Associate Research Fellow in Mechanical Engineering

Wollongong, Australia
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (2.5 years)

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences is a research intensive Faculty with extensive teaching operations in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. The School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, which is one of the top 10 Engineering Schools in Australia, is committed to research and teaching excellence through its world-class undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a range of exciting technological areas.

This position will play a key role in the delivery of the ARC Linkage project “Phosphorus and Iron Recovery from Steelmaking Slag for Effective Recycling”, under CI Prof Brian Monaghan. It will be responsible for conducting research related to recycling of steelmaking slag with regards to P, Fe and Ca and will involve planning, experimentation, data analysis, student supervision, report writing, liaising with research partners (BHP and University of Newcastle) and communication of results through peer-reviewed journal articles.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Professor Brian Monaghan on + 61 2 4221 4580 or email

The University plan seeks to increase the diversity of the workforce and the representation of women in areas they have been traditionally under-represented. Consistent with this, the University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 12/02/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + 17% Superannuation
Reference Number: 171609
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
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