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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Private Company - Deakin, ACT

Education, Childcare & Training
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Apply nowJob no:506996
Work type:Full-time
Location:Geelong - Waurn Ponds

The role

The School of Life and Environmental Sciences specialises in a wide range of disciplines and provides its graduates with a sound platform for the diverse employment opportunities that will exist in the future.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will initiate and conduct research in the area of Marine Biosecurity and Environmental Science and contribute data analysis and interpretation to meet the objectives of several research projects. You will work closely with the research team to analyse extensive datasets spanning marine biosecurity, seagrass restoration, marine debris, and risk perception.

This is a 3 years Fixed Term position based at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus with salary in the range of $88,209 p.a + 17% super.

To be successful, you will have:

  • PhD degree in environmental science, marine ecology, social science, conservation or related field with a substantial research component
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret complex datasets of both natural and social science context
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, initiate and conduct high quality research and publish
  • Demonstrated skills or willingness to build skills in spatial analysis and numerical modelling
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop various-scale maps of connectivity and core values (social, cultural, economic and environmental) to assist understanding future biosecurity risks
  • Design and undertake systematic reviews and statistical analyses e.g., GLM, Network Analysis
  • Contribute spatial analyses and numerical modelling expertise to various biosecurity, restoration, and marine debris priority areas
  • Contribute to a vibrant research team, including participating with colleagues in developing and maintaining links and partnerships with local and international partners
  • Participate in the development and/or maintenance of links and partnerships with industry and relevant professional bodies and the community.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

 PD_Postoctoral Research Fellow (4).pdf

Applications for this position close on Sunday 14th February 2021.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience addressing the selection criteria for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Head of School, Life & Environmental Sciences - Professor Marnie Campbell at marnie.campbell@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.