Research Engineer (Internal Applicants Only)
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Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech
Salary (FTE):Research Professional Level 06 ($80,784.26 - $86,768.42)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia
School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Mechanical and Mining Engineering delivers a comprehensive range of programs
in aerospace, materials, mechanical, mechatronic and mining engineering.
Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs,
combined with world-class researchers and facilities, we are focused on
strengthening our position in the engineering community. We will develop
global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow by
attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and
collaborative work environment.
The School recognizes and values equity and diversity, and encourages
applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position,
regardless of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or
other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working
environment, and along with the University, is committed to supporting staff
with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and
initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.
For more information about the School, please visit:
https:// www. mechmining.uq.edu.au/
Centre for Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing (AMPAM)
With a focus on materials engineering, design and manufacturing solutions for
our key industries, AMPAM addresses the challenges of working towards a
AMPAM's activities in additive manufacturing involves collaborating with many
innovative Australian industry, research and government partners. Our focus is
strengthening Australian industrial capacity.
Our approach delivers outstanding achievements in research excellence and
technology adoption, backed by a best-practice quality system.
About This Opportunity
Focusing primarily on titanium additive manufacturing research activities, we
are seeking a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Research Engineer to advance the
uses of existing additive manufacturing technologies and techniques, as well
as explore new technology development.
This role will align with AMPAM's focus on industry capability development and
technology transfer activities for Australian SMEs.
As a Research Engineer, you will deal with a variety of tasks including:
Collaborate and consult with research groups to lead collaborative
projects in additive manufacturing.
Contribute to building national industrial capability and capacity in
additive manufacturing for high integrity, high value and high performing
Analyse outcomes from manufacturing trials and provide feedback on
effectiveness and enhancement.
Engage and influence stakeholders (research, industry) for supply chain
improvements and setting context through global best practice benchmarks,
standards and quality frameworks.
Contribute to the mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate research
For a full list of job duties, please see the embedded position description
This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one
of Australia's most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from
Brisbane's city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with
outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a
perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant
campus with the tradition of an established university.
Our Ideal Candidate
Alongside a bachelor's degree in engineering (or equivalent) with relevant
experience in Titanium Additive manufacturing; or a combination of relevant
industry experience in Titanium Additive manufacturing or an equivalent
combination of relevant experience and/or education/training, we are seeking
candidates who can demonstrate:
Experience in research and working collaboratively with a wide range of
colleagues and diverse stakeholders.
High levels of drive and enthusiasm.
An ability to prioritise own workload, work independently and meet firm
High level of interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Ability and willingness to contribute actively toward a safe working
culture and environment.
For a full list of selection criteria, please see the embedded position
You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this
appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal
record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not
automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be
considered on its merits.
We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from
those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion
webpage contains further information if you require additional support.
Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to
What We Can Offer
This is a full-time, fixed term position up to 12 months at Research HEW Level
For a HEW Level 6, The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range
$80,784 - $86,768 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in
the range $94,517 - $101,519
You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave
loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, discounted private health
insurance, development programs and many other benefits.
For further information, please review The University of Queensland's
Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.
To discuss this role please contact Professor Matthew Dargusch via
For application queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org stating the job
number in the subject line.
Want to Apply?
To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below.
All applicants must supply the following documents:
Cover letter addressing key selection criteria found in the position
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be
considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQCareers portal by the
job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including
direct email will not be accepted.
This opportunity is only available to current casual, fixed term or
continuing employees at The University of Queensland as well as any Aboriginal
and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Advertised: 07 Sep 2021
Applications close: 21 Sep 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time