Research opportunities

PhD and postdoctoral positions will be based in the Nanostructured Interfaces and Materials Science (NIMS) research group in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Melbourne.

Graduate students

The group has available three research PhD projects in nanobiotechnology.

Potential high-calibre applicants can request further information and forward their resumes, along with their academic results, to Prof Frank Caruso at

Visit the Department of Chemical Engineering’s ‘Research projects’ page to view a list of projects available to graduate research students:

Research projects

Additional information on the PhD application process and scholarships can be found on the University’s Melbourne School of Engineering website:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering

Postdoctoral fellows

Postdoctoral positions focused in the areas of polymer science, biomaterials, and colloid and interface science may be available (subject to funding, space and specialisation). Potential high-calibre applicants can email their resumes to Prof Frank Caruso.

Prospective postdoctoral fellows should consider applying for various suitable fellowships: