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PhD Scholarship University of Wollongong 2009/2010

The Faculty of Engineering is seeking toconduct research in the area of assessment and control of hydrogen damage in structural steels within the BlueScope Steel Metallurgy Centre. Applicants should have adegree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science or related discipline and sound knowledge of physical metallurgy of steels. Expertise in electron microscopy, modelling or neutron/synchrotron diffraction is required. The level and duration of appointment will depend on applicants’ experience.

Your responsibilities will include: under ARC Linkage scheme conduct collaborative research with BlueScope Steel Ltd into the effects of gaseous hydrogen on the microstructure, properties and integrity of pipeline steels, weld and heat affected zone regions using electron microscopy, mechanical testing, neutron scattering and modelling.

Your key challenges will include: effective communication of results to industrial partners, local and international scientific community, co-ordination of activities of technical staff and where appropriate graduate and undergraduate students.

A full Position Description outlining the Selection Criteria is available on our website. Please address the criteria specified in the relevant position description. For further information about this role please contact Professor Elena Pereloma on (+61 2) 4221 5507 or by email elenap[ at ]uow.edu.au

PhD Scholarship isavailable on this project. Stipend A$30,627 pa* basic (Tax free/HECS exempt) indexed for three years.

To be eligible applicants must either be Citizens of Australia or New Zealand or have Permanent Residency status in Australia.

Applications Close 14 September 2008

Quote Ref No: 23122

How to apply: Please go to our website http://employment.uow.edu.au/ to submit your application online & for more information about the position and UOW.

September 9, 2008 - Posted by | Scholarships - Beasiswa

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