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August 15, 2018

I would like to bring to your attention that Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group is currently recruiting early career and postdoctoral researchers. Shortly, there will be advertised an EOI for a position of Aerosol Scientist within the Aerosol Defence ST Area, Land Division in Melbourne.

The Aerosol Defence science team provides support, training, advice and R&D for the ADF and National Security agencies. The capability provides comprehensive, science-based solutions to counteract and mitigate multiple threats posed by chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) airborne materials. Theoretical, modelling and experimental methods are applied to real-world CBRN problems delivering practical solutions to DST clients. Based on in-depth knowledge, skills and expertise in the Aerosol Sciences, Modelling, Analysis and Physical Sciences with access to the state-of-the-art facilities and support of other science and technology capabilities in DST Group, it represents a unique capability in Australia. Of particular strength are the areas of CBRN Aerosol Characterisation, Individual Protection Equipment (IPE) systems testing, Dermal and Respiratory Protection, Source Strength Assessment and Detection.

Could you please let know your colleagues/students with relevant skills and professional background who might be interested in a new career opportunity. The position of an Aerosol Scientist (Classification S&T4; Mandatory Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent) in Aerosol Science, applied physics or engineering) will be advertised probably this week at:

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Opportunity type: Early Career Researcher
Locations: Melbourne
Academic disciplines: Chemical, Radiological and Biological area

If interested, I can send you a notification once the position has been uploaded and would be happy to provide more details and guidance during the application process.
Thank you

Kind regards