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’).
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.
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.
This year Astralis-AAO intends to open the following new positions:
- Instrument Scientist,
- Optical Designer/Optical Engineer,
- Space Systems Engineer,
- Project Manager,
- Mechanical Engineer.