Research Fellow in Cavity Optomechanics

Location
Brisbane, Australia
Posted
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2018
Ref
504612
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School of Mathematics and Physics

The School of Mathematics and Physics is a School within the Faculty of Science at the University of Queensland. The Discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics. It is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. Undergraduate programs offered are BMath, BSc, BA (each with an Honours year) and BAdvSci; Coursework degrees (MSc, MFinMath, MDataSc) and research degrees (MPhil and PhD) are offered at postgraduate level.

The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first class research centres. Research is carried out at the cutting edge across a broad spectrum of areas in Mathematics and Statistics.

The position is based at the St. Lucia campus of The University of Queensland, one of the most spacious and attractive university campuses in Australia. The campus is centrally located near major public transport routes.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/

The role

The successful appointee will develop new approaches to superfluid optomechanics based on whispering gallery mode microcavities. This will see you conducting research, contributing ideas and projects, communicating outcomes, developing a research program, and participating in the supervision of postgraduate students.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of cavity optomechanics, as well as demonstrated knowledge of precision optical measurements and cavity optomechanics. You will also have experience contributing to experminental research, including quality research outcomes.

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

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Academic level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File position-description-superfluid-optomechanics-Level_B.pdf

Enquiries

To discuss this role please contact Prof. Warwick Bowen on +61 7 3346 9425 or wbowen@physics.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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