Postdoctoral Research Officer
Job No.: 561574
Work type: Fixed Term
Full time, 3-year fixed term position
Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, working closely with the
Securing Antarctica's Environmental Future (SAEF) program (head office
at Monash University) and the Australian Antarctic Division (Hobart),
and opportunity to work with the GEO BON community (https:// geobon.org)
$69,983 - $93,750 per annum + up to 17% superannuation
About La Trobe
La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making
a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and
create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the
largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and
research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're
passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the
communities we serve.
SAEF is an Australian Research Council Special Research Initiative to
strengthen Antarctic science, policy and governance at a time of rapid
environmental and geopolitical change - https: // arcsaef.com/. The Australia-
based research program will produce transformative insights about the
structure, function, drivers and future of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic
terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity. Outcomes will inform spatiotemporal
planning for conservation and will provide a scientific basis for leading
Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will have an excellent publication record,
significant biodiversity modelling skills, knowledge of and experience with
biodiversity informatics and big data handling, evidence of successful, self-
led collaboration, and have an interest in the Antarctic. A background in
Antarctic science is not a requirement.
Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and
experience required for this position.
All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children
Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid
Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
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How to apply
Closing date: Wednesday 18th August 2021 @ 11.55pm
Position Enquiries: Professor Melodie McGeoch Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HR/Recruitment Enquiries: : email@example.com
Position Description below:
Level A Research Only Position Description.SAEF Postdoc (1).pdf
Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this
Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following
An up to date resume; and
A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point
in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position
Please scroll down to apply.
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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to
providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all
staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing
your work and other responsibilities.
La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity
(SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.