Postdoctoral Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Australian National University
Street Line 1: 
142 Mills Road, Jaeger 8
Australian Capital Territory
Job Announcement Text: 

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $74,775 - $93,855 (AUD) pa plus 17% Super
Term: Full-time, Continuing Contingent Funded, 3 years

  • Excellent employer super contributions
  • On campus childcare facilities
  • Support network and mentoring program for early career academics

The Position

The Postdoctoral Fellow will undertake internationally competitive research in magnetic fields and/or atomic hydrogen in the Magellanic System or Milky Way using the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP). The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths as a member of the ASKAP surveys GASKAP and/or POSSUM and will be part of Prof McClure-Griffiths’s ARC Laureate radio astronomy group at RSAA. This position will operate in partnership with other academic researchers within the School, CSIRO Space & Astronomy, and other Australian and international Universities.

The Person

To excel in this role you will have:

  • A PhD (or awarding of a PhD within six months of appointment commencement) in astronomy and astrophysics.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality research output
  • Expertise in radio astronomy and/or large survey management
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of staff and students in a cross-disciplinary academic environment

Application information

Please use the below link to apply:

Applications close: 15 November 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$54112.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$67920.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please click this link: 

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, November 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths
Australian National University
Department Name: 
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Australian Capital Territory
+61 02 6125 4158
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Naomi McClure-Griffiths
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