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Postdoctoral Fellow - Exciton Science

University of New South Wales - Sydney, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job no: 501251
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Chemistry at UNSW is recognised nationally and internationally, for producing world-class fundamental and applied research in the field of Chemical Sciences to address real-world challenges. The School's research is focused on five key themes: Health, Energy. Advanced Materials, New Chemical Frontiers and Knowledge Exchange.

The position of Postdoctoral Fellow in Exciton Science is available in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx), in the School of Chemistry. The Postdoctoral Fellow will perform experiments pursuant to the goals of the Centre.

About the role

  • $96k – $104k plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed Term – 24 months
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The role of Postdoctoral Fellow in Exciton Science reports to Professor Timothy Schmidt, and has no direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Undertake time-resolved and steady-state molecular spectroscopy experiments as directed.
  • Fabricate novel optoelectronic devices utilizing molecular triplet states.
  • Interpret and analyse experimental data.
  • Present research at regular group meetings and conferences.
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication.
  • Day to day management of graduate and undergraduate student research.
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD (or soon to be awarded) in Exciton Science or related area.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students.
  • Experience in time-resolved and steady-state molecular spectroscopy, particularly involving the molecular triplet state.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact:
Timothy Schmidt
E: timothy.schmidt@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: February 26th, 2021

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Position Description

Advertised: 12 Feb 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 26 Feb 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time