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Robinson Research Institute

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69 Gracefield Rd, Lower Hutt, New Zealand 2010

www.wgtn.ac.nz/robinson

The Robinson Research Institute is New Zealand’s premier academic research institute. We are internationally recognized for the impact of our applied research into superconductivity and electromagnetic technologies. Our world-leading programmes in materials and engineering deliver globally sought-after graduates and transform tomorrow’s industries

The Robinson Research Institute is New Zealand’s premier academic research institute. We are internationally recognized for the impact of our applied research into superconductivity and electromagnetic technologies. Our world-leading programmes in materials and engineering deliver globally sought-after graduates and transform tomorrow’s industries.

Why work for us
The multidisciplinary Robinson Research Institute conducts New Zealand’s leading high-technology research programmes. Around 30 scientists and engineers contribute to our mission in our laboratories located in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand.

You will work alongside career researchers focused on solving “real-world” industry problems, from space technologies and fusion energy, through to transport and medical applications. You will carry out real discovery research and make genuine advances to science.

Training and development
We provide an exceptional environment for young researchers. We offer positions from internships and research assistants through to PhD studentships and academic research positions.

The breadth of these opportunities comes from the Institute’s unique mix of internationally connected research, which spans the entire spectrum from fundamental science to the engineering, manufacturing and development of technology.

While working at Robinson Research Institute, you will gain industry-relevant practical experience, lead research projects, and have the opportunity to connect with commercial and academic partners.

Who we are looking for
We welcome applicants with a background in solid-state physics, materials science, computational modelling, mechanical and electrical engineering, and mechatronics. Strong candidates will have a creative and innovative mindset, with an established publication record in leading refereed journals. We are looking for excellent, driven members of our team, including: research assistants; PhD and Master’s students; research technicians; postdoctoral research fellows: from interns to trainees, from students to graduates, from PhD to postdocs, all in a wide variety of specializations.

Location
New Zealand

Number of employees
40

Positions recently recruited for
PhD studentships (various); postdoc researchers (industrial materials chemistry; HTS machines); space propulsion engineer; research technicians

How to apply
Send all enquiries to the Institute manager at jeannie.redman@vuw.ac.nz

Closing date
All year round

Contact
Tel +64 4 463 0080
E-mail RRI-admin@vuw.ac.nz
www.wgtn.ac.nz/robinson

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