Research Fellow in Modelling of Electronic Materials
Monash University Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Research Fellow - Modelling of Electronic Materials

Job No.: 632826

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until 30 June 2024

Remuneration: $72,205 - $97,995 pa Level A / $103,153 - $122,495 pa Level B (plus 10% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering are seeking a motivated and driven academic to join the Faculty of Engineering in the role of a Research Fellow.

In this role, you will work on a project led within the Computational Materials Laboratory, aiming to discover and design the properties of materials that are relevant to low energy electronics technologies. You will focus on employing a combination of atomistic first principles methods to simulate electronic structure and transport in various materials of interest. This project also offers you an opportunity to collaborate with experimental researchers within FLEET focusing on the broader goal of developing future low energy electronic devices.

To be successful in this role, you must have a doctoral qualification in materials science/condensed matter physics or a closely related discipline, with demonstrated hands-on skills and experience in in ab initio first principles and transport simulations, preferably with applications to electronic materials.

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

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Associate Professor Nikhil Medhekar, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, +61 3 9905 1421

Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 17 May 2022, 11:55pm AEST

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