[Neutron] Opportunity for Postgraduate Research (PhD) with Bragg Institute

ROBINSON, Robert rro at ansto.gov.au
Thu Jun 14 11:26:19 CDT 2007

The BRAGG INSTITUTE, ANSTO and unsw at adfa







Applications are invited for the above scholarship for research studies into
the structural and magnetic properties of advanced magnetic materials.  The
position, which is funded jointly by UNSW at ADFA, The University of New South
Wales, and The Bragg Institute, ANSTO, is available immediately.  


The experimentally based research project will also include developmental
and theoretical aspects in modern condensed matter science.  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 Postgraduate Student will be enrolled for a PhD degree at
UNSW at ADFA and be 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.  People from EEO groups
are encouraged to apply. 

·         A contribution to relocation expenses and travel expenses
associated with the position is available.  

·         To apply, please send a copy of your CV and academic record with a
covering letter of application to Ms Dianne Ferguson, Executive Officer,
School of PEMS, UNSW at ADFA (e-mail d.ferguson at adfa.edu.au
<mailto:d.ferguson at adfa.edu.au> ). 

·         Applicants should request two academic referees to send
confidential reports at the time of application.  


For further information about the scholarship contact: 

Professor Stewart Campbell Tel: +61 2 6268 8767; Email:
Stewart.Campbell at adfa.edu.au 


Dr Shane Kennedy Tel: +61 2 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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