Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow in Soft Robotics

Wollongong, Australia
26 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Intelligent Polymer Research Institute (IPRI)
  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (2.5 years)

The Intelligent Polymer Research Institute (IPRI) is the lead node in ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), housed in the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) at the University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus.

The focus of this position is the on the development of hydrogels for application in ACES projects in soft robotics, synthetic energy systems and synthetic biosystems. This research position will involve the development of 'ink' formulations and 3D printing protocols for hydrogels.

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 Prof Geoff Spinks on +61 2 4221 3010.

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion.  We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. We embrace diversity a key component of attracting and retaining talent at UOW.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 14/03/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A/B: $77,470 - $113,353 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 180158
HR Contact: Jess Morgan
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