(Level A6-A8) $89,610-$96,007 pe r annum plus an employer contribution
of up to 17% superannuation may apply.
This fixed-term position is available immediately for up to 3 years
The Department of Chemistry is a vibrant research and teaching unit within the
School of Physical Sciences and based on the central North Terrace Campus.
Academics, self-funded researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and a strong cohort
of HDR students in the Department of Chemistry are working in areas of
fundamental chemistry and on applied projects in health, environment, wine and
food, energy technology and defence.
Through ARC Discovery Project funding an exciting opportunity has arisen to
work with one of our internationally regarded research teams on the design and
synthesis of hierarchically porous metal-organic framework catalysts.
This postdoctoral research position, which is available for up to three years,
is an exciting opportunity to develop expertise in materials science and the
design and synthesis of catalysts that are central to decarbonising industrial
To be successful you should have:
A PhD in Chemistry.
Advanced skills and experience in the synthesis and characterisation of
Experience in homogeneous or heterogeneous catalysis.
Excellent written and oral communication skills (for conference
presentations, manuscript preparation) and a willingness to develop grant
Ability to undertake a leadership role within a team, and to interact with
students, collaborators, supervisors, and funders.
Enjoy an outstanding career environment
The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size,
breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including
significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you
vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.
It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our
operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many
world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but
across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant
source of inspiration.
Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with
our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect,
collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are
our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills,
knowledge and capability of all our staff.
We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the
changing demands of work, personal and family life.
In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These
include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality
professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health
clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.
Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs
Your faculty's broader role
The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub
of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world
leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The
Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of
Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au
If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make
Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application
form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document
that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position
as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.
Applications close 11:55pm, 2 June 2022.
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Prof. Christian Doonan
Professor, School of Physical Sciences/Department of Chemistry
P: +61 (8) 8313 5770
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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the
requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.
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