Research Associate/Fellow - Micro/Nanofabrication – Infrared detector and imaging technologies
Job no: 505115
Work type: Full time
Categories: Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Research Associate / Research Fellow
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences - School of Engineering - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
- Join the newly established Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence
- An exciting research opportunity with expertise in Micro/Nanofabrication of Infrared detector and imaging technologies
- Fixed term appointment for 2 years on a full-time basis
- Salary: Level A step 8 : $95,464 or Level B $100,374 - $118,776 (depending on qualifications, skills and experience) plus 17% superannuation
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.
UWA host the newly established Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. The ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS) brings together five Australian and 13 leading international universities as well as Australian and global companies to create entirely new optics-based technologies with enormous market potential. The Centre has received $34.9 million funding from the Australian Research Council to operate from 2020-2027.
About the opportunity
As the appointee, you will contribute to optoelectronic device design and modelling, fabrication and clean room processing, and testing/characterisation in support of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems, including process development and maintenance, equipment development and maintenance, and the training and educating of students.
You will report to Associate Professor Mariusz Martyniuk in the first instance and subsequently to Professor Lorenzo Faraone
To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:
- PhD degree in physics, electrical engineering or equivalent.
- Experience in cleanroom fabrication process design, including photomask design, photolithography, thin-film deposition, and etching.
- Experience in the design of infrared optoelectronic devices; and associated material characterisation techniques such as X-ray diffraction, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, and fourier transform infrared spectroscopy; and device characterisation techniques such as dark current, spectral response, and noise characterisation.
- Experience in cleanroom operations and semiconductor device processing.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A can-do attitude and a willingness to contribute to and operate as part of a cohesive and supportive team.
Full details of the position responsibilities are outlined in the position description.
In preparing your application, you are asked to submit a cover letter, address the selection criteria in the position description and upload your CV along with copies of your education certificates.
Please see the position description prior to applying: PD - Research Asso Fellow IRC.pdf
Closing date: 11:55pm on Thursday, 5 November 2020
Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.
Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.
- We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
- UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
- UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.
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