Level A/B Academic - Conservation Biology (ARC Laureate Program)

The University of Adelaide
January 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$75,888- $102,040
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Contract Type:Fixed term for 4 yea
Working Time:Negotigation
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Level A ($75,888- $102,040); Level B ($107,276 - $126,894) per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term for 4 years (or 3 years ‘research only')

Excellent opportunity to work in conservation planning and make a significant contribution to both the Australian biological sciences, and emerging area of transdisciplinary environmental research.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a four-year ‘fixed-term teaching (20% Teaching Load) and research' in collaboration with the School of Biological Sciences; alternatively, a three-year ‘research only' position is available.

To be successful you will need (please refer to full selection criteria for each level)

Level A

  • PhD in conservation science, environmental biology, applied spatial sciences, or an equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrated research ability that supports applied research in environmental decision making related to A/Prof Cassey's ARC Industry Laureate Fellowship ‘Combatting Wildlife Crime and Preventing Environmental Harm', particularly in conservation science and wildlife management (Level A/B)
  • Record of research achievements as evidenced by publications and conference presentations
  • Ability to teach effectively using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Level B

  • PhD in conservation science, environmental biology, applied spatial sciences, or an equivalent qualification
  • Strong track record of research achievements as evidenced by publications and conference presentations and demonstrated ability to win research funding
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and the delivery of high-quality student-centered teaching using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to diversity of the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology community
  • This position (Level A or B) requires a valid National Police Check.

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    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm (AEST) Sunday 28 January 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    Please find a document link to the Brochure covering all 5 Laureate roles being recruited:

    ARC Laureate Recruitment CampaignFinal.pdf

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Associate Professor Phill Cassey ARC Laureate Program School of Biological Sciences M: +61 468 717 403 P: +61 (8) 8313 4042 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, please try viewing on another device)

    Wildlife-Conservation-selection-criteria Level A 231113.docx

    Wildlife-Conservation-selection-criteria Level B 231113.docx

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.


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