Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Bird Calls)

Charles Sturt University
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$94,909 to $101,795
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Contract Type:Fixed term (up to Ma
Working Time:Full time
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Work closely with an interdisciplinary team Share your findings through scientific publications and conferences Opportunities for professional growth and networking The role Full time, Fixed term (up to May 2026) Level A - $94,909 to $101,795 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation) Albury-Wodonga You will contribute to a national research team developing an automated approach to classifying birds calls for large scale biodiversity monitoring applications. You will query, collate and source recorded bird calls for the project team and work closely with other researchers to develop, validate and test call recognizers, advising on distributional extent of source data, dialects and seasonal dynamics. About you Relevant doctoral qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing Demonstrated ability to identify Australian woodland birds based on vocalizations Capacity to undertaken research activities, under supervision Demonstrated commitment to culturally respectful, inclusive and safe work practices Benefits Professional development opportunities Generous leave options Enjoy salary packaging and sacrifice options Discounted goods and services through our corporate partners Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits. About us Charles Sturt's work in Agriculture, Water and the Environment (AWE) has made a strong contribution to our UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) ranking where we are placed 67th overall out of 1406 participating institutions. Our research in AWE has been targeted for strategic investment, with the University committed to driving research which has impact across Australia and globally. The key pillar of this strategic investment is in the establishment of the Gulbali Institute with particular areas of research excellence in biosecurity, food and wine science, water and fisheries management and environmental stewardship. The Institute focuses on applied research that addresses major global challenges and government, industry, and community strategic imperatives. We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place. Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world. Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. To apply Click the button and complete your application online, submit a 1-2 page “statement of suitability” demonstrating your skills, knowledge and/or experience relevant to the position (referencing the selection criteria in the position description) and upload your CV. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us. This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position. Further information Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting: Professor David Watson Professor of Ecology [email protected] Ph: 02 6051 9621 Closing Date: 11 pm, 15 May 2024

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