Overview: The Centre for Quantum Dynamics seeks a person with strong experimental physics skills to play a key research role in the areas of quantum optics and integrated quantum photonics. The successful applicant will work in the laboratory of A/Prof Mirko Lobino.
The position is fixed term (2 years), full time position based at the Nathan campus.
The role: The Centre for Quantum Dynamics is a leader in the areas of experimental and theoretical quantum information science, has a track record of presenting work in the leading international journals, and is a major participant in national and international Centres and collaborations. The successful candidate will perform experiments on the topic of integrated quantum photonics and continuous variable quantum optics (via a funded grant headed by A/Prof Mirko Lobino) as part of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (www.cqc2t.org). These include experiments in implementing quantum optical techniques for quantum information science and fundamental quantum optics. For more information about the research of the Lobino’s group visit https://iqtlab.net/.
The appointee will contribute ideas within the research program, undertake experiments and data analysis, assist in supervising Research Higher Degree (e.g. PhD) students, write manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, and contribute to the overall coordination of the project.
The person: The candidate must have a PhD or postdoctoral experience in a relevant area of experimental physics (e.g. quantum optics, quantum information science, integrated optics) and a demonstrated expert knowledge in experimental science.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are required, as well technical writing skills and the ability to transmit research results into published research outcomes. The ability to work independently and as part of a team is also required. The position will be available from February 2018, and applicants available to start close to that time may be preferred.
Salary range: Research Fellow Grade 1: $70,744 - $83,217 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $82,771 - $97,365 per annum.
Application requirements: Please ensure your application includes the following:
Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
Research interests and list of publications;
Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.
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Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online.
Further information: For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Mirko Lobino, +61 (0)7 373 55232 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, Recruitment Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359.
Closing date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 5 pm AEST.
Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.
Additional Salary Information: Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $82,771 - $97,365 per annum.
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