Microfabrication Technologist, HEO 7

Mawson Lakes, Australia
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the Portfolio: Research & Innovation, Future Industries Institute at Mawson Lakes Campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 28 June 2019
  • Salary range: $85,467 - $96,150 per annum

About the Job

The Future Industries Institute (FII) was established with a new research culture in mind – one deeply engaged with industry, with the end goal of building economic growth through relevant innovation and industry partnership. The Institute represents UniSA’s largest single investment in research and builds on the significant capability, infrastructure and reputation of the University’s existing research strengths and substantial research infrastructure.

As the Microfabrication Technologist you will contribute to the consultancy and research activities of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) through the provision of highly specialised microfabrication services related to the fabrication of high-end microfluidic chips and specialty surfaces for internal and external clients.

Skills and Experience

To be eligible, you will have tertiary degree, or equivalent professional accreditation and standing, in engineering, chemistry, physics, materials science or a closely related discipline, with considerable subsequent relevant experience. Specifically, you will have highly developed technical and practical expertise with hands-on experience, in one or more areas of photolithography, etching, metal or metal oxide deposition, or other fabrication technique directly relevant to lab on a chip / microfluidics / MEMS technology. You will also have the ability to design 2D and 3D components and devices using advanced computer software such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor or similar. 

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. Please address your cover letter for the role to Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number #1311.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 23 July 2018

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. Click here to see more benefits of working for UniSA.

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