Research Fellow Membrane Modelling

University of Melbourne
August 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$83,468 – $113,262
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Research Fellow Membrane Modelling

Job no: 0060576 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time, Fixed-term for up to 3 years Faculty: Engineering and Information Technology School: Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Salary: Level A: $83,468 – $113,262 (PhD entry Level A.6 - $105,518) plus 17% super

  • Contribute to cutting edge research in ion exchange membranes
  • Work in a collaborative and dynamic multi-disciplinary team at the School of
  • Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role

    We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Research Fellow to take the lead in developing an innovative, unifying model for the transport of charged ions and uncharged molecules through ion exchange membranes. This exciting project aims to bridge the gap between fundamental and applied research by incorporating real-world complexities into our understanding of ion transport.

    This is an exceptional opportunity to play a pivotal role in applying ion exchange membrane technology to applications ranging from hydrogen electrolysis to bioprocessing. We encourage you to apply and be a part of our groundbreaking research initiative.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing mechanistic models of ion equilibria and ion transport
  • Supporting PhD students in their experimental work in this field
  • Becoming fully immersed in the research culture of the Faculty.
  • Publishing your results in top tier peer-reviewed journals.
  • Who We Are Looking For

    To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated researcher, with research experience in process modelling, transport kinetics or chemical equilibria. You will also have excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

    You will also have:

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, applied mathematics or a related discipline.
  • Completion of a PhD with a focus on process modelling, transport kinetics or chemical equilibria
  • Ability to undertake research under limited supervision and deliver against research objectives.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – The School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

    The School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering integrates the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, creating a globally recognized hub for cutting-edge research and teaching. The Department of Chemical Engineering hosts leading Research Centres, including the Peter Cook Centre for Carbon Capture and Research and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology. With state-of-the-art laboratories spread across four locations, our accomplished academics, including Fellows of prestigious societies, drive interdisciplinary collaboration. Strong industry, government, and community partnerships inform both teaching and research, with a dedicated focus on Industry Engagement. Offering four Master's of Engineering degrees and diverse undergraduate majors, we provide an impactful educational experience for over 250 students.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Shabon Nawabi via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 09 Jul 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 20 Aug 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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