Research Assistant - Computational Geomechanics

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 29, 2024
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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position for three years

  • Salary Academic A + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus

  • About the role

    As Research Assistant, you will be undertaking research activities on an ARC Discovery Project. You will work with an increasing degree of autonomy as skills and experience develop.

    To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • PhD degree in the field of Geotechnical Engineering or an equivalent area

  • Evidence of research output including publications, conference contributions and/or technical reports in Computational Mechanics and Geomechanics and/or machine learning and AI

  • High skills in computer programming languages such as Fortran, C++, or Python

  • Ability to generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government

  • Ability to work autonomously whilst displaying a strong commitment to work in a team environment, including the demonstrated ability to confidently and effectively work with colleagues, and project team leaders

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage varying workloads and respond to changing priorities as required

  • Demonstrated high level communication skills

  • Ability to co-supervise postgraduate by research students

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    The School of Engineering is based on innovation and creativity. Our disciplines provide programs with flexible pathways to global careers or postgraduate research encompassing:

  • aerospace engineering and aviation

  • chemical and environmental engineering

  • civil and infrastructure engineering

  • electrical and biomedical engineering

  • electronic and telecommunications engineering

  • mechanical and automotive engineering

  • manufacturing, materials and mechatronics engineering

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    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Professor Majid Nazem via email [email protected].

    Position Description: Research Assistant – Computational Geomechanics

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Applications Close:

    29 Feb 2024 11.59 pm

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