Victoria University Industry Postdoctoral Research Fellow

at Victoria University

The Victoria University Industry Postdoctoral Research Fellowship program supports outstanding early career researchers to work on collaborative research projects with external partner organisations.

At Victoria University we provide quality research training and undertake specialised and cross-disciplinary research that is recognised in Australia and overseas.

About the Position

In partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Group, Victoria University is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Postdoctoral Research Fellow with a background in a relevant discipline including Heat Transfer, Combustion and Computational Fluid Dynamics for a postdoctoral appointment based at the Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE) at Victoria University in Melbourne.

This Fellow will explore efficient methods of suppressing fires emanating from thermal runaway reactions of lithium-ion battery assemblies. The applicant should hold a PhD and have strong/demonstrated research skills, in particular significant experience in conducting experimental studies in Heat Transfer and/or Combustion, as well as in Computational Fluid Dynamics.

The remuneration package will be in the range of Academic Level A/7 $81,604 - $84,492 per annum plus 17% superannuation contribution. This is a full-time fixed term appointment for three (3) years.

The preferred starting date for this position is the 1st of August 2017.

Applications close: Wednesday 14 June, 4pm AEST.

How to apply:

For a project brief and a position description visit our website.

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note: Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

  • Victoria University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.
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