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Postdoctoral Fellow

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level A

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $73,309 - $92,015 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Fixed term (24 months)

Position Overview

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science. Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

This position is located within the Research School of Chemistry working in the Catalyst Design research lab under the supervision of Dr Annie Colebatch. The primary focus of the position will be investigating the synthesis, reactivity and catalytic application of cooperative, bimetallic transition metal complexes. In particular, investigating their use as homogeneous catalysts for (de)hydrogenation reactions of liquid organic hydrogen carriers for chemical hydrogen fuel storage.

The successful candidate will have made progress towards, or completed a PhD in chemistry. Experience in air-sensitive synthetic chemistry is essential; experience in catalysis and X-ray crystallography is not essential, but would be an advantage.

This position is located on campus at ANU in Canberra.

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For further information, please contact Dr Annie Colebatch E: annie.colebatch@anu.edu.au.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. People with a disability are encouraged to apply. For more information about staff equity at ANU, click here.

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).

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

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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