Positions Vacant

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx) is NOW recruiting  outstanding, suitably qualified and experienced postdoctoral staff. Some PhD studentships are also available. 

We welcome applications from any country and we will assist successful applicants with transfer and establishment costs. Up to $5000 in relocation expenses are available for overseas applicants, redeemable against invoices. We particularly encourage applications from female applicants. The ARC is a staunch advocate of family-friendly workplaces.

Click on the PDFs below to see more details about each position. Postdoctoral positions will generally be for 2 years. They will offer, in addition to salary, ~9.5% superannuation and the salary includes 4 weeks paid annual leave per year. To apply directly for a position, please click on the apply button bellow. Please note that the positions may be based at any of the nodes of the Centre including: Victoria (The University of Melbourne, Monash University, RMIT and CSIRO) and New South Wales (The University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales).



Professional Staff


Student Positions

  • Stipend in Nanoelectromechanical Systems & AFM Mass Sensing

Student Position - PhD Stipends*

* Note these stipends are provided at the Australian Postgraduate Award rate. They do not include fees or relocation costs. Students will need to meet University of Melbourne entry requirements including IELTS 7.0 and an average mark exceeding 87%. They will need to show they have experience in the area of the stipend. Applications for these stipends are to be made directly to the named supervisor or through the email address: enquiries@exctionscience.com.

Have any questions? Feel free to contact us.


School of Chemistry & Bio21 Institute,
University of Melbourne,
Parkville Victoria, 3010, Australia