Beamline Scientist – Infrared Microspectroscopy Beamline (ANSTO)

30 July 2019

(Closes 18 August)

  • Fixed Term – 5 Years | Full Time | $98k – $110k +15.4% super
  • Clayton | Work-life balance |  Health & Wellbeing Programs
  • Unique opportunity to join a leading edge facility and further develop your science experience


ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia’s most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

We operate much of our country’s landmark science facilities including one of the world’s most modern nuclear research reactors (OPAL). Importantly, ANSTO is helping to improve our health with one in two Australians benefitting from the nuclear medicines produced using the OPAL research reactor while being treated for serious illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.

The Australian Synchrotron (AS) is a division within ANSTO and one of the nation’s premier research facilities that provides a vibrant focal point for researchers and industry from Australia, NZ and further afield. Employing more than 140 staff in diverse areas of synchrotron science, engineering and corporate support, the facility provides world-leading technical capability that delivers better and faster experimental techniques that enhance fundamental and applied research. The facility promotes international collaboration to enable leading-edge research and development that will greatly benefit Australia and our regional neighbours.

About the position

The Beamline Scientist – Infrared Microspectroscopy is responsible for applying scientific expertise and experience to the operation, maintenance and development of synchrotron beamlines within the Microscopy beamline group, as well as research, industry engagement and outreach activities.   You will be required to foster excellent engagement with other members of the Beamline Group, the Science Team and other operational teams across the facility.  In addition, you will develop knowledge of the capabilities, techniques and instrumentation within the beamline group to enable the best possible scientific outcomes.

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