[SA_scat] Advertisement for Instrument scientist to build 2nd Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Instrument at the OPAl Reactor, Sydney, Australia [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

GILBERT, Elliot Paul epg at ansto.gov.au
Wed Jul 1 07:55:46 BST 2009




Small- Angle Neutron Scattering
Instrument Scientist 
-Competitive salary package
-Leading edge Research

ANSTO is one of Australia's foremost scientific research and development
organisations, focused on delivering the benefits of nuclear science to
the Australian community. Based in Sydney, we have recently commenced
operation of the new 20 MW OPAL Reactor along with its initial suite of
9 instruments, and have built up our team of scientists at the Bragg
Institute to the point that we are the leading group of neutron
scatterers in the Southern Hemisphere.


Following the Australian Government's recent announcement of $37M in
capital funding for a second wave of guides and instruments at the OPAL
reactor, we are seeking a scientist to lead the team for the design,
procurement, installation, commissioning and operation of a 2nd
Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Instrument.


Successful candidates will be expected to conduct a high-quality
research program, in collaboration with Australian universities,
industry, other ANSTO divisions and overseas scientists.  Possible areas
can include physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering.  


Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in condensed-matter physics,
chemistry, materials science or a related area, excellent interpersonal
and communication skills, and demonstrated ability to work both
independently and in teams.  Experience at, or using, major
neutron-scattering or x-ray synchrotron facilities will be an asset.


To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and
medical assessment and Australian citizens are preferred.


For further technical information relating to this position please
contact Cherylie Thorn on +61 (02) 9717 9039 or email
cherylie.thorn at ansto.gov.au


For further information on how to apply and to view the selection
criteria please consult the application information package
t%20Scientist-SANS%20Advert%20position%20Application%20package.pdf>  or
contact Sue Botham on (02) 9717-9707. Applications should be submitted
online and must address the selection criteria.  


Applications must address the selection criteria, include 3 referees, a
list of publications and should be submitted on-line via our website. 


For further information please consult the vacancies page of our website
www.ansto.gov.au <http://www.ansto.gov.au/>  


Applications Close:  24 July 2009


Robert A. Robinson
Head of the Bragg Institute,
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
PMB 1,
Menai NSW 2234

Tel:    +61 (2) 9717 9204
FAX:    +61 (2) 9717 3606
Mobile: 0417 017 503
E-mail: robert.robinson at ansto.gov.au


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