Research Assistant: Communications, UQ, Australia

Research Assistant
Study in:Australia
Deadline: 06 Feb 2018


Research Assistant (Communications)

Job no:501803
Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($74,207.07 – $79,964.50)
Work type:Part Time – Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Chemical Engineering

The School of Chemical Engineering is an international leader in the chemical engineering field and has an excellent reputation, built over many decades at The University of Queensland.

We deliver quality programs and leadership in chemical engineering education, research and development, and expert consulting to support the process industries. Undergraduate teaching within the School focuses on the disciplines of chemical, biological, environmental and metallurgical engineering and postgraduate programs are available in growing fields including water, sustainable energy and petroleum engineering.

For more Information about the Centre, please visit:

The role

The Research Assistant (Communications) will support the development, demonstration, and dissemination of strategies to optimise the depolymerisation process. The successful appointee will be responsible for logging project management documents, managing data / file transfer and storage, including data transformation and exchange with the pilot facility in China as well as communicating project outcomes and supporting the lab and pilot scale experiments.

The person

The successful applicant will possess qualifications and training equivalent to an undergraduate degree in Material Science/ Chemistry or equivalent combinations of relevant experience and / or education/ training. You will be experienced in contributing towards research programs particularly industry-focused research and preferably have

Knowledge of pre-treatment of wood and plastics, and of catalytic depolymerisation.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a part-time, fixed-term position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a part time, fixed-term appointment for 3 years (0.5FTE) at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $37,103 – $39,982 pro rata p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $43,411 – $46,779 pro rata p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 501803_NEW_Research Assistant PD (Communications).pdf


To discuss this role please contact Steven Pratt at

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Advertised: 23 Jan 2018 
Applications close: 06 Feb 2018 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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