Research Fellow – Ocean Engineering

swinburne universitySwinburne University of Technology has been promoted into the world’s top 400 universities in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities. This reflects the organisations’ strong commitment to quality education, innovative pedagogy, and learning pathways that help students to achieve their potential. The Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences is seeking a Research Fellow to work in the Centre of Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology. The role will involve coding and using the third-generation wave-forecast models, to forecast, hindcast and study ocean waves, including extreme storms and wave-climate trends, as well as the ocean-mixing schemes of the general circulation models. In addition to this, the Research Fellow will lead and develop new research projects and prepare or contribute to refereed journal publications, conference and seminar papers arising from the research.

Skills & Experience
It is essential that you have an earned doctoral qualification in physical oceanography, applied mathematics or coastal/ocean engineering. You will also need to demonstrate substantial knowledge in one or more disciplines of physical sciences, applied mathematics, oceanography or ocean engineering. Demonstrated ongoing research activities and a track record of publications within relevant fields are also essential to be successful in this position.

Benefits
As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits and opportunities. To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/corporate/hr/swin/benefits/index.htm

How to apply
Swinburne values diversity in its work environment and has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women since 2007. Swinburne encourages applications from Indigenous Australians; women; mature age workers; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To submit an application please go to http://www.swin.edu.au/jobs and submit a cover letter, resume and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For position information and to apply online go to: www.swinburne.edu.au/jobs

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Prof. Alexander Babanin on telephone +613 9214 8033 or email ababanin@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number: 29987

Applications close at 5pm on 5th July 2013