ACES Research Fellow

Hobart, Australia
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment to this position, which will be offered on a full-time fixed-term basis, commencing on or after 15 January 2018 for a period of 2 years.

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) is a multi-institutional Research Centre, with a research node hosted within the Australian Centre for Research on Separation Sciences (ACROSS), based within the School of Natural Sciences, and located within the Chemistry Building, Sandy Bay Campus of the University of Tasmania. ACROSS is headed by the Director, and is part of the College of Sciences and Engineering.

The ACES Research Fellow will undertake research as described within ARC research project CE140100012 (Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science) driving the development of new electrofluidic platforms produced using novel additive fabrication technologies. The appointee will be expected to carry out independent research and to collaborate with workers in other research themes and programs being conducted within ACES, and within ACROSS.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Microfluidics, Diagnostic/Biomedical Engineering, or closely related subject, and have proven research experience in the field of electrofluidics and diagnostics (especially in relation to 3D and additive fabrication, electrophoretic separations, and electrochemistry), as demonstrated by completed projects, publications and other suitable research output. The successful applicant will also be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, and an awareness of Occupational Health and Safety issues.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level A, Step 6 and will have a total remuneration package of $89,960 comprising base salary of $82,155 plus 9.5% superannuation.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the selection criteria.

For further information about the position please contact Prof. Brett Paull, Director, ACROSS, on telephone (03) 6226 6680, or email

The closing date for receipt of your application is 12 December 2017.

A copy of the Position Description can be found on the University of Tasmania Careers Page.