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At ICRAR, we are committed to a diverse workforce

ICRAR is a great place to work, and we encourage you to apply for any vacancy that you are suitably qualified for. ICRAR is committed to creating a working environment and culture that is inclusive and provides equal opportunities, irrespective of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, culture and origin. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to an excellent workplace. We appreciate the experiences, skills and perspectives of all individuals and harness a collaborative environment. We actively encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds, and we encourage flexible working hours in consultation with management.

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.

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Current Vacancies


Research Associate 817255 Curtin 06-DEC-2021
Software Team Lead 814376 Curtin 07-DEC-2021

Research Associate

  • $72,655 – $98,028 (ALA) plus 17% superannuation
  • 3 year, fixed-term full-time
  • Research position

Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA) is seeking a Research Associate to join the Pulsars and Fast Transients research group. The role will involve further development of the high-time resolution science capabilities of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), and exploiting them for sensitive searches for fast radio bursts (FRBs) and pulsars at low radio frequencies.

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Software Team Lead

  • 3 years fixed term
  • $103,813 – $110,631 (G08) plus 17% superannuation

In this role you will support, represent and lead CIRA’s growing Software Team. You will coordinate the Software Team’s contributions across a variety of projects and initiatives, ensuring that software is appropriately considered and supported in the planning and management of CIRA’s activities. You will lead the design and implementation of workflows and systems that help the Team efficiently track, manage and report their activities. You will also be a strong contributor to the Team, augmenting their skills and experience with your own, to enhance CIRA’s capability to meet its development and operational objectives in the software and data domains.

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