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Research Officer / Postdoctoral Research Fellow

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND - St Lucia, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

School of Chemical Engineering

The School of Chemical Engineering is an international leader in the chemical engineering field and has an excellent reputation, built over 100 years at The University of Queensland.

We deliver quality programs and leadership in chemical engineering education, research and development, and expert consulting to support the process industries. Undergraduate teaching within the School focuses on the disciplines of chemical, bioprocess, biomedical, environmental and metallurgical engineering and postgraduate programs are available in growing fields including water, sustainable energy, bioprocess and biomedical engineering. The School’s project-centered curriculum has been recognised as an international exemplar of engineering education.

Worldwide, UQ Chemical Engineering was ranked 33rd in the QS World University Rankings 2019 for Chemical Engineering. Central to the School’s success are our staff, specifically the academic, research and professional staff. They are engaged in pioneering teaching and research crossing traditional disciplinary boundaries, mindful of their role in addressing the big challenges that lie ahead.

Catalysed by our move to a new home for Chemical Engineering at UQ in 2021, the soon to be completed eleven story, state-of-the-art Andrew N. Liveris Building, the School is entering an exciting growth and rejuvenation phase. We are wanting to recruit new staff who are passionate and committed to building on our long-standing acknowledged successes in cutting-edge teaching and learning, research impact and industry and public sector engagement, to further increase our local and international impact in learning and discovery in chemical engineering.

Our people are our greatest asset. We offer collaborative, inclusive work and study places, which are enriched by the significant diversity of our staff, students and community. We genuinely believe that creativity and innovation flourishes in an environment where people feel supported, valued and empowered. Mutual respect, inclusivity and accountability are at the cornerstone of UQ’s culture.

The School of Chemical Engineering is committed to supporting the career growth of women academics and have a number of initiatives to support women in developing and achieving a fulfilling career within the School.

For more information about the School, please visit: www.uq.edu.au/chemeng

About This Opportunity

The School of Chemical Engineering is seeking an enthusiastic Research Officer or Postdoctoral Research Fellow to help develop advanced electrode materials for sodium-ion batteries and sodium-ion capacitors and conduct fundamental research using in-situ and ex-situ techniques.

In addition, the successful candidate will build links to academic colleagues with expertise in the project area, write and edit scientific works and publish high-quality reports, as well as work with team members to supervise honours, masters and RHD students.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

As the successful candidate, you will have completed your PhD, or be working towards a PhD in chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, physics, chemistry or a related field.

You will also have demonstrated experience and skills using in-situ instrumental analysis methods for studying electrochemical cells, and capability of analysis and interpretation of research date. In addition, you will have the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team in a collaborative and cooperative approach with others while being able to take a leadership role in research and student supervision.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for 12 months at Academic Research Level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,729.75 - $94,637.91, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $82,752.93 - $110,725.30.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

PD_Research Officer_514578.pdf

Questions

To discuss the role, please email Professor George Zhao on george.zhao@uq.edu.au

For application queries, please email recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQCareers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

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