Research Fellow – ARC CoE TMOS – Optical Integrated Sensors

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
November 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:$105,548 - $125,341
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Contract Type:2 year Fixed Term
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full-time, 2 year Fixed Term position

  • Salary Academic Level B ($105,548 - $125,341) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

  • About the Role

    The Research Fellow will be a part of the RMIT node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS).

    The Research Fellow's role is primarily to plan, develop and engage in high quality research projects that are aligned with the objectives of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS). They will also contribute to ongoing related research projects and in postgraduate research training. The Research Fellow will embed their research expertise into the life of the School through the development of high-quality, productivity-driven research networks across RMIT and with local and national, internal and external partners.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and/or industry links.

  • Demonstrated experience in LED and photodetector based optical sensor technologies

  • Demonstrated experience in surface mount device components will be beneficial.

  • Demonstrated experience in microfabrication/nanofabrication, and materials characterisation.

  • Please view position description for further selection criteria


    Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

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

    Special Measures

    RMIT is committed in driving progression towards gender equality and ensuring the diversity in our organisation is balanced at every level.

    We're proud members of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN Program to support gender equity and diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, and its Bronze Medal recipient.

    Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act permits the University to conduct female only recruitment in addressing the substantive imbalance of female representation in Science, Engineering and Business, IT and Logistics schools. The Racial Discrimination Act permits special measures that foster greater racial equality in the Australian community.

    RMIT's School of Engineering will therefore only consider applications from suitably qualified women, gender diverse or Indigenous candidates for this position.

    RMIT University is committed to creating inclusive culture that recognises diversity of our staff. We understand that life is multi-dimensional, and you may experience a range of professional and personal circumstances that may affect your career. As such, we implemented ‘Achievement Relative to Opportunity' (ARtO) principles within our recruitment-related policies and processes. You may decide to activate ARtO to address the impact of personal or work circumstances on the scope of your application.

    For further information about ARtO - https: // www. with-us

    About the College

    The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

    STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

    Our diversity and shared values empower our work, and we are proud of the College's inclusive, caring culture. We offer a safe, dynamic work environment, and support every member of our community to achieve their potential. The College appointed Victoria's first ever Dean of STEM, Diversity & Inclusion in 2020, and this role drives gender equity, diversity and inclusion strategies across the College.

    We are here to positively impact the world and create the next generation of STEM leaders.


    To Apply

    Please submit your CV, covering letter and separate document 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 Madhu Bhaskaran FTSE via email [email protected].

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    Applications Close:

    26 Nov 2023 11.59 pm

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