Postdoctoral Research Associate on Atmospheric Water Capture

University of Sydney



About the Opportunity 

The School of Chemistry that offers a vibrant and world-class research environment is one of the main centres for chemical research and education in the country and has access to a comprehensive range of modern research and teaching facilities. As a Postdoctoral Research Associate you will produce collaborated and sole research, preparation of research findings and present seminars to postgraduate students. You will conduct research activities under limited supervision and be expected to design new experimental apparata for humid air condensation.


About You

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who possesses experience in the following areas:

  • a PhD in industrial engineering, in the stream of thermo-mechanical energy engineering
  • d emonstrated research ability in materials chemistry
  • demonstrated experience in the study of dropwise condensation
  • demonstrated advanced ability to take up new techniques and skills in surface modification and characterisation
  • demonstrated ability in handling precise measurements of heat flux and heat transfer in two phase thermal exchange phenomena
  • problem solving and demonstrated creativity in research activities
  • experience in research record keeping, preparation of research papers and presentation of seminars.

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Chiara Neto, Associate Professor on

For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Laura Brown, Recruitment Consultant on +61 2 8627 7137 or

Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details.

Job Reference No. 1509-0719F

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