Postdoctoral Research Fellow - School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

ALB $99,530 – 118,115 17% superannuation
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

About us

The School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and high-quality research in civil and mechanical engineering. The school has extensive laboratory facilities including pavement/geotechnology research facilities and water laboratory enhancements.

Your new role

Conducting research in the Bio-civil engineering area in ARC-Linkage Project and achieve milestones. The Fellow will conduct and coordinate research as delineated in the research project, develop and procure resources for the project, manage the Bio-Activated Materials Laboratory, train new research team members, liaise with industry partners and other project duties directed by the Project Lead. Key performance indicators are disseminating research results through reports, presentations, publications in leading international journals and commercialisation.

 You will bring to the role

  • PhD in either Biotechnology/Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in the area of “Bio-based construction materials” with outcomes of publications in high quality international journals
  • Demonstrated skill in seeking and securing research grants
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to perform hands on experiments and interact with a range of students, staff and industry partners.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and oral communication skills with ability to consult and liaise effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills with the ability to create systematic and consistent requirements specifications, reports and other relevant documentation in clear and user-friendly language.
  • Able to plan, organise, achieve multiple work targets, and meet deadlines.

What we offer you

  • Agile and flexible working environment with great work life balance
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set
  • Competitive remuneration package with 17% Superannuation
  • Extensive learning and development available
  • Beautiful Campus offering excellent amenities
  • Offering health and retail discounts

Next steps

Curtin University requires you to provide a cover letter and resume including sufficient information and examples to allow us to assess your suitability for the role.  Please attach a document outlining your suitability for the role against the section “What you will bring to role”

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  

Please apply via the attached link; we cannot accept resumes sent to the above contact.

Applications close: 9:00 PM, Friday 15 November 2019

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

04/11/2019 $0 Perth 1 Engineering
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