Research Associate, Curtin Corrosion Centre

Location: Perth
Job Type: Full time
Salary:
Reference: 5370
Position Title: Research Associate, Curtin Corrosion Centre
Position Number: 3557182
Tenure: 12 months fixed-term, full-time
Salary Range: $68,768 $93,178 (ALA)
Location: Bentley
Description: Curtin University is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (ARWU 2017), and in the top 50 in the world for universities under the age of 50 (QS World University Rankings 2017). In recent years, the University has climbed significantly in global league tables and was named as a rising star, the most collaborative of the Australian universities, and the biggest Australian mover in the Nature Index results for 2016. Curtin is industry-facing, highly engaged with relevant partners, and a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, and Dubai.

Help us build Curtin’s future.

About the role
The Curtin Corrosion Centre is seeking a Research Associate to help establish a state-of-the-art research facility to serve the demand of the energy and mining sectors.
In partnership with Chevron and Woodside, this unique opportunity will allow you to conduct fundamental and applied research in environmental cracking of both high-strength low alloy steels and corrosion resistant alloys. Synergism between the oil and gas, nuclear, aerospace, and maritime industries is anticipated.

About you
•Demonstrated ability to conduct corrosion testing —preferably environmental cracking research such as slow stress rate testing— as well as various electrochemical evaluations, and materials characterizations
•Advanced mechanical testing experience and basic programming skills (e.g., LabView, MathLab) are desirable.
•A doctoral qualification combined with high-level research experience relevant to the position is desirable. Candidates holding a MSc or a BSc in relevant areas are encouraged to apply.

Supporting a diverse workforce
Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people.

How to apply
You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

Together, we can make tomorrow better.
Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.
Contact Person: Lily Dewse, Recruitment Consultant , on telephone 0892664774
Contact Email: lily.dewse@curtin.edu.au
Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.
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Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.