Free open Job in Australasia Research Officer at RMIT University

RMIT University

  • Bundoora East campus
  • Full time, fixed term contract (2.5years)
  • $65,004-$88,172 p.a + 17% super 

The Organisation
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. 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. 

The roles and your responsibilities
The Research Officer position is funded by an ARC Discovery grant. This position is expected to make a significant contribution to the research project in the School of Engineering, especially in biodegradable magnesium based alloys and scaffolds. The position will carry out independent and/or team research which has a significant impact in the area of the specialisation and be acknowledged at national and international levels as being influential in expanding the knowledge of their relevant discipline.

Skills and experience required
The ideal candidate will have substantial knowledge in material science and engineering, metals, alloys and composite materials, biomaterials or related areas. Your ability to undertake high quality research in metallic biomaterials and to analyse the state of areas of technology from publications and patents will be critical to success in this role. Furthermore, key to this role will be your demonstrated track record and recognition for quality research outputs which have a significant impact on the field of Materials Science and Engineering, in particular metallic biomaterials. Your ability to clearly communicate research approaches, concepts and outcomes is essential. 

A PhD degree (or substantial progress towards the completion of a PhD degree) in Materials Science and Engineering or relevant discipline area is required. 

To Apply
For further information please contact Professor Cuie Wen on +61 3 9925 7290 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 557574.

Applications close on Monday 24 July 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.

Customer advert reference: 557574

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