Postdoctoral Fellow in Management
University of Queensland
Australia

 

About UQ

 

As part of the UQ community, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

 

As part of our commitment to research excellence, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and post-fellowship contracts via our UQ Amplify initiative.

 

At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. Not only do we have one of the largest PhD enrolments in Australia, but we have also made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

 

About This Opportunity 

 

This is a great opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work at the University of Queensland (UQ) Industry 4.0 Energy TestLab facility, in conjunction with the UQ Renewable Energy Laboratory.

 

As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in energy management, you will work with Siemens Navigator/open-source energy management tool and build the Energy TestLab as the training and visitor facility of a ‘Digital Twin’. This will mimic a real-time live control room environment to show the dispatch of energy, UQ’s solar plants' data from multiple campuses, and data from UQ’s Building Management Systems (BMS) for energy management.

 

You will have strong engagement with industry partners, particularly small and medium Enterprises (SMEs) through consultancies, testing services, and research partnerships. Our international relationships include Princeton University in the USA, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur in India, the University of Manchester in the UK, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Hunan University in China.

 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Research

  • Supervision, Training and Researcher Development

  • Citizenship and Service

 

This is a research focused position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.

 

This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position for up to 2 years at Academic level A. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $74,308 - $99,426, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $86,941 - $116,329 annually. 

 

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad:  from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

 

About You  

  • Completion or near completion of a PhD in the discipline area.

  • An emerging profile in research in the discipline area.

  • Evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.

  • Some experience in meaningful internal service roles and contributions towards external activities.

  • Experience in Energy Management in Power Systems would be highly regarded.

 

Relocating from interstate or overseas? We’ll support you with the visa sponsorship process and a relocation support package. You can find out more about life in Australia’s Sunshine State here.


Questions? 

 

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Tapan Saha

 

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line. 
 

Want to Apply? 

 

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You’ section

 

Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume’, which is step one of the application form.
 

Other Information 

 

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au 

 

If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

 

Applications close 18 September 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-29327).


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