Robertson Research Fellowship
Faculty of Science – School of Molecular Sciences
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.
Depending on your area of research, you will work in the School of Molecular Sciences within the Faculty of Science, or the Department of Physics within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University Western Australia.
The School of Molecular Sciences based in UWA’s iconic Bayliss Building, supports a vibrant environment for multidisciplinary research, high quality PhD training and industry engagement. The School spans the fields of chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular genetics, nanotechnology and systems biology.
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 gravity and field, quantum information and computation, spintronics, terahertz and optical technology, and medical physics.
About the opportunity
As a Research Associate you will, under limited direction, prepare and submit (or will have already submitted) an external competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship application with your nominated mentor at UWA.
With your area of research in one or a combination of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics or Materials Science, you will formulate a coherent and focused research plan and conduct high quality research. You will also present your work at conferences, communicate with collaborators, and supervise Honours and PhD students.
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 with a UWA mentor.
Applicants with a PhD or will have PhD completed before commencement of the position are encouraged to submit their interest.
Closing date: 11:55 pm on Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.
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