Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Engineering

Location
Brisbane, Australia
Posted
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
25 May 2018
Ref
504337
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Advanced Water Management Centre

The Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in innovative water technology and management. The Centre has an outstanding worldwide reputation in urban water management and related fields, and an award winning multidisciplinary team delivers practical technological solutions underpinned by fundamental scientific discoveries.

The role

The Advanced Water Management Centre is seeking researchers as part of a strategic education and research partnership supported by the Australian Meat Processing Corporation (AMPC). The successful appointee will undertake research supported by AMPC and other Australian agricultural industries in areas including waste management, water treatment and sustainable value-add; the appointee will be encouraged to develop new research ideas and apply for research funding. There are opportunities to work directly with industry and to be part of research teams, to address individually-developed and collaboratively-generated research questions, and to supervise RHD students.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in chemical/environmental engineering, biotechnology or related areas and demonstrated expert knowledge in energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, water treatment, waste treatment, or environmental sustainability. You should also have a strong desire to support industry and develop a successful and highly-productive research career in waste management, water treatment and sustainable technologies. You should have practical engineering skills, a focus on safety, attention to detail, excellent analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.

Remuneration

The appointment will be made on a full-time, fixed-term basis for 1 year at Research Academic Level A or B, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

The remuneration package of a Research Academic Level A appointment will be in the range of $64,533.50 - $87,535.13 p.a, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $75,504.20 - $102,416.10 p.a).

The remuneration package of a Research Academic Level B appointment will be in the range of $92,142.74 - $109,419.20 p.a, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $107,807.01 - $128,020.46 p.a).

Position Description

Postdocotoral Research Fellow Broadbanded PD.pdf

Enquiries

To discuss this role please contact Dr Paul Jensen on +61 7 3346 9973 or p.jensen@uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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