Postdoctoral Fellow

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Archive Date: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Australian National University
Job Announcement Text: 

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $71,509 - $90,215 per annum plus 17% Superannuation (AUD)
Term: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) (3 years with potential to extend)

    •    Become a valued member of the premier adaptive optics research group in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere
    •    Conduct state of the art, innovative instrumentation research in the field of laser guide star adaptive optics for astronomy, space situational awareness, laser communications and more
    •    Enjoy all the benefits of working in an international, gender diverse research group under the supervision of a supportive career mentor

Position overview:
The Postdoctoral Fellow will take a leading role in all research projects involving the use of the Semiconductor Guidestar Laser being developed by A/Prof. d’Orgeville in the context of her ANU Translational Fellowship program

Upon starting work at the ANU, the Postdoctoral Fellow will join the Space Environment Research Centre (SERC: ANU AO team conducting experiments on the EOS 1.8m telescope at Mount Stromlo Observatory to demonstrate LGS AO-enhanced imaging of satellites and space debris at low earth orbits and geostationary orbits.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will also take a leading role in the Subaru ULTIMATE Ground Layer Adaptive Optics (GLAO) preliminary design work conducted by the ANU AITC in partnership with Japanese collaborators at the Subaru Observatory in Hawaii and Tohoku University in Japan.

For more information and to apply please visit the below 'Apply' URL

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Celine d'Orgeville
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Attention To: 
Associate Professor Celine d'Orgeville
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