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(Paid opportunity).


Postdoctoral Research Fellow x2 at JKMRC.

Queensland university invites applicants to undertake high quality research and project management in the SMI-JKMRC. In particular, develop expertise around advance process control strategies for mineral processing, model-based control and optimisation, state estimation and soft sensor development.

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The mission of the JKMRC is to deliver world-class, customer-focussed education, research and technical services to the world minerals industry and allied sectors. The JKMRC has an international reputation for applied research in the areas of mineral processing and geometallurgy.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Mineral processing.
  • Model-based control.
  • Soft sensor development.

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Program Period

1 year.

 there are x2 full-time, 1 year fixed term positions at Academic Level A.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • PhD in a research field relevant to minerals processing and a strong control and automation background.
  • Extensive applied research experience in control, automation and modelling.
  • Experience in the development and application of model-based control strategies, e.g. MPC, in minerals processing.
  • Knowledge in optimisation and statistics.
  • A comprehensive view of the whole mineral processing chain from exploration to metal production.
  • Demonstrated record of publication in relevant research fields.
  • Use of database tools and data analytics packages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed engineering mathematical skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy, with knowledge in one or more computer programming language.
  • An ability to establish effect relationships and to represent and promote academic discipline at a university and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies.
  • High level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, particularly from different disciplines, as well as with administrative and technical staff.
  • Ability to work harmoniously within a team, while maintaining a high individual profile.
  • Good organisational abilities and ability to manage competing priorities.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • The remuneration package will be in the range $67,452.89 to $90,982.26 p.a.,
  • plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%
  • (total package will be in the range $79,024 – $106,448 p.a.)
  • You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

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Second Step: upload your cover letter and Resume or via LinkedIn or press continue and upload it at the end of application.

Third Step: complete the required informations

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Reviewed by” Samah Gacem/ Algeria

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