Space Manufacturing Senior Research Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, June 24, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, July 22, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Swinburne University Of Technology
Department Name: 
Space Technology and Industry Institute
Job Announcement Text: 

With the establishment of the Space Technology and Industry Institute at the beginning of 2021, we seek to further invest in our emerging, core program of Space Manufacturing to tackle challenges at the forefront of human understanding and imagination.  The Senior Research Fellow will be integral to advancing those activities. Working with industry partners, you will develop and undertake applied research programs, including in areas of additive manufacturing, the use of advanced lightweight materials and surface coatings in applications for space and other applied fields.  A particular focus will be on developing the process and equipment within the Institute to qualify such capabilities for space, including supporting our industry partners on that journey. This is a 3-year, fixed-term full time position

To be suitable for this role, you will need:

  • Doctoral qualification in physics, materials engineering, or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated research and/or industry experience in at least one area of space application for advanced manufacturing, surface coating or lightweight materials
  • Experience working with industrial partners to deliver research and development milestones to time

Applications Close: Sunday, 24 July 2022 at 5pm

Please go to to view the position description and submit your CV and cover letter.

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
Level C salary plus 17% superannuation
Included Benefits: 



Application Deadline: 
Sunday, July 24, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, July 24, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Prof Alan Duffy