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Cylite is a technology company operating at the cutting edge of optical imaging systems for ophthalmic and related markets. We are in the process of launching a highly innovative product based on Hyper-Parallel Optical Coherence Tomography (HP-OCT) for high-speed imaging of the eye. Production of these instruments is done at our cleanroom facility, using highly sophisticated optical alignment and manufacturing processes. We are looking for an engineer or physicist with optics experience to join our growing production team. The company is based in Notting Hill, Melbourne, adjacent to the Monash University Science and Technology Precinct, and provides a collaborative, friendly, and stimulating work environment.
The role has responsibilities such as:
· Development and improvement of optical instrument assembly processes (e.g. optical alignment of lenses, mirrors, photodetectors).
· Work with precision optical and opto-electronic test & measurement equipment (alignment lasers, photodetectors, wavefront sensors, fibre-optics).
· Training and collaboration with production personnel to continue improving on existing manufacturing and testing processes.
· Calibration and validation of production tools and equipment.
· Design and test mechanical / opto-mechanical jigs and toolings in collaboration with our mechanical engineers.
· Help in incoming inspection and testing of optical components.
· Create and maintain manufacturing process documents.
· Responsible for identifying problems and providing solutions for manufacturing issues.
· A degree in Engineering or Physics.
· Solid understanding of basic optics (geometric optics, wave optics, fibre optics).
· Very good mechanical hands-on skills, comfortable with using a wide range of tools and equipment.
· A passion for precision and quality in manufacturing.
· Strong attention to detail.
· Has good communication skills; can collaborate effectively with team members as well as train and supervise production technicians.
Desirable items, highly regarded:
· Prior experience in a high-technology manufacturing environment, preferably in an optics-related industry.
· Experience with mechanical CAD (e.g. Solidworks).
· Advanced knowledge of optics (e.g. OCT, lasers, imaging systems, optical design with ZEMAX).
· Basic programming experience (e.g. LabView, Matlab, scripting languages).
· Familiarity with industrial automation hardware and software.
If you would like to apply, please forward an up to date copy of your resume with a covering letter highlighting the experience you consider relevant to the role. Please also include a clear indication of your availability to attend for interview and to start work.
Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
Cylite is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity and inclusion.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) is launching a new initiative - the Deborah Jin Fellowship. Details will available at this link: http://bit.ly/equs-dj
EQUS is seeking to appoint two outstanding early career female candidates to perform research at one of our nodes (UQ, USYD, MQ, and UWA), as determined by the candidate’s expertise and research aspirations. The appointment is for up to three years. This appointment can be full-time, part-time and/or accommodate different types of flexible working. Job-sharing arrangements will also be considered. The level of appointment will be commensurate with the research experience and performance standards for academic levels A/B. Candidates who identify as women and are within five years of the conferral date of their PhD are eligible to apply. The eligibility period may be extended to take into account career interruptions.
The Nonlinear Physics Centre at ANU is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher with an excellent record of publications in the research areas of quantum optics and nano-photonics, to work on the new research direction outlined in a recent publication at https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aat8196. There is also a PhD student scholarship available. Check here for the details.
Applications close: 22 Jul 2019.
DST Group is looking to appoint a researcher in the area of magnetometry and timing with a background in cold atoms or atomic vapour sensing. The position will be appointed at S&T level 5 ($101,955 -$115,005) and will be initially physically located at the University of Adelaide. Please check here for more details.
We are seeking a PhD candidate to work on an industry-related PhD with a generous $40k p.a. scholarship over 4 years along with project research support funds of $10k p.a. The focus of the work is the exploitation of state-of-the-art quantum techniques for the purpose of environmental monitoring and has come about because of investments from the University, CSIRO and Rio Tinto. For further details please follow the link at http://bit.ly/31QmPeK
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
CSIRO Manufacturing is seeking an experienced Research Scientist/Engineer in Optical Systems. In this exciting role, you will undertake research, design and development of optical, photonic and terahertz systems which may be used for a range of scientific and industrial measurement applications.
Your duties will include
Location: Sydney (Lindfield) NSW
Salary: AU$98k - AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term of 2 years
Full Details: https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Sydney%2C-NSW-CSOF-Job/565544600/?locale=en_GB
The group of Professor Simon Fleming, within the Institute of Photonics and Optical Sciences and Sydney Nano Institute at the University of Sydney, Australia, is looking for prospective PhD students to conduct basic and applied research in photonics and biomedical applications of fibres.
The Institute of Photonics and Optical Sciences opens the door to your scientific career: our PhD students are at the frontier of photonics research and have an outstanding publication record. We have state-of-the-art facilities for micro and nanofabrication and specialty fibre fabrication.
We invite candidates with backgrounds in physics, mathematics, computer science, material science and engineering. Candidates who have both a strong quantitative background and previous experience with optical experiments are especially encouraged to apply.
Key research areas include: fibre optics, biophotonics, tuneable metamaterials, optomechanics, poling, fibre-based sensors and biomedical devices, nano- and microstructured soft polymers.
Project opportunities with Professor Simon Fleming include:
Other original research projects aligned to the Research Strength Areas of the Institute of Photonics and Optical Sciences are also available.
Successful candidates will typically have ranked at or near the top of their classes, have already engaged in research and published their results, and be highly proficient in written and spoken English.
To obtain further information about the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship scheme and application details, please visit this website.
Please submit your expression of interest [including CV, full transcript (with grading scale) and the complete list of publications] to Dr Ivan Rukhlenko, phone: +61 2 8627 9056, e-mail: email@example.com before 30 June 2019.
Details about the facilities and research strengths of the Institute of Photonics and Optical Sciences can be found here.
Professor David Atchison's group at School of Optometry and Vision Science in QUT is looking for a Research Associate to work on an Australian Research Council funded project investigating retinal directionality.
This project will apply advanced technologies in holography, head-up displays and astronomy to explore how retinal directionality changes during accommodation (focusing).
This appointment will be offered on a fixed-term, full-time basis until 31 December 2021.
Applications close: 2 June 2019
Check here to see how to apply.
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: Canberra / ACT
Salary package: $71,509 - $111,365 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing Contingent Funded (1 year with possibility of renewal)
Applications close: 02 Apr 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
The Department of Quantum Science, Research School of Physics and Engineering at the Australian National University has a research collaboration with an industry partner to develop technology for the inspection of inorganic and organic materials.
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team to develop next-generation automatic three-dimensional volumetric imaging instruments. This is to map the features embedded within inorganic and organic materials to improve inspection precision, mapping accuracy and speed. The Postdoctoral Fellow will innovate optical imaging, tomographic and metrology techniques for integration as part of a multimodal approach to scientific instrumentation. The project will in addition involve scientific computing, digital signal processing and mechatronic control as part of the development work.
For more information about the role and to apply please visit: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/528221/postdoctoralresearch-fellow
Professor Hoe Tan's group is seeking a Full time, Fixed Term (2 years) Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct original research in the field of optical spectroscopy of semiconductor nanostructures as part of a broader project on Advanced III-V semiconductor nanostructures for next generation optoelectronic devices. Applications close: 24 Mar 2019.