Research Assistant, Quantum Nanophotonics

at RMIT University

Convenient CBD Location

Full-Time, 2-year Fixed-Term Position

$83,786 - $89,935 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. We are a 5-Star university under the QS Stars international evaluation system, and are 16th in the world among universities less than 50 years old (2016-17 QS Top 50 Under 50 index). In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies). RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will work with Dr Alberto Peruzzo in the Quantum Photonics Laboratory, funded by the ARC Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology. You will undertake research and development in the area of Quantum Nanophotonics.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have demonstrated research track record in one of the following areas; integrated nanophotonic fabrication, experimental condensed matter physics. Your ability to experimentally realise and characterise integrated photonic circuits or solid state quantum emitters will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Assoc. Prof. James Scott on +61 3 9925 3248 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 568195. Download File RMIT- CQC2T 2018- PD Research Officer.doc Applications close on Thursday 20th September 2018. Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check. RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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