School of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne

Position ID:University of Melbourne-School of Physics, Faculty of Science-JHBML [#11951, 0043368]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Subject Areas: Condensed Matter Physics / optics and laser
Appl Deadline:2018/10/21 (posted 2018/09/12, listed until 2018/10/21)
Position Description:    

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School of Physics Faculty of Science University of Melbourne

The University plan seeks to increase the diversity of the workforce and the representation of women in areas where they have been traditionally under-represented. Consistent with this, the School of Physics is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across physical science disciplines. Pursuant to a Special Measure under Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic), the School will, therefore, only consider applications from suitably qualified female candidates for this position.

Salary: AUD98,775 - AUD117,290 p.a. (Level B) or AUD120,993 - AUD139,510 p.a. (Level C), plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

The School of Physics is seeking the appointment of an outstanding female academic to the Jacob Haimson and Beverly Mecklenburg Lectureship in Physics. The successful candidate will undertake high-level research of exceptional promise in physics. The position is open to female researchers with research expertise in the following areas; Condensed Matter Physics, Optics, Physical Biosciences, and Theoretical Particle Physics.

NOTE: Candidates should arrange for three (3) referees to provide letters of recommendation prior to the application deadline. Letters should be sent to Shirley Els (

Close date: 21 Oct 2018

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Contact: Enquiries only: Professor Stuart Wyithe, +61 3 8344 5083
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School of Physics, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010 AUSTRALIA
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