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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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Why Work at UNSW Canberra?

Academic Positions

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Research Associate - Space Surveillance

Ref: RA SEIT(SS)

Salary:

  • Level A: $66,311 - $88,415 pa (+ 17% super)

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, initially single satellites but quickly moving to the development of distributed, networked experiments and sensors across formations or assemblies of such spacecraft. Please see the Information Sheet and Position Description for more details.

For additional information about this position, please contact Russell Boyce on (02) 6268 8056 or email R.Boyce@adfa.edu.au.

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(5 year - Fixed term)

Applications Close: 9:00 am on 12 January 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.

 

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Research Associate

Ref: RA SEIT (MX)

Salary:

  • Level A: $66,311 - $88,415pa (+ super)

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available immediately at UNSW Canberra, on the maximum entropy (MaxEnt) analysis of turbulent fluid flows. The project is supervised by Dr Robert Niven of UNSW Canberra, Australia, in collaboration with Prof. Bernd Noack of Institut Pprime, Poitiers, France, and is funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. The fellowship concerns the application of Jaynes’ MaxEnt method to the analysis of fluid flow systems and flow networks. It is anticipated that this project will lead to major advances in the theoretical and numerical analysis of turbulent flows and networked flow systems.

For additional information about this position, please contact Robert Niven on or email r.niven@adfa.edu.au.

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(2 year - Fixed term)

Applications Close: 9:00 am on 19 January 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.

 


Professional Positions

WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

Facilities Officer

Ref: WHS 30625

Salary:

  • Level 5: $64,379 - $72,847pa (+17% super)
  • Level 6: $75,373 - $80,406pa (+17% super)

With the ADFA redevelopment project coming to an end, a new position has become available within the Work Health and Safety team as a Facilities Officer to manage the new facilities. Under the direction of the Manager, Health, Safety and Facilities, this position will be the first point of contact, and be responsible, for the management of the UNSW Canberra managed facilities – particularly the ADFA Auditorium.

For additional information about this position, please contact Ms Suzanna Holmes on 6268 8713 or email S.Holmes@adfa.edu.au.

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As this is a new position, the duties listed in the PD may evolve as the requirements of the position develop.

* Please note:- it is the University’s intention to appoint at the lower level *

Applications Close: 9:00 am on 12 January 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.

 

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Spacecraft Project Lead

Ref: SEIT 30627

Salary:

  • Level 8: $92,416 - $104,126pa (+17% super)
  • Level 9: $107,408 - $113,971pa (+17% super)

As the lead of the UNSW Canberra spacecraft flight team, the Spacecraft Project Lead will provide the overall systems engineering and technical leadership and management for the design, development, acquisition, integration, testing, launch, operation and decommissioning of cubesat-class satellites and satellite formations. This is NOT a broad banded position, please see the PD for more details.

For additional information about this position, please contact Russell Boyce on (02) 6268 8056 or email R.Boyce@adfa.edu.au.

Downloads:

(5 year - Fixed term)

Applications Close: 9:00 am on 12 January 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.

 

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Flight Software Engineer – Spacecraft R&D

Ref: SEIT 30626

Salary:

  • Level 6: $75,373 - $80,406pa (+17% super)
  • Level 7: $82,672 - $89,477pa (+17% super)

As a member of the UNSW Canberra spacecraft team, the Flight Software Engineer will lead and manage the development and participate in the software-and-hardware-in-the-loop testing of the on-board flight software and ground control software for single and multiple spacecraft cubesat-class flight missions.

For additional information about this position, please contact Russell Boyce on (02) 6268 8056 or email R.Boyce@adfa.edu.au.

Downloads:

(5 year - Fixed term)

Applications Close: 9:00 am on 12 January 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.

 

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Electrotechnology Officer

Ref: SEIT 23308

Salary:

  • Level 4: $59,022 - $62,262pa (+17% super)
  • Level 5: $64,379 - $72,847pa (+17% Super)
  • Level 6: $75,373 - $80,406pa (+17% Super)

The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) is looking for an Electrotechnology Officer with the capacity to do both electrical fitting and electronics work. The candidate must hold a current Australian restricted or unrestricted electrical license, with experience in electrical fitting work. Experience should include fault finding and repair of electrical equipment, and electrical wiring work directly associated with assembling or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery. Preference will be given to applicants who also have qualifications and experience in the electronics discipline.

For additional information about this position, please contact Mr Mark Barralet on (02) 6268 8705 or email m.barralet@adfa.edu.au.

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Applications Close: 9:00 am on 19 January 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.

 




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.