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Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Postdoctoral Fellow

(Ref. 240305016)

[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “Additive Manufacturing of Multi-Material Heterogeneous Lattice Structures”.  The appointee will carry out research in the area of advanced additive manufacturing metal alloy.  He/She will be required to:

(a)    undertake specific research project(s) under the guidance of a research leader and contribute to the development of research activities;

(b)    conduct research (as per the norms of the discipline) and/or enable research teams to create scholarly output that is recognized by peers; 

(c)    assist with the supervision of research students in related research area as required;

(d)    develop new understandings in the field of additive manufacturing metal alloys; and

(e)    support the dissemination of research outcomes through appropriate channels and outlets.


Applicants should have:

(a)    a doctoral degree or an equivalent qualification in Materials Science and Engineering or a related discipline and must have no more than five years of post-qualification experience at the time of application;

(b)    demonstrated track record of publications in the field of metallic materials and electron microscopy;

(c)    demonstrated experience in advanced microscopy techniques; 

(d)    demonstrated ability to undertake high quality academic research and conduct research with minimal supervision; 

(e)    demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build up effective relationships; and

(f)    demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Zibin Chen at telephone number 2766 6602 or via email at for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.

Consideration of applications will commence on 12 March 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 5 March 2024