Centre for Accelerator Science (CAS) Leader

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  • Lead one of Australias largest research infrastructure facilty, dedicated to the development and application of Accelerator based analysis techniques
  • Opportunity to work with, and manage a diverse team of talented professionals


ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes. We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia’s most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

About CAS

CAS is part of ANSTO’s research infrastructure portfolio comprising platforms established on world-class scientific infrastructure and expertise within the Nuclear Science & Technology and Landmark Infrastructure (NSTLI) Group.

CAS comprises a team of highly proficient research and technical staff that operate four accelerators, seventeen associated beamlines, sample preparation laboratories and in-house expertise in ion beam analysis (IBA) and accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS). With many national and international networks established over the years, CAS provides key infrastructure for supporting International Atomic Energy Agency activities and training across a broad range of disciplines and technologies. Our facility underpins strategic research programs within ANSTO and provides merit based access to national and international researchers including commercial research services to industry.

We are seeking a talented individual to take over the Leadership of CAS and continue to implement a world-class user experience into the future

We believe diversity drives innovation and ingenuity and forms the principles guiding how we build our teams, cultivate leaders and create an inclusive workforce that is also representative of the users we serve.
I invite you to explore this opportunity to join us in delivering science excellence.
– Dr Miles Apperley, Head of Research Infrastructure

How to Apply

Your application should consist of a full Curriculum Vitae detailing your academic and professional qualifications, full employment history and relevant achievements. This should be accompanied by a cover letter summarising how you meet the selection criteria outlined in the position description, why the appointment is of interest to you and what you believe you will bring to the role.

As part of this process, you may be invited to communicate with ANSTO representatives in person or by video conference. If your skills and experience are considered suitable to progress, you may be required to undertake additional assessment of skills, knowledge, abilities and aptitude.

  • It is expected that the final shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews at ANSTO in December 2018.
  • After the interview and selection process is completed, you will be required to undertake a security and medical assessment to be eligible for appointment.
  • All applications must be submitted online.

The full Position Description and Prospectus with candidate information, including details of the selection criteria and the application process is available via the links below.

For queries in relation to the recruitment and selection process, please contact ANSTO’s talent acquisition team: Phone +61 2 9717 3359

The closing date for applications is Monday 26 November 2018 at 11:30pm AEST.

Note: For international phone calls, please be aware of the local time in Sydney to ensure your calls are answered.

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To apply for this job please visit anstocareers.nga.net.au.