Employment

ICRAR is a great place to work, and we encourage you to apply for any vacancy that you are suitably qualified for.  

For more information on the benefits of employment at ICRAR with either Curtin University or The University of Western Australia, you can visit the Curtin or UWA employment websites. 

Current Vacancies

Position Ref Location Closing date
Senior Technical Officer 3507655 Curtin 28-FEB-2014
Research Engineer 3435427 Curtin 28-FEB-2014
 

Senior Technical Officer

  • 3 year appointment
  • Salary range: $77,250 - $83,043 (G07)
  • Plus superannuation

As Senior Technical Officer you will play a key role in supporting CIRA/ICRAR’s radio astronomy engineering laboratory and the electronics research and development facilities, including the prototyping and deployment of novel radio astronomy instrumentation for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope.

You need a degree in a field of engineering or technology relevant to radio astronomy with considerable relevant experience, or an equivalent combination od education and experience. . Demonstrated sound knowledge of a range of contemporary electronics technology, and of design and prototyping techniques and tools is essential. Work requirements require you to travel to fthe remote SKA site in Western Australia and hold a valid driver’s licence.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of the position please contact Adrian Sutjino.

For a full position description and to apply please visit the Curtin Job Listing.

 

Research Engineer

  • 3 year appointment
  • Salary range: $101,393 - $107,182 (G09)
  • Plus superannuation

Are you ready to take on a senior role in the development of radio astronomy instrumentation?

The Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA) is a cross-disciplinary body encompassing all Curtin University radio astronomy activities and forms part of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR).

Based in Technology Park, Bentley, you will play a key role in a group dedicated to innovation in technology and astronomy, and will work closely with colleagues in various disciplines to produce leading-edge systems enabling scientific discovery. CIRA has strong links with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project and research and development will focus on systems for the SKA and its pathfinder telescopes, including on-site prototypes for the SKA pre-construction phase.

You will need a post-graduate qualification and experience in a field of engineering relevant to radio astronomy or an equivalent combination of experience and education, combined with very sound knowledge of a range of contemporary electronics technology, and design techniques. Hands-on engineering skills and experience in designing and testing antennas, RF systems, data-transport links or digital systems are essential. Occasional travel to the remote SKA site in Western Australia is required.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of the position please contact Professor Peter Hall.

For a full position description and to apply please visit the Curtin Job Listing.

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