09. June 2015 - Australian National University / ANSTO
Joint Postdoctoral Fellow - structural and dynamic effects of advanced functional materials
Joint Postdoctoral Fellow - structural and dynamic effects of advanced functional materials
09. June 2015 - Australian National University / ANSTO
Joint Postdoctoral Fellow - structural and dynamic effects of advanced functional materials
Joint Postdoctoral Fellow - structural and dynamic effects of advanced functional materials
Employer
Australian National University / ANSTO
Location

Canberra / ACT

Introduction

Applications are invited for a two (2) year appointment as an ANU/ANSTO Joint Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A) to study the structural and dynamic effects of advanced functional materials like polar functional materials (such as ferroelectric and multiferroic materials), and energy conversion and storage materials mainly through neutron scattering.

Job description

Neutron scattering experiments will be carried out mainly on the new Time-of-flight Spectrometer (PELICAN), Thermal 3-axis Spectromenter (TAIPAN), and the high-intensity (WOMBAT) and high resolution (ECHIDNA) powder diffractometers at the OPAL research reactor in Sydney. The sample preparation and other physical property characterisation will be done at the ANU. The position will be based at the Bragg Institute in Sydney (Dr. Dehong Yu) and at the Australian National University in Canberra (Prof. Yun Liu) with approximate fraction of 50:50.

Requested Profile

A PhD degree in condensed matters physics, materials science or a related area is essential. You are expected to have a strong research background in two or more of solid-state physics, neutron scattering, materials chemistry and advanced functional materials. You will play a critical role in exploring the structural and dynamic effects of technologically important functional materials via several neutron diffraction/scattering techniques.

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How to Apply

You have to apply online here

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) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

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

Applications close: 19 Jul 2015 11:55:00 PM Aus. Eastern Standard Time

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/staff-equity

Deadline
19. June 2015
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