Research Associate/Research Fellow in Thin Film Coating

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Location
Mawson Lakes, Australia
Posted
21 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2018
Ref
RCH_0968_R_E
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

About the role

In this role you will conduct high quality basic and applied research inspired by real world challenges in the area of thin film coatings. Collaborating with an International research partner in the automotive sector, you will be working on an existing project that consists of both fundamental and applied research streams. You will also support the research group though involvement in obtaining grants and industry funding.

Skills and Experience

You will have a PhD qualification in materials science specialising in thin film coating or a closely related area, together with significant hands-on expertise and knowledge of magnetron sputter coating. A research profile, emerging or demonstrated, relevant to thin film coating and strong links with business and industry bodies together with experience in innovative teaching is essential. 

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.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

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.

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For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Thursday 25 January 2018

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