Aerospace - Aerospace Sciences, Aerospace - Research and Development, Aerospace Engineering
UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:
One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
Strong commitment to staff development and learning
Strong commitment to work life and family balance
Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities
Salary: Level A: $71,437 - $95,248 pa (+17% super)
UNSW Canberra Space sits within the School of Engineering and Information Technology and is becoming the trusted Australian go-to partner for agile Research and Development, Education and Thought leadership in local and global space transformation. It is achieving this by building the capability to rapidly develop and operate game changing space mission concepts and spacecraft payloads. The portfolio of missions in development is rapidly expanding in application areas such as Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Quantum communication, Atmospheric trace-gas measurement and Remote Sensing. This space-flight capability is underpinned and driven by a programme of academic space-science research and technology development.
The successful applicant will be located at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
About the Role:
The positions will contribute to a portfolio of scientific and engineering research to underpin Australian Space Situational Awareness (SSA) capabilities, in particular those being expanded under a new research agreement with the Royal Australian Air Force.
The Postdoctoral Fellow in Space Surveillance will conduct world class research in the area of space surveillance – specifically extending on techniques to track and observe near earth space objects using radio signals (radar), or optical observations.
For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra
Professor Russell Boyce
T: +61 438800240
Applications Close: 18 June 2017
An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.
UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity
Additional Salary Information: Plus 17% superannuation
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities.
UNSW is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight research intensive universities in Australia and a member of the Universitas 21 international consortium.