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Research Fellow

Job No.: 621607

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $70,789 - $96,074 pa Level A (plus 17% 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

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated and talented individual to join the School of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science as a Research Fellow.

You will have the exciting opportunity to carry out important research in the areas related to gravitational-wave astronomy or high-energy astrophysics. You will embark on research in specific areas such as gravitational-wave data analysis and/or astrophysics, black hole and neutron star physics, massive stellar and binary evolution, pulsar timing, tests of gravity, high-energy transients such as gamma-ray bursts and tidal disruption events, X-ray binaries, stellar dynamics, cosmology or astrostatistics.

To be successful in this role, you must have a doctoral qualification in astrophysics, physics, computer science, mathematics, or a closely related field, with experience in gravitational-wave astronomy or high-energy/relativistic astrophysics and signal processing vital to this position. 

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you!

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

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Associate Professor Paul Lasky, ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy, +61 3 9905 0770

Professor Ilya Mandel, ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy, +61 466 710 590

Professor Eric Thrane, School of Physics and Astronomy, +61 3 9902 0393

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow

Closing Date

Wednesday 11 August 2021, 11:55pm AEST

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