[Neutron] 2 positions jointly between Bragg Institute (Sydney) and Universi ty of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy (Canberra) in Magnetism: closing date 15 January 2007

ROBINSON, Robert rro at ansto.gov.au
Tue Dec 19 12:45:27 CST 2006

The BRAGG INSTITUTE, ANSTO and unsw at adfa


joint appointments 




postgraduate research scholarship 


Applications are invited for the above positions for projects on the
structural and magnetic properties of advanced magnetic materials.  The
positions are funded jointly by UNSW at ADFA, The University of New South
Wales, and The Bragg Institute, ANSTO and are available from 1 March 2007.  


The experimentally based research project will include developmental and
theoretical aspects in modern condensed matter science, particularly
magnetism.  In addition to exploiting the neutron facilities at reactor
OPAL, ANSTO, the research will involve x-ray diffraction; Mössbauer
spectroscopy and magnetization measurements at the modern laboratories of
the Schools of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW at ADFA,
Canberra and The Bragg Institute, ANSTO, Sydney.  


·         The Research Fellow (RF) will be appointed at Academic Level B
($66,654 to $78,577) and should have at least five years relevant
post-doctoral experience.  The position is available for 3 years subject to
satisfactory performance and will be based primarily at UNSW at ADFA (about
70%) with the remaining periods at The Bragg Institute, ANSTO (there is
scope for possible continuation for a further 2 years).  

·         The Postgraduate Student will be enrolled for a PhD degree at
UNSW at ADFA and based primarily at The Bragg Institute, ANSTO (about 70%) with
the remaining periods at UNSW at ADFA.  The scholarship ($26,000 per annum) is
available for up to 3.5 years subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should have an honours degree (1 or 2.1), or equivalent, in
Physics, Physical Chemistry or a related subject.  

·         Contributions to relocation expenses and travel expenses
associated with the positions are available.  As well supportive research
funds are available to the Research Fellow on successful application.  


For application details please contact Ms Dianne Ferguson (02) 6268 6278 or
e-mail d.ferguson at adfa.edu.au.  When applying for these positions, please
send a copy of your CV with a covering letter (applicants for the Research
Fellowship should also address the selection criteria) to HR Recruitment,
UNSW at ADFA, Australian Defence Force Academy, Northcott Drive, Canberra, ACT
2600. You may email your application to:
<mailto:uni.college.recruitment at adfa.edu.au>
uni.college.recruitment at adfa.edu.au  for confirmation of receipt of
applications telephone (02) 6268 8707.  Applicants should request academic
referees (2 for Scholarship; 3 for Fellowship) to send confidential reports
at the time of their application.  The closing date for both positions is 15
January 2007 with a view to appointment from March 2007. People from EEO
groups are encouraged to apply. 


For further information contact: 

Professor Stewart Campbell Tel: (02) 6268 8767; Email:
Stewart.Campbell at adfa.edu.au OR

Dr Shane Kennedy Tel: (02) 9717 3610 Email: sjk at ansto.gov.au 


Robert A. Robinson
Head, The Bragg Institute, B87
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
PMB 1, Menai NSW 2234

Tel:    +61 (2) 9717 9204
FAX:    +61 (2) 9717 3606
Mobile: 0417 017 503
E-mail: robert.robinson at ansto.gov.au


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