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Research Scientist - Humidity

Callaghan Innovation
Job Category:
Science and Environment
Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Provide national leadership in coordinating and future-proofing New Zealand's science-based measurement needs and standards
  • Bring your passion and ideas to the table
  • Challenge yourself in a stimulating environment as part of an established team

Are you looking for a new opportunity to contribute your scientific expertise to ongoing research programmes? If so, we have an exciting position available in our Gracefield, Lower Hutt location that could be perfect for you.

This role is part of the Measurements Standards Laboratory, an international leader in a number of areas of measurement including: measurement of fundamental constants; state-of-the-art measurement techniques; realisations of physical measurement standards; and improved industrial measurement techniques.

As a Research Scientist, you will be involved in the development, maintenance and dissemination of scales relating to humidity relevant to NZ industry and the NZ public.

We are looking for an innovative scientist with the breadth of experience and drive to implement our vision for this function.

A researcher suited to this position should have a PhD in a physical science or a MSc degree, with research experience. Excellent work planning, data analysis and record keeping skills (with an attention to detail) are critical to the role. You should be able to effectively present technical information and respond to questions from groups, associates, managers, and customers. You must have an in-depth knowledge and experience in experimental physics, including computer control of equipment and associated programming, statistics, mathematics, and modelling. You should be highly motivated and organized with excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.

A career with Callaghan Innovation will challenge you and provide you with opportunities to showcase your skills and abilities. For driven high achievers, you will be working with committed, like-minded people, giving you the support to reach your full potential.

If you have experience in this type of work and are looking for a change or a new opportunity, then please apply now.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 6625GOV.

Applications close Sunday, 19 November 2017.

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