Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials and Device Physics and Engineering

Canberra, Australia
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $70,107 - $88,446 per annum, plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full-time, Continuing (Contingent-Funded), for an initial period of two years

Position overview:

The Department of Electronic Materials Engineering conducts world leading research in Materials and Device Physics and Engineering. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for work on the fabrication and characterisation of functional nanopore membranes related to a project funded by the Australian Research Council. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to contribute towards the research effort of the institution and to develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research.

College overview:

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College 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.

For additional information, please contact Associate Professor Patrick Kluth.  T: +61 2 6125 0358 E:

Closing date: 30 June 2018

Position description:  PD Kluth.pdf

The Australian National University provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses
and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus.

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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 of the level that you wish to apply for
  • 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.