Postdoctoral Fellowship in Terahertz Metasurfaces for Wireless Communications and Sensing - CSIRO - ResearchCareer

First listed on: 14 February 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Terahertz Metasurfaces for Wireless Communications and Sensing


The Opportunity

  • Do you have an interest in metasurfaces / metamaterial devices?
  • Use your skills to predict the likely performance in application scenarios
  • Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation

CSIRO Early Research Career (CERC) Postdoctoral Fellowships provide opportunities to scientists and engineers who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years of relevant postdoctoral work experience.  These fellowships aim to develop the next generation of future leaders of the innovation system.

In this position you will undertake research in Terahertz Metasurface Devices for Wireless Communications and Sensing.

As the successful candidate you will work with world-leading scientists and design novel millimetre and terahertz reconfigurable, electronically tuneable devices based on metasurface structures or metamaterials. You will develop signal processing methods and algorithms to operate and control the metasurface devices as well as apply the devices to wireless communication and sensing systems.

Your duties will include:

  • Carry out innovative, impactful research of strategic importance to CSIRO that will, where possible, lead to novel and important scientific outcomes.
  • Design novel millimetre and terahertz reconfigurable/tuneable devices-based on metasurface structures or metamaterials.
  • Carry out modelling to predict the likely performance in application scenarios.
  • Carry out experimental development with assistance from team members and characterise the new devices.

Location:  Lindfield, NSW
Salary:  AU$86k – AU$94k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:  Specified term of 3 years
Reference:  71630

To be considered you will need:

  • A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline area, such as Applied Physics, Solid-state Electronics, Microwave/Antenna Engineering, Communication Networks, and Signal Processing.

Please note: To be eligible for this role you must have no more than 3 years (or part time equivalent) of postdoctoral research experience.

  • Demonstrated research experience i MMW/THz electronic devices, circuit design, and application systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in electromagnetic/MMW/THz modelling/simulation, design and optimisation.

For full details about this role please view the Position Description


The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

Flexible Working Arrangements

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How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

Monday 15 March 2021, 11:00 pm AEDT