Research Assistant in Marine Science

Brisbane, Australia
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) is an international centre of excellence in innovative water technology and treatment. During 20 years of research in this field, we have developed leading expertise in education, research and training. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the Centre’s website at

A major focus of AWMC research is urban water management. The Centre has world-leading expertise in the optimisation of wastewater systems including both wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems including resource recovery. The Australian Research Council and many members of the Australian water industry fund the research conducted at AWMC.

Information about the Faculty and the Centre may be accessed on the Faculty’s web site at The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

The role

The successful applicant will provide technical support for our research teams working on the understanding and optimisation of chemical dosing to sewers for sulphide and sulphide-induced corrosion control, and integrated urban water management with sewer as a part.

The person

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in degree in engineering, technology or science or related areas.

You should have experience in laboratory and field based investigations relating to the control of sewer corrosion and odour projects.

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 at HEW level 5 for 12 months (with possible extensions)

The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597.80 - $72,348.95 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,734.59 - $79,222.10 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 501132_3036788_Research Assistant.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Prof Zhiguo Yuan

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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