Research Associate in Construction and Building Materials

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Ref
59729
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  • FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

Research Associate on Construction and Building Materials (Part Time) 

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

An exciting opportunity exists as a Research Associate (RA) on an ARC project on development of novel and green construction and building material in the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), UNSW Canberra. Magnesium Oxychloride Cement (MOC) is a green construction material which is different from the conventional Portland cement. The project will develop a novel design of MOC reinforced with short fibres aiming for enhanced water absorption, corrosion resistance and mechanical behaviour. The Research Associate will contribute to the development of research results and their publication in international journals, and assist with sessional teaching activities, as required.

About the Role:

  • Level: Academic Level A $72,509 -  $96,677 (pro-rata) + Super 
  • Term: Fixed Term 24 months
  • Part time: 23 Hours per week (0.66 Full Time Equivalent)

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

Contact: Dr Y.X. (Sarah) Zhang

E:  y.zhang@adfa.edu.au

Tel:  +61 2 6268 8169

Applications Close: 10 December 2017