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UNSW Canberra consists of four Schools which form a campus of the University of New South Wales. Located at the Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW Canberra provides undergraduate courses to midshipmen and officer cadets as well as postgraduate courses and research opportunities to civilian and defence personnel. Staff enjoy pleasant surroundings and have access to various facilities and free parking.

UNSW Canberra offers excellent conditions of employment, with family friendly work practices in place to assist staff. These arrangements may include: flex-time; permanent part time work; job sharing; leave such as parental leave and carer's leave.

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Academic Positions

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Research Associate



  • Level A: $68,316 - $91,087 pa (+ super)

The School of Engineering and Information Technology at UNSW Canberra is seeking an experienced individual for a post-doctoral appointment to support and expand its Space research initiative. This will involve interaction with peers both locally and internationally, as well as support and development of UNSW Canberra Space research facilities.

As part of significant investment in a flagship research initiative, UNSW Canberra is developing the in-house capability to underpin innovative, routine and affordable in-orbit space research. This capability will focus on launches of cubesat class spacecraft. As a member of the UNSW Canberra Space research team, the Research Associate will be involved the development of a research facility, research results and the publication of those results in international journals.

For additional information about this position, please contact Russell Boyce on (02) 6268 8056 or email


Applications Close: 9:00 am on 6 July 2015

Important: Before you apply, please have ready your Application (addressing the Selection Criteria) and your Resume, combined into a single DOC, DOCX or PDF file no greater than 5MB, as this will be required for uploading when you have completed the online application form.


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UNSW Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. We value merit-based employment, diversity, fair and flexible work practices and equity in employment. Our employment policies address continued disadvantage experienced by particular groups of people in the workplace, including women, indigenous Australians, people with disabilities and those who suffer disadvantage on the basis of race or ethnicity.