Brian Dunlop Research Fellowship
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences – Department of Physics
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.
The Department of Physics has an international reputation for excellence in research, as recognised by the hosting of three ARC Centre Nodes for Gravitational Wave Discovery, Quantum Engineered Systems, and Dark Matter Particle Physics. It also leads in research areas including quantum and frequency metrology, quantum gravity and field, quantum information and computation, spintronics and magnetisation dynamics, terahertz and optical technology, as well as bio and medical physics.
About the opportunity
You will work in the Department of Physics within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at UWA. Your research will be to advance knowledge and expertise in developing fundamental theories and conceptual framework in physics.
Within your area of research, you will formulate a coherent and focused research plan, conduct high quality research and write high-quality impact manuscripts. You will also present your work at conference, communicate with collaborators and supervise Honours and PhD students.
You will prepare and submit (or will have recently submitted) an external competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship application with your nominated UWA mentor. You will conduct research on the agreed project in conjunction with your mentor until the end of this bridging fellowship, or when the funds from a successful fellowship are received, whichever comes first.
To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:
Full details of the position responsibilities are outlined in the position description.
In preparing your application, you are asked to address the selection criteria in the position description, upload evidence of the ability to prepare a fellowship application along with your CV. This evidence should be in the form of either a full fellowship proposal that has been submitted externally, or a three-page summary of a proposal that is in development.
Applicants with a PhD or will have PhD thesis completed before commencement of the position are encouraged to submit their interest.
Closing date: 11:55 pm on Friday, 11 October 2020
Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.
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