Research Fellow in Engineering

Canberra, Australia
26 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A / Level B / Level C
Salary Package: $70,107 - $128,825 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Continuing Contingent Funded (CCF), full time, up to five years

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science & the ANU College of Science are dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education. CECS is at the leading edge within numerous fields, including logic, algorithms and data, signal processing, artificial intelligence, computer vision and robotics, computational mechanics, materials, fabrication, big software systems, renewable energy, networked systems and quantum cybernetics.

While CoS has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

We are looking to appoint up to three (3) Research Fellows for a cross institutional joint Program between the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) and the College of Science (CoS) at the Australian National University (ANU).

As one of the founding researchers of the newly established Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program you will address fundamental questions about battery and energy storage, its integration in electricity systems and markets, and how battery and energy storage can be used to support the deployment of increasing amounts of renewable energy generation.

You will have a strong track record in research, industry or policy development and you will undertake world-leading research and development to create global impact through publication, presentations, technology development, commercialisation, or policy engagement. You will collaborate with other leading researchers, industry and government to understand and address these significant interdisciplinary problems.

We are a new type of research group and as a researcher in the Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program you will break the mould, you will be motivated to address some of the great energy challenges of our age, and you will be passionate in your pursuit of the unconventional.

For further enquiries please contact Lachlan Blackhall,

phone: +61 412 946 126,


Closing date: 3 June 2018

Position description: Academic Level A B C (Research Intensive)_CECS edits_lbedits (002).pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

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