Research Associate in Engineering
About the role
The Research Associate will contribute to the research efforts of the School of Engineering, in particular in the field of biomedical engineering related to the development of new antibacterial coatings capable of responding to external stimuli.
Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have a PhD degree in material science, chemistry, physical chemistry, or biomedical engineering with relevant research experience. You will have demonstrated experience in colloidal chemistry and synthesis along with surface characterisation techniques and chemical analysis. Capacity to conduct high quality research demonstrated by publications in leading journals along with high level communication skills that allow you to work collaboratively in a diverse research team is essential for this role.
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.
The School of Engineering incorporates strong theoretical teaching, experience-based learning and cutting-edge facilities, to offer the ideal academic blend for producing graduates who are prepared to meet the challenges of modern enterprise. With more than 80 staff members and over 2000 students, the School offers a wide choice of programs and courses in a supportive, encouraging environment. The School also conducts research through the Barbara Hardy Institute, Research Node for Low Carbon Living, Defence and Systems Institute, Agricultural Machinery Research and Design Centre and the Laser Physics and Photonics Devices Laboratory.
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 and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.
Lodging your application
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Applications close: 9.00am Monday 8 May 2017
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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