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The Australian National University

Research Fellow

Apply now Job no: 525950
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary Package: $98,009 - $111,365 plus 17% superannuation
Employment Type: Full time, Fixed term (2 years)

Position Overview:

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University‚Äôs reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. Our academics and students are engaged in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research, in exciting areas such as renewable energy, robotics, telecommunications, biomaterials, human-machine interaction, and artificial intelligence.

The Research School of Engineering, within the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science consists of an exceptional community of students, educators, scholars and researchers who embrace the breadth of engineering professions across traditional disciplinary boundaries. 

We currently have two Research Fellow positions available and seek applications from enthusiastic academics to join a team of experienced academics and contribute to the development of a high-efficiency, low-cost solar hydrogen production systems. You will have the the opportunity to become involved in a rapidly expanding research field of Hydrogen production. Further information is available at

Position 1: will work to integrate the latest advancement in solar cells, and earth abundant catalysts into a high efficiency systems to generate hydrogen by splitting water. This will require the design, fabrication, and characterisation of photo-electrochemical systems and components.

Position 2: will work on Computational modelling of catalysts at semiconductor interfaces and their interactions with light and electrolytes. This involves getting an atom-level understanding of the electronic processes at interfaces.

We welcome and develop diversity of background, experience and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia. These positions are nominally for two years, with the possibility of an extension to three years. 

For Further enquires please contact Dr Fiona Beck on T:+61 2 61970113 E:  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application Information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes name and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current of previous supervisor)
  • Any other documents, as required

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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