LOCATION: AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU)
Multiple exciting career opportunities are available at the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC) hosted by the Australian National University (ANU), Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) at the Mount Stromlo Observatory.
- Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow / Instrument Scientist (Adaptive Optics)
- Mechanical / Senior Mechanical Specialist
- Optical / Senior Optical Specialist
- Detectors/Electronics/Controls / Senior Detectors/Electronics/Controls
- Software / Senior Software Specialist
- Systems Engineer / Senior System Specialist
This 2023 recruitment round follows the successful women-only recruitment round announced last year which aimed to improve the gender balance of AITC staff with 10 new women-only positions. Another 10 new positions are open this year that anyone is welcome to apply to, regardless of their gender or personal attributes. The AITC continues to champion equitable and diverse recruitment practices and will welcome applications from as diverse a group of applicants as possible.
All position and application details can be found at ANU Jobs (search for ‘aitc’).
For more information about the academic positions please contact Prof Celine d’Orgeville
T: +61 2 6125 6374
For the specialist positions please contact AITC Technical Director, Dr Roger Haynes
T: +61 2 6125 0313
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (USYD)
The University of Sydney has job openings from time-to-time. Candidates with strong skills in optical fibres, photonics, and optics can contact Prof. Julia Bryant.
Astralis-USyd is composed of a group of laboratories that focus on different aspects of astrophotonics: optical fiber fabricating and testing and development and modification of existing photonics technologies as well as their direct implementation to astronomical instruments.
For more information about the positions and Astralis-USyd laboratories please contact Astralis-USyd Director , Prof Julia Bryant
LOCATION: MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO) is a recognised world leader in innovative astronomical instrumentation, software, and research with years of experience in design, manufacture, integration and testing of instrumentation. The AAO is part of Macquarie University which is located in the northern region of Sydney.
We have excellent career opportunities that include a suitably qualified and experienced
to join our Research Data & Software team within AAO in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. This is 2 years full-time fixed term position, with possible extension subject to project funding.
In addition, this year Astralis-AAO intends to open the following new positions:
- Instrument Scientist,
- Optical Designer/Optical Engineer,
- Space Systems Engineer,
- Project Manager.
For more information about the Software Engineer position please contact Software Manager, Nuria Lorente
For information about all other employment opportunities please contact Prof Jon Lawrence
T: +61 2 9372 4853