[Neutron] Lecturer in High-Pressure Experimental Mineral Physics, at Macquarie University and ANSTO, Sydney, Australia - Deadline 17th July 2010 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

ROBINSON, Robert rro at ansto.gov.au
Mon May 30 09:33:38 CEST 2011

Lecturer in High-Pressure Experimental Mineral Physics (016AO)
"Join a world-class research university - Macquarie University is a
world-leader in research in the natural sciences, with 80% of all
research areas ranked at world standard or above*." 
*Federal Government Excellence in Research Australia initiative
Macquarie University and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology
Organisation (ANSTO) have created this exciting collaborative
opportunity for a research associate to work with staff at the Bragg
Institute and Macquarie. The goal is to develop complementary high
pressure, large-volume experimental facilities at both the Australian
Synchrotron and the OPAL research. We are looking for a research
associate (Lecturer, Level B) with expertise in high-pressure
experimental studies to work on Earth materials under high-pressure and
high-temperature conditions and to participate in core and collaborative
research with the ANSTO neutron scattering and Australian Synchrotron
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and self-directed
individual. Experience with high-pressure experimental techniques is
required and experience in deformation studies, x-ray or neutron
diffraction, and crystallography, are all highly desirable. A PhD in
Geoscience, Materials Science, Solid State Chemistry, Physics or related
field from an accredited college or university is required.  The
candidate is expected to publish his/her research results and present at
scientific conferences. 
Enquiries: Associate Professor Tracy Rushmer  (Tracy.Rushmer at mq.edu.au)
with a copy to Professor Robert Robinson (rro at ansto.gov.au).

Appointment Type: Full-time, Fixed-term for a period of 5 years, and
subject to probationary conditions.

Package: Level B from $79,223 - $93,945 pa, plus 17% employer's
superannuation and annual leave loading.


Applications Close: 17 July 2011


Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social
inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability;
women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous
Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and
linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University
online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or
remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact
the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.


Robert A. Robinson
Head of the Bragg Institute, B87
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Locked Bag 2001
Kirrawee DC
NSW 2232

Tel:    +61 (2) 9717 9204
FAX:    +61 (2) 9717 3606
Mobile: 0417 017 503
E-mail: robert.robinson at ansto.gov.au


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