Research Fellow in Lithium Battery Materials
Monash University, School of Chemistry

Research Fellow - Lithium Battery Materials 


Job No.: 593488

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment


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

  • Be inspired, every day

  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities

  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions


Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.


The Opportunity

This unique role forms part of the storENERGY Industrial Transformation Training Centre, working with partner CALIX Ltd on novel lithium battery materials and material preparation routes. You will take responsibility for the design and characterisation of the new materials and processes to achieve goals.


As the successful candidate, you will take a lead in publications of results as scientific papers and will make active contributions to reporting project outcomes to public bodies. Your deep fundamental knowledge in materials chemistry, excellent communication skills and outstanding chemical laboratory skills are what will set you up for success.


The ideal candidate will also hold a PhD in Chemistry or a related discipline. Basic skills in graphic design are also highly desirable. 


If you feel that your background fulfils the requirements of this role, we look forward to hearing from you.


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


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Enquiries (via email)

Professor Doug MacFarlane, Federation Fellow, School of Chemistry,


Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 25 July 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

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