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University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria 3010
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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering
Melbourne School of Engineering

Salary: AUD95,434 – $AUD113,323 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

You will work on a research project under the direction of Professor William Shieh and conduct investigation in the field of optical fibre sensors in the following areas:

(i)  discrete or distributed optical sensing system design

(ii)  optoelectronic module and subsystem design for optical fibre sensing systems, and

(iii)  test, measurement, and digital signal processing for optical and RF systems.

The position is available as part of Australian Research Council (ARC) Grant jointly with a local company.

You will conduct independent research, leading to the preparation and publication of research outcomes in conferences and journals. You will be located in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne. You will also spend significant amount time in the local company interacting with their Research and Development team. You will be expected to be an active member of the School, collaborating with other researchers. You may undertake small amounts of teaching and research supervision directly related to your area of research, as required.

The Melbourne School of Engineering is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace.  Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

The University plan seeks to increase the diversity of the workforce and the representation of women in areas they have been traditionally under-represented. Consistent with this, the School is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across engineering disciplines. Under a Special Measure, under Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) the School is seeking to lift the representation of women from 20% in 2014 to at least 25% over the next 5 years, and strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates.

Close date:  19 Apr 2017

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