Research Leader – Hard Condensed-Matter
• Competitive salary package
ANSTO is one of Australia’s foremost scientific research and development
organisations, focused on delivering the benefits of nuclear science to the
Australian community. Based in Sydney, we have recently commenced operation of
the new 20-MW OPAL Reactor along with its initial suite of 7 instruments. We are
widely recognised as the leading group of neutron scatterers in the Southern
We are seeking a senior researcher with an outstanding track record, to
lead and mentor a team of 20 principal-investigator level researchers using
neutron diffraction, inelastic neutron scattering and other methods to solve
important problems in condensed-matter physics, chemistry, materials science and
engineering and the earth sciences.
As the successful candidate you will be expected to conduct a
high-quality research program, in collaboration with Australian universities,
industry, other ANSTO divisions and overseas scientists. Possible areas
can include physics, chemistry and materials science and engineering.
The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in condensed-matter
physics, chemistry, materials science or a related area, and excellent
interpersonal and communication skills. Your demonstrated ability to work both
independently and in multi-disciplinary teams will complement your previous
experience leading, mentoring and motivating a group of scientists.
Experience at, or using, major neutron-scattering or x-ray synchrotron
facilities is required.
To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and
medical assessment and Australian citizens are preferred.
For further technical information relating to this position please contact
Rob Robinson on +61 (02) 9717 9039 or at firstname.lastname@example.org,au
For further information on how to apply and to view the selection criteria
please consult the application
or contact Megan Lusty on +61 (02) 9717 3094.
Applications should be submitted online and must address the selection
Applications Close: 1 March