Grant-Funded Researcher (A) - Acoustics and Vibration

Job no: 503723
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level A

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(Level A) $86,587 to $92,796 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term position available for 2 years

Work with a collaborative team undertaking research in acoustics and vibrations 

In this role, you will undertake research in acoustics and vibrations to produce high quality journal publications.

As the Acoustics and Vibration researcher will join the Acoustics, Vibration, Control (AVC) research group within the School of Mechanical Engineering. The AVC Group has access to extensive computational resources, acoustics and vibration instrumentation, and has recently refurbished their laboratories.

To be successful you will need:

  • A postgraduate degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering.
  • Established track record in publishing high-quality journal articles in ISI referenced journals.
  • Demonstrated experience in acoustics or vibration research.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Matlab or Simulink software.
  • Ability to lead research in both theoretical and experimental work.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer salary packaging; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click ton the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria.  Application close 11:55pm, 9 February 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Carl Howard
School of Mechanical Engineering
P: +61 (8) 8313 3469

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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