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Research Associate Sydney Nano Grand Challenge Unlocking the Neural Interface

One Research Opportunity in the School of Biomedical Engineering

Full-time until 31 Dec 19 with potential extension of up to 12 months, Located at Camperdown Campus

Base Salary: $73,420-$92,682 p/a plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity 
This role will be instrumental in the coordination of research operations across three key projects that form the grand challenge of “Unlocking the neural interface”. As a mentor and facilitator, you will have direct input in experimental protocols and techniques across the study. 
While contributing to the research you will have the opportunity to provide high level research support to the supervisor and co-workers on the Sydney Nano Grand Challenge: Unlocking the Neural Interface.
This position reports directly to the Head of School, Biomedical Engineering, Professor Gregg Suaning.
About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with:

PhD or appropriate tertiary qualifications in biomedical engineering or related field
Capacity to work within a laboratory where stringent quality management standards are applied and to convey the importance of compliance to others both verbally and by way of example.
a proven ability to independently conduct world-class research

About us
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies has a proud history of education and research, with the first classes taught in March 1883. Since then, the University has been committed to producing, supporting and inspiring engineering leaders. Our researchers, students, alumni and staff are leaders in their fields who use their knowledge and skills to change lives in Australia and around the world. The Faculty is currently ranked the 39th engineering and technology universities in the world in the 2018 QS World Rankings. The faculty vision is to shape society by channelling our knowledge through research, education and industry. The facultys aim is to provide strategic faculty leadership, and provide a network for each School, supporting academics around the core activities of teaching, education and research. 

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria. For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position.
Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Gregg Suaning on
For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact John Flynn, Recruitment Partner on +61 2 8627 9201 or
Closing date: 11:30pm, Thursday 20 June 2019 (Sydney Time)
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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Research Associate  Sydney Nano Grand Challenge  Unlocking the Neural Interface Sydney University
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