Associate Research Fellow in Engineering and Information Sciences

Wollongong, Australia
13 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (1 year appointment)

The Steel Research Hub hosted by the University of Wollongong (UOW), Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS) aims to develop breakthrough process and product innovations to enable the Australian steel industry to improve its global competitiveness. It is based on an integrated, value chain-wide approach to innovation in the steel sector, including projects on innovation strategy and management, customer-focused product development, innovation in coating and surface engineering technology, and economic and environmental sustainability of iron and steelmaking.

This position will be responsible for conducting research related to the feasibility of zinc removal via a conventional iron ore sintering plant through a targeted experimental plan utilising facilities developed within the University of Wollongong, and working closely with the project partner, BlueScope Steel. You will play a key role in the delivery of project D2.7 “Zinc Removal via the Iron Ore Sintering Process”, under CI Dr Guangqing Zhang.

Working within a UOW research team and collaboratively with a BSL technology team, they will be responsible for the design, execution and implementation of the research program, including the communication of results to both industry partners and 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 Dr Guangqing Zhang on + 61 2 4221 4527 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.

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact 

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 21/05/2018, 9:59:00 PM 
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $ 90,934 + superannuation 
Reference Number: 180472 
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski 
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