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Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow

  • 556337
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Continuing (Contingent Funded)
  • Closing at: Aug 2 2024 at 23:55 AEST

Classification: Academic Level A/B
Salary package: $82,936 - $128,026 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing (contingent funded), funded until 31 August 2026

Working at ANU
This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team
ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position
We are advertising a key role in a friendly, motivated team working towards development of high-precision measurement technology for gravitational wave detection.

This position is within the ANU Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics (CGA), a joint facility of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Research School of Physics. CGA undertakes a world-leading role for Australia in the science and technology of gravitational wave discoveries and is the ANU node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav).

The Person
We are looking for an early career academic with experience in gravitational wave instrumentation. Expertise in any of the areas of quantum metrology, generation and manipulation of squeezed light and laser interferometry are desirable.

We are looking for candidates who like challenging problems and work well within a diverse and collegial team. 

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics.

For more information about these positions, please contact A/Prof Bram Slagmolen on T: +61 2 61259094 or bram.slagmolen@anu.edu.au.

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (traditional or narrative CV), and
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: hr.cos@anu.edu.au. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not having any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

 

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