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2 x Research Fellows for Australian Research Council (ARC)

RMIT University (Victoria)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 26/09/2017

Job Category:

Education / Research

Job description:

2 x Research Fellows for Australian Research Council (ARC)

Job no: 557473
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Engineering, Research, Education

  • Convenient CBD Location
  • 2 x Full-Time, 2 Year Fixed-Term Positions available
  • A$92,815 - A$110,220 p.a + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

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

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The School is seeking to appoint two Research Fellows on two year fixed term contracts with the possibility for extension.

RMIT University has been funded as a node leader for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies (FLEET) that comprise of more than 35 chief and partner investigators at seven Australian institutions and more than 10 institutions worldwide. The team is highly interdisciplinary with internationally recognised researchers from physics, chemistry, materials science, electronics backgrounds for creating future low energy units using nano and atomically thin materials. As a Research Fellow in this project you will be involved in originating new theoretical concepts and also fabrication and characterisation of atomically thin and two dimensional (2D) semiconductors. The focus is on developing future electronic components, nanotechnology enabled systems and functional materials, which will be used for creating energy efficient electronic devices. To learn more about FLEET, please visit website:

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a strong research track record in micro/nano materials and device fabrication processes as well as material characterisations with good knowledge regarding the physics of low dimensional materials. You will also have a demonstrated ability to experimentally realise and characterise electronic, optical, chemical properties of functional materials. Your proven ability to undertake scientific research and development in research programs together with your ability to clearly communicate research results, concepts and knowledge will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Distinguished Professor Kourosh Kalantar zadeh on +61 3 9925 3254 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 557473.

Download File PD Research Fellow - FLEET.doc

Applications close on Tuesday 31st October 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.