ALA - $91,431 - $98,028 plus 17% superannuation
ALB - $103,101 - $122,133 plus 17% superannuation
Job Reference: 959347
Your new role
School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences
The Physics Department, within the School of Electrical Engineering, Computing
and Mathematical Sciences, is organised along its research strengths of
Materials Science, Radio Astronomy, Theoretical Physics and Environmental
Physics. Its mission is to provide a broad world-class undergraduate education
in physics, with advanced courses and postgraduate studies being aligned with
its research strengths.
Curtin University is a participant in the Australian Research Council (ARC)
Training Centre for the Global Hydrogen Economy (GlobH2E) led by UNSW. The
GlobH2E brings together 6 leading Universities with UNSW as the administrating
node, 4 international research institutions and 15 companies to work
collaboratively in the areas of chemical, safety and manufacturing
engineering, materials science and theoretical modelling, social science and
energy market analysis to develop new, cost-effective hydrogen technologies
and new research-based engineering and business skills to facilitate and
support the transformation of Australia's industry into a hydrogen powerhouse.
Funding from the ARC Training Centre GlobH2E is available to appoint a
Research Fellow at Curtin to work with John Curtin Distinguished Professor
Craig Buckley and Associate Professor Mark Paskevicius in conjunction with
researchers and Kotai Energy (Industry partner) and potentially with others
within the training centre on the ‘hydrogen for export' within the hydrogen
Following the recent grant success of the ARC Training Centre for the GlobH2E,
an exciting opportunity exists for a highly skilled researcher to be employed
as a Research Associate/Fellow to work on solid-state hydrogen storage
materials for hydrogen export applications. You will require a broad materials
science background, project management skills, and familiarity with materials
characterisation and modelling techniques. A strong research background in
electrochemistry techniques is also required.
This role may be offered at an ALA or ALB level, depending on experience. The
appointment is for 3 years in the first instance with a firm possibility of an
extension based on performance.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Professor Craig Buckley
via email on email@example.com
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU
2021 and QS World University Rankings 2021) and is WA's most preferred
university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners, a major global
player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, and
In addition, we offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a
friendly and collaborative work environment, generous annual/personal and
career leave, salary-packaging, leave loading, healthcare and many more. Our
vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare, medical centre,
and endless food options including a supermarket.
For more information on our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au
Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document
addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your
suitability for this role.
Ph.D. in either Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or Engineering.
Demonstrated relevant subject/discipline knowledge and knowledge and
experience in relevant research techniques.
Demonstrated competency in a range of qualitative and quantitative
Emerging research track record/potential to conduct quality research and
contribute productively to research teams under supervision.
Evidence of a strong record of research outputs/creative works in high
quality refereed journals/outlets consistent with the discipline (ALB
Evidence of quality and impact of research outputs/creative works
including journal ranking, citation indices, patents awarded, reputation
and standing of publishing house or other outlets, independent review from
distinguished scholars or critics, or equivalent esteem measures as
appropriate to the discipline (ALB level).
Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a
commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working
environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross
cultural sensitivity (ALB level).
Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies,
procedures, and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions
of this position.
Applications close: 4 October 2022, 10pm AWST
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a
current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and
reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state
government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide
evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process or require any
reasonable assistance to participate in the recruitment process, please
contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).
We reserve the right to engage with recruitment agencies/search firms to
support our recruitment in some instances – unsolicited contact is not