Postdoctoral Fellow in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Electrodes


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St Lucia,Brisbane, QLD 

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Part Time - Fixed Term

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School of Chemical Engineering

Job reference number -505666

The School of Chemical Engineering is an international leader in the chemical engineering field and has an excellent reputation, built over many decades at The University of Queensland. We deliver quality programs and leadership in chemical engineering education, research and development, and expert consulting to support the process industries. Undergraduate teaching within the School focuses on the disciplines of chemical, biological, environmental and metallurgical engineering and postgraduate programs are available in growing fields including water, sustainable energy and petroleum engineering. For more Information about the Centre, please visit:

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the research projects and performing high quality research. The successful appointee will work on an ARC discovery project related to the development of new cathode materials for solid oxide fuel cells. The successful appointee will also work with group members on business development activities, supporting WHS activities and take on supervision and mentoring duties.

The successful appointee will have access to state of the art research facilities in the group

There are opportunities to work across a broad range of topics some of which have industry and research partners.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in / qualifications in relevant discipline/s and working rights for Australia. Demonstrated competency in solid oxide fuel cell electrodes with particular competence in cathode materials is essential. Experience in scale up of SOFCs are highly regarded.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

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This role is a part-time position (0.5FTE), flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a part-time, fixed term appointment for one years at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $33,141 - $43,145p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $38,775 - $55,480p.a.).

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To discuss this role please contact Prof John Zhu on +61 7 3365 3528 or [email protected]

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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You must have valid work rights to apply for this role.

Advertised: 18 Dec 2018
Applications close: 20 Jan 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time


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The University of Queensland Sir Fred Schonell Dr
st lucia, QLD, Australia

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