Job Reference: 1179697
School of Molecular and Life Sciences (MLS)
The Soil & Landscape Science Group and the Mechatronics and Biorobotics Research Laboratory in the Faculty of Science & Engineering at Curtin University are seeking a Junior Mechatronic Engineer to join the team.
The project and your new role
The project is funded by the Australian Government National Soil Carbon Innovation Challenge, which aims to lower the cost of soil carbon analysis so that farmers and land managers can afford to measure soil carbon and partake in the Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCU) scheme to capture and store soil carbon, help offset our carbon emissions and at the same time improve soil and ecosystem heath.
You will work in a team with soil scientists, mechatronic and software engineers to design and develop an automated hardware-software system for cost-effectively measuring soil organic carbon stocks.
You will work with a senior mechatronic engineer and the team to:
The position is based in Perth and will involve collaboration with the Curtin Soil & Landscape Science (curtin.edu/soil-landscape-sci) and Mechatronic Engineering (website) groups. The successful candidate will make a substantial contribution to the Curtin University, will collaborate, and liaise with our industry partners.
You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role. This position is based at our Curtin Bentley campus , candidates are expected to either be currently located in Perth, WA, or express a willingness to relocate. Visa sponsorship and relocation may be considered.
To learn more about these opportunities, please contact Prof. Raphael Viscarra Rossel on 0467 769 364 or [email protected].
Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare, medical centre, and endless food options.
For more information on our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au
Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document directly addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) for documenting designs, presenting findings, and collaborating with cross-functional teams is highly desirable.
In line with Curtin's 2030 Strategic Plan, Curtin University is committed to optimising employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In an effort to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait representation in the University, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role, pursuant to Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).
Applications close: 5.15PM AWST, Thursday 7 March 2024
What we offer
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1) or [email protected].
Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment
Mechatronic Engineer (Junior)
Curtin University of Technology
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About the employer
Curtin University is a future-focused university based in the scenic city of Perth, Australia, with additional campuses in regional Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius.
The University is recognised for its strengths in teaching and research innovation, which is reflected in its standing as Western Australia’s top public university for graduate and postgraduate employment, according to the Good Universities Guide 2021.
We were established in 1966 as the ‘Western Australian Institute of Technology’, before gaining university status and changing our name to ‘Curtin’ in 1987 in honour of the former Australian Prime Minister.