Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Autonomous Discovery

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
March 20, 2024
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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until 20 December 2026

  • Salary Academic Level A6-B1 + 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

  • Dive into a project that is set to redefine green technology and collaborative research.

  • About You

    Join our groundbreaking research as a Research Fellow, pioneering the Autonomous Discovery of Green Inhibitors project. You'll be at the forefront, merging robotic electrochemistry, evolutionary algorithms, and molecular modelling, aiming for innovations in inhibitor discovery with with limited human intervention. Your role will be pivotal in shaping the future of sustainable technology, from refining robotic discovery processes to enhancing our understanding of molecular modelling for corrosion inhibition. You'll lead in developing algorithms that mimic genetic processes, contributing to a system that self-evolves to find new solutions. As a mentor, you'll guide and supervise two PhD students, sharing your knowledge and inspiring the next generation of researchers.

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

  • A PhD in Data Science, Information Technology, Electrochemistry, Computational Materials Science, or a related field.

  • A proven track record in data integration and analysis (incl. ML) from various sources or disciplines.

  • Expertise in conducting and interpreting electrochemical experiments.

  • A solid understanding of molecular modelling.

  • Exceptional scholarly writing skills, with a history of publishing in top- tier journals and conferences.

  • The capacity to work independently, driving significant academic or real- world impact.

  • Please view the position description for further key selection criteria.

    Qualifications Required:

  • For Level B Research Fellow Appointment: A PhD in Data Science, Information Technology, Electrochemistry, Computational Materials Science, or a related field.

  • For Level A Research Assistant (Postdoctoral) Appointment: Qualification in a relevant field and nearing completion of a PhD.

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

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    The School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering & Aviation; Chemical & Environmental Engineering; Civil & Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical & Biomedical Engineering; Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials & Mechatronic Engineering; Mechanical & Automotive Engineering.

    As a top 100 university in the world for engineering (2015 QS Rankings by Faculty; Engineering and Technology), RMIT Engineering provides students with work-relevant education programs, access to excellent research facilities and opportunities to engage in creative real-world project work through robust relations with local and international industry leaders.

    RMIT Engineering's education is based on innovation and creativity. Key discipline areas in the School of Engineering provide programs with flexible pathways to global careers or postgraduate research. For more information, visit https: // www. colleges/engineering

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter 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 Ivan Cole via email [email protected]

    Position Description – Research Fellow in Autonomous Discovery

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    Applications close on Wednesday 20 March 2024 at 11.59 pm.

    Applications Close:

    20 Mar 2024 11.59 pm

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