Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Materials Science

University of New South Wales

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

•                  One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities

•                  Australian bush land setting with FREE parking

•                  Strong commitment to staff development and learning

•                  Strong commitment to work life and family balance

•                  Generous superannuation opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Canberra is seeking a multidisciplinary focused Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in computational materials science. The successful applicant will have had experience performing calculations simulating the electronic structure of materials with exposure to experimental materials science.

About the Role:

Role:                  Postdoctoral Fellow

Salary:               $97,368- $104,143 plus 17% Superannuation

Term:                 Fixed Term, until May 2023

About the Successful Applicants

To be successful in this role you will:

•             Hold a PhD in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics or a related area.

•             Be a communication champion, you can effectively communicate with a wide range of persons and methods.

•             Be an innovator and able to apply this to your research.

In your application you should systematically address the skills and experience  outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the Position Description – please ensure that you allow pop-ups for Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role. The position is located in Canberra, ACT. The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra


Associate Professor Terry Frankcombe, Chief Investigator


P: 02 5114 5024

Applications Close: Sunday 2 May 2021, 11:30pm

Advertised: 01 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 02 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time