We currently have a Laureate Fellowship available in our Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. The purpose of this position is to perform fundamental research in pulsar astronomy and fast radio bursts as part of a team funded by the Australian Research Council as part of Professor Matthew Bailes’ Laureate Fellowship programme. Bailes’s team works closely with the University of Sydney on a massive upgrade of the old Mills Cross array, on pulsar timing with the PPTA, on the new MeerKAT telescope (Swinburne plays a leading role in the pulsar timing consortium MeerTime) and the use of Parkes for FRBs and SETI. His team often adapts instruments to do new science by building instrumentation or developing new signal processing techniques for CPUs/GPUs. Current team members are Dr. Adam Deller (UTMOST 2-D), Dr. Ryan Shannon (Timing and FRBs), Dr. Chris Flynn (Molonglo FRBs), Dr. Stefan Oslowski (Molonglo FRBs and Pulsar timing), Dr. Danny Price (SETI & FRBs), Dr. Daniel Reardon (Pulsar Timing) and Bailes is also the Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery – OzGrav.
Applicants should provide a cover letter, response to the Key Selection Criteria and a CV by following the appropriate links on this site: Click Here
Swinburne values its diverse work environment and is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and cultural diversity. The University has been recognised as a Workplace Employer of Choice for gender equality for the seventh year.
Swinburne recognises the importance of providing career development, and offers promotion opportunities for both continuing and fixed-term staff. The University also offers a range of employee benefits including maternity and partner leave, a 17% employer superannuation contribution, 4 weeks’ annual leave and discounted health insurance. Swinburne supports a flexible working environment; subject to visa restrictions, this position is available either full or part-time subject to visa restrictions.
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