RMIT Europe has just opened a position in Barcelona for a Nano Research Fellow to work on an EU project.
The Research Fellow will work based at RMIT Europe and the primary focus will be to deliver on RMIT Europe’s objectives under the H2020 project GoNano. This will involve reviewing best practice for responsible research and innovation in the field of nanotechnology and engagement with citizens, industry and professional stakeholders, researchers from RMIT University and collaborators in Europe.
The key responsibility will be running a pilot study on the use of new methods in Responsible Research and Innovation for co-creation of specific nanotechnologies in the field of ‘energy’ (including production, storage, management and efficient use), and contribute to similar pilot studies in the fields of ‘health’ and ‘food’. The position will need to engage with GoNano stakeholders in Spanish, but will also be required to communicate at an excellent level in English. In addition to working on the GoNano project, the position will also support RMIT Europe activities to engage with European academia and industry, in particular through the development of funding proposals.
Work type:Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Research, Education
Based at RMIT Europe (Barcelona, Spain)
Full time, fixed-term position until Sep 2019
36.000€ per annum
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.The Global Development Portfolio is responsible for making RMIT genuinely global in operations and outlook. Under the leadership of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Development) and Vice President, the portfolio:• leads and coordinates RMIT’s global education partnerships• identifies, reviews and harnesses opportunities to further enhance RMIT’s global model• coordinates enterprise-wide fundraising and alumni activities• manages global mobility opportunities for RMIT students.In addition, it connects and coordinates RMIT’s presences throughout the world including RMIT entities in Australia, Vietnam and Europe (Spain) and representative offices in other countries.
As the successful candidate you will demonstrate research experience in nanotechnology (with applications in energy or safety preferred). You will also have the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders spanning science, technology, industry and society. Your ability to prepare high quality competitive grant applications and the ability to clearly communicate research results, concepts and knowledge will be imperative to your success in this role. High level proficiency in English and another European language (preferred). The ability to work in Spain is essential.
To apply please click here.
Applications close on 14 February 2018.
Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. Position Description - GoNano Research Fellow.pdf
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.