Grant-Funded Researcher (A) - Optical Sensing and Materials Science

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
May 01, 2021
May 10, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a high-achieving postdoctoral researcher to join a world-leading research group within the area of optical sensing and materials science. In this role, you will design, fabricate, modify chemically, integrate, and assess sensing tools for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. The position will support our research program to improve diagnosis safety and accuracy.

To be successful you will need:
  • Completion of a PhD in an appropriate field relevant to chemical engineering and advanced materials.
  • High-level understanding of research methodologies, project management and communication of results, including a demonstrated track record of publications and conferences.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to deliver project outcomes.
  • Sound understanding and ability to undertake research associated with anodisation, surface chemistry engineering, optical sensing, and spectroscopic techniques.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth, and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-caliber people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

The Faculty of ECMS aims to increase the diversity of its staff population and applications from women are particularly encouraged.

To support our staff and students in their academic lives, the faculty celebrates diversity and has a range of programs available including:
  • A variety of flexible working arrangements
  • Support to staff with caring responsibilities to participate in conferences, workshops, field trips and other approved work-related travel
  • Research support schemes designed to support female academics to enhance and promote their career
  • Childcare facilities
  • Women's professional development network opportunities

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your faculty's broader role:

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Eligible applicants must have current valid Australian working rights to be considered for this role.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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