Research Fellow Grade 1

10 May 2019 10:50 AM | Edward Comer

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The Centre for Clean Environment and Energy is a strategic platform in the area of environmental sustainability. The overarching goal is to deliver positive research outcomes that help drive healthy, clean and sustainable environments, both now and in the future.  We focus on innovative chemical, microbiological and nano-technological approaches to better understand the effects of pollutants within aquatic environments and soils, and renewable green energy sources.

The opportunity
The Research Fellow (Post-doc) will conduct research on research in the area of smart windows, such as thermochromic and electrochromic windows. The project is funded by an ARC Linkage project that will take a multi-disciplinary approach to develop and optimise the coating recipes to improve smart window energy efficiency and multiple sensor systems to engage the surrounding environment. It involves the chemical and electrochemical synthesis of functional nanomaterials, formulation of nanocomposite coating, novel application techniques of coatings, redesign of the traditional windows, integration of the thin film material based sensors onto the laminated windows, and reconstruction of the future window structure. 

This is a fixed term (1 year), full time position based at the Gold Coast Campus.

About you
Applicants must have completed prior to commencing the Research Fellow role, a doctorate in Materials Chemistry, Chemical/Materials Engineering or a closely-related subject. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to engage in high quality research and development of a publication record, including evidence of the ability to publish high quality research publications relevant to the field. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to successfully work independently and with minimal supervision to meet competing deadlines and also work effectively as a team member.

Salary range
Research Fellow Grade 1: $73,791 - $86,579 plus superannuation contributions.

How to apply

To view the application requirements and position description for this role please click on the following link: Apply Now

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Dr Yulin Zhong, Senior Lecturer on +61 (0) 7 5552 8209.

For application queries, please contact Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359 or at  

Closing date: Monday 10 June 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online through Griffith's Career Board.

Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while this position is advertised as full time, a fractional appointment with flexible working hours can be negotiated.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.


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