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Detector Engineer

The Australian National University, ACTON, Australia
Employer Description

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Engineering)
Salary package: $97,812 - $104,717 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded, 3 years)

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

 

Job Description
  • Located at picturesque Mount Stromlo Observatory.
  • A key role in varied astronomical instrumentation projects.
  • Work on emerging and cutting-edge infrared detector technologies.
  • Be part of an exciting new era in space-based instrumentation at ANU.

Position overview

The Advanced Instrumentation & Technology Centre (AITC) at the ANU Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA) requires diverse scientific and engineering teams to develop innovative state-of-the-art instrumentation for observing the distant Universe from the ground and space. Current and future projects include the Veloce precision radial velocity spectrograph for the Anglo-Australian Telescope, the GMTIFS integral field spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope, the MAVIS multi-conjugate AO system for the VLT, and the Emu infrared imager for the International Space Station.

The AITC seeks an experienced Detector Engineer to play a key role in the future of its growing detector and electronics program, particularly in the area of emerging and cutting-edge infrared detector technologies. The Detector Engineer will be expected to take ownership of significant projects and workpackages relating to detector and/or electronics systems for astronomical instrumentation, ranging from the design and assembly of systems, to laboratory testing and characterization in a scientific context.

For more information, please contact James Gilbert T:+61 2 6125 6086 E: james.gilbert@anu.edu.au

Job Requirements

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

JOB DETAILS
POSTED
06 February 2019
CLOSES
08 March 2019
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
PREFERRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
SALARY (USD)
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Engineer
FIELD
Research and Development
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