Research Fellow in Exciton Science Female applicants only

  • Arc Center of Excellence In Exciton Science
  • Melbourne (LGA), Greater Melbourne (Inner) (AU)
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full time Chemistry Physics & Astronomy

Job Description

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science is a multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research centre working to understand, examine and manipulate the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials. The Centre has nodes at The University of Melbourne, Monash University, RMIT, The University of Sydney and UNSW Sydney. The Centre is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council with funding through to the end of 2023.

In applying for this role applicants will identify a specific research area related to the Centre's work, and a research group at one of our five University nodes where they wish to work. If successful, the position will be recommended for funding at that University, and the successful applicant appointed. 

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Centre Chief Investigators to discuss potential projects and opportunities of mutual interest before applying. You can find more information and contact details here:

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The successful applicant is expected to be involved in supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and take on a leadership role in the day-to-day operations of the group and, or laboratory. 

The position is one of two female-applicant only research positions that will be funded by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science is committed to driving progress towards gender equality and ensuring diverse and balanced representation at every level of our organisation. To address the under representation of women in Science and Engineering, and to create empowering and safe workplaces for women in our Centre, these Research Fellow positions will be open to only female applicants. 

In Victoria, Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act permits the University to conduct female only recruitment to addressing the substantive imbalance of female representation in Science and Engineering.

In New South Wales this position will be exempt under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, to conduct targeted recruitment programs for women where allowed.

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