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Education & Training
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.
RMIT is committed in driving progression towards gender equality and ensuring the diversity in our organisation is balanced at every level.
Were proud members of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN Program to support gender equity and diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, and its Bronze Medal recipient.
To address the under representation of women and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples (s) in STEMM, this role will only be accepting female applicants and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples(s).
The Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act permits the University to conduct female only recruitment in addressing the substantive imbalance of female representation in Science, Engineering and Business, IT and Logistics schools. The Racial Discrimination Act permits special measures that foster greater racial equality in the Australian community.
About the College/Role
School of Engineering
The School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering & Aviation; Chemical & Environmental Engineering; Civil & Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical & Biomedical Engineering; Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials & Mechatronic Engineering; Mechanical & Automotive Engineering.
As a top 100 university in the world for engineering (2015 QS Rankings by Faculty; Engineering and Technology), RMIT Engineering provides students with work-relevant education programs, access to excellent research facilities and opportunities to engage in creative real-world project work through robust relations with local and international industry leaders.
RMIT Engineerings education is based on innovation and creativity. Key discipline areas in the School of Engineering provide programs with flexible pathways to global careers or postgraduate research.
More details on the School of Engineering in this link.
As a Research Assistant / Research Fellow in Quantum Photonics or Nanophotonics you will:
As a Special Measures female and/or Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples applicant, you will:
PhD qualification in integrated nanophotonic fabrication, experimental quantum optics and/or condensed matter physics areas; candidate with proven excellent track record of published research work and publications in areas of Quantum Photonics, Nanophotonics, Quantum Optics or Condensed Matter Physics or Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering with strong industry linkages will be highly regarded.
Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent (if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation)
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
Bring your whole self to work:
We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. Were proud to share with you some of our wins:
Please submit your updated resume and cover letter outlining your experience & achievements by clicking on the Apply now link. Please note that a separate response to Key Selection Criteria as stated on the Position Description is required. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.
Applications close on Thursday 19th March 2020
We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please email TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au with your request(s).
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to be a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
Trans and Gender Diverse applicants
Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.
We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.
At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.
For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org
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