the fabrication, integration and packaging of precision sensing devices, and engage as appropriate with relevant industry stakeholders.

The person

Applicants should have demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of micro/nano device fabrication and characterisation, optoelectronic integration/packaging, wafer bonding, and fibre pigtailing. You should also possess the ability to establish effective relationships and to represent and promote the Precision Sensing Initiative and Optoelectronic Integration Facility at a university and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

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


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $108,589 - $121,930 p.a.).

Position Description

500253_Senior Professional Office in Precision Sensing and Nanoscience.pdf


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

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