$89,610 to $96,007 (Level A) plus an employer contribution of up to 17%
superannuation will apply.
Fixed term position for two years.
The University of Adelaide node of the Australian Research Council Centre of
Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) seeks to appoint a
You will work in a dynamic and multi-faceted team that explores sensing and
control of optics in current and next-generation gravitational wave detectors,
including the development of novel technologies for high-precision measurement
of optical absorption in low-loss materials and coatings, wavefront sensing
and adaptive optics.
You will also mentor graduate students and guide their projects in
collaboration with other post-doctoral researchers and the OzGrav group
The position includes collaboration with our national and international
partners, and the opportunity to participate in the commissioning of the aLIGO
detectors and to present your work at national and international conferences.
To be successful you will need:
PhD (or thesis submitted) or equivalent experience in experimental laser
physics, photonics, optics and/or optical sensing.
A commitment to research excellence.
Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research in addition to
working effectively as a member of a research team in a complex setting.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
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. Flexible working
arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.
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, 31st July 2022.
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Professor Peter Veitch
University of Adelaide node leader, OzGrav
P: +61 (8) 831 34270
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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.