X-Ray Platform Manager Monash University Australia

X-Ray Platform Manager

Job No: 562463
Faculty of Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Location:Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration:Three year fixed-term appointment
$108,469 - $115,133 pa HEW Level 09
(plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Achieve at a world top 100 university
  • Drive the success of the Monash X-Ray Platform
  • Work with passion and apply your expertise

The Opportunity

The Monash X-Ray Platform, part of the Monash Technology Research Platforms network coordinated by the Office of the Vice-Provost (Research and Research Infrastructure), has been identified as a strategic priority for the University as a key source of support for our research community.  As a result, we are now seeking your technical expertise, strategic approach and proven leadership capability to set and lead the strategic direction of this platform and drive its operational excellence and achievement.

Working with state of the art equipment and engaging with some of the best technical minds in the global research community, you will take the lead in planning, managing infrastructure, budgeting and resourcing for this platform, setting and implementing the strategic agenda to achieve operational objectives and enhancing operational excellence. Regularly engaging with government and industry stakeholders in this role you will increase funding and industry linkages for the platform, expanding the current service offering and informing on opportunities to progress the platform further, demonstrating a true return on investment.

Your passion for research and technical innovation coupled with your expertise in a combination of powder X-Ray diffraction, small angle X-Ray scattering, X-Ray analysis of texture and residual stress as applied to materials-based science and engineering will ensure your ability to lead and drive this platform to heightened success.  A proven leader you will bring your operational and project management skills and strengths to the fore, further enhancing this already successful endeavour and making a significant, positive, lasting impact here.

Do you want to make a bigger impact?  Leverage expertise and relationships to drive success?  Then we look forward to hearing from you!

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Please note that appointment into this role is dependent on the completion of a satisfactory police check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"


Professor Nick Birbilis, Head of Department, Materials Science and Engineering, 03 9905 4919



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Closing Date

Sunday 16 July 2017, 11.55pm AEST

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