Postdoctoral Research Fellow

May 12, 2019
May 27, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
School of Mathematics and Physics

The School of Mathematics and Physics is a School within the Faculty of Science at the University of Queensland. The Discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics. It is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. Undergraduate programs offered are BMath, BSc, BA (each with an Honours year) and BAdvSci; Coursework degrees (MSc, MFinMath, MDataSc) and research degrees (MPhil and PhD) are offered at postgraduate level.

The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first class research centres. Research is carried out at the cutting edge across a broad spectrum of areas in Mathematics and Statistics.

The position is based at the St. Lucia campus of The University of Queensland, one of the most spacious and attractive university campuses in Australia. The campus is centrally located near major public transport routes.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school's web site at

The role

The successful appointee will conduct research in the area of experimental nanomechanical and photonic sensing within a dynamic research team led by Professor Warwick Bowen.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in physics, engineering or similar with expert knowledge in the field of dissipation engineering in on-chip micromechanical devices. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in the development of optical and precision sensing and micro/nano-fabrication, a strong methodological background, excellent statistical and analytic skills together with strong writing abilities, and the ability to work with multidisciplinary research teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( ) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement .


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Research Academic level A for one year. The remuneration package will be in the range $67,542 - $90,982 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $79,025- $106,449).


To discuss this role please contact Professor Warwick Bowen on +61 7 3346 9425 or email .

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here .

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