Research Fellow in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Monash University - ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies (FLEET)

Research Fellow

Post Doctoral Research Fellow position in ultrafast femtosecond dynamics in advanced materials (ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low Energy Electronics Technologies)

Job No.: 598619

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2 years fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Perform world-leading research in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

  • Make an impact towards future electronics technologies within the ARC CoE FLEET

Monash University strongly advocates for diversity, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM

The Opportunity

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies (FLEET) is an international innovator in novel electronics technologies. The centre brings together more than 40 world-leading experts who will apply cutting edge science to develop a new generation of ultra-low power electronic devices.

The Position

We are seeking an expert Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our FLEET team to conduct research in ultrafast photonics, nonlinear optics, experimental condensed matter physics and nanoscience. The successful candidate will investigate ultrafast femtosecond charge dynamics in functional materials by means of pump-probe spectroscopy techniques.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow is expected to publish papers in high-impact journals, present results at major conferences and workshops, and to assist in the supervision of PhD and honours students in the Centre. The Fellow will be supervised by Chief Investigator Agustin Schiffrin at Monash University.


The successful applicant should possess

  • a PhD in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, or related fields in Physics, Physical Chemistry or Materials Engineering.
  • a strong background in ultrafast photonics, nonlinear optics, pump-probe spectroscopy and/or experimental condensed matter physics (particularly surface and nanophysics).

What We Offer?

Inclusive Work Environment:

FLEET values equity and diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace culture for staff irrespective of their gender identity, ethnicity, or cultural background.

Monash University is a member of the Athena SWAN charter, which is designed to enhance gender equality in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

As a special measure under Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic), we strongly encourage applications from suitably qualified female candidates.

Remuneration and Staff Development:

In addition to Monash University's attractive remuneration and benefits, the School and Faculty provide generous research support, including: early career mentoring; funded PhD scholarships; grant-writing support; access to seed-funding grants, including interdisciplinary research opportunities; and support for innovation in education and curriculum design.

The successful applicant will benefit from a well-developed network of world-leading experts in the field. Join us and achieve impactful research in a performance-driven and goal-oriented work environment!

For more information about FLEET and what we do, please visit our website:

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Dr Agustin Schiffrin, +61 3 990 59265,, School of Physics and Astronomy

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 28 November 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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