Research Fellow in Neutrino Phenomenology

University of Melbourne

Australia

February 9, 2022

Description

Research Fellow in Neutrino Phenomenology

Job no: 0055106

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department/School: School of Physics

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Salary: $75,289 - $102,163 per annum (Level A) (PhD Entry Level - $95,179 per annum)

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia's #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the School of Physics www. physics.unimelb.edu.au/

The University of Melbourne's School of Physics is one of Australia's leading Physics Schools. It has achieved this status through the high quality of its research and teaching programs. The School offers a wide range of physics subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and performs research in the following areas: Astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Experimental Particle Physics, Materials Science, Physical Biosciences, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and Theoretical Particle Physics.

The School of Physics hosts the following ARC Centre of Excellence groups:

  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence in All Sky Astrophysics (ASTRO 3D)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T)
  • The School also plays a major role in the Australian Synchrotron research program, and in the development of the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory.

    About the Role The appointee will be based at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus and work under the supervision of Prof Nicole Bell and A/Prof Matthew Dolan, in close collaboration with Prof John Beacom (Ohio State University). The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative researcher, who can work at an internationally competitive level, independently and as part of a team, on aspects of neutrino phenomenology and related topics.

    The position is offered for two years, with anticipated starting date around September 2021. Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Prof Nicole Bell (n.bell@unimelb.edu.au) for additional information.

    In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Under the guidance and support of Senior Academic staff conduct internationally competitive research, resulting in publications in high impact journals
  • Contribute to and publish academic papers and other scholarly outputs to a high academic standard in accordance with the research expectations of the University of Melbourne
  • Actively participate in research seminars and conferences to disseminate research findings as opportunities arise
  • Contribute to and assist in the co-supervision, mentoring and training of postgraduate or research higher degree students
  • Actively contribute to the research culture of the School of Physics and of the research group by attendance and active participation in meetings and seminars associated with the research work of the project, as well as School meetings and seminars
  • About You A confident communicator who can work independently as well as in a team with the capacity to develop and maintain productive working relationships. A keen problem-solver with strong attention to detail, you will have the ability to take initiative and work flexibly in a changing environment.

    Ideally, you will further have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Theoretical Particle or Astroparticle Physics or a related area
  • Expertise in neutrino phenomenology
  • Demonstrated aptitude for research with a sound record of peer-reviewed publication, commensurate with experience and opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare research reports and manuscripts for publication
  • Strong evidence of ability and desire to build an academic research career trajectory
  • Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, please visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff- benefits.

    Be Yourself At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us!

    Please DO NOT apply via the University website. The University will only be accepting applications submitted via the Academic Jobs Online website: https:// academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20886

    Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team athr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

    Advertised: 12 Jan 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 09 Feb 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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