The Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) is part of the Australian Department of Defence dedicated to providing science and technology support for Australia’s defence and national security needs. DST Group is a national leader in safeguarding Australia by delivering valued scientific advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.
DST Group requires an Analytical Scientist experienced in the use of FTIR for Gas Analysis to support their Gas Analysis for Battery Safety & Performance Research project. The successful candidate will work at DST’s state of the art R&D laboratories located at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne.
In this role you will be involved in an active research program investigating the safety and performance of a range of battery technologies, including commercial products and prototype technologies. These battery technologies are investigated to determine their suitability for, and any risks associated with, integration on Defence platforms or equipment.
This is a full-time contract role, working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per day, for three years. There is also a possibility of two more 12 month extensions.
Some of the tasks associated with this role include:
To be considered for this unique opportunity you MUST BE AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN and you must have experience in the use of FTIR for gas analysis.
Other requirements include:
To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below and send your updated resume with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to CS Executive Group. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call 03 9516 0100 during office hours and 0438 629 434 after hours.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other roles.