Job No.: 563330
Work type: Fixed Term
Full time, Fixed term (2 years)
Located at our Albury-Wodonga campus
Level B - $98,510- $116,332 per annum + 17% superannuation
About the position
We require an environmental scientist (environment chemist, biogeochemist or
ecotoxicologist) to join our team (biogeochemistry/ecotoxicology group) in
the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems at La Trobe University, based in Albury-
Wodonga. The candidate should have experience in analysis of environmental
samples using a range of laboratory techniques, including LC-MS/MS, GF-AAS,
ion chromatography, TOC analysis, flow cytometry and fluorescence/absorbance
spectroscopies. The ideal person would be comfortable conducting laboratory
experiments as well as field work in aquatic systems, some of which may be in
remote locations and/or for extended periods. Experience with use of R code
for data analysis and multi-variate statistics would be highly advantageous.
Skills and Experience and Qualification;
Conduct high quality research/scholarly activities under limited
supervision either independently or as part of a team.
Participate in professional activities including publishing peer-reviews
articles, and presentations at conferences and seminars in field of
Provide advice within the field of the employee's research to Honours and
Contribute to and uphold a robust and ambitious research culture.
Completion of a PhD in the relevant discipline
Evidence of experience in research and evaluation and the ability to work
effectively under limited supervision or independently.
A record of contribution to publications, conference papers and/or
reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence
of research potential.
Experience in the data analysis, especially use of R to generate
statistical outputs and high quality figures for publication.
Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and
experience required for this position.
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17% employer contributed superannuation
On site child care facilities
flexible work arrangements
discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe
How to apply
Closing date: Sunday 5th June 2022 by 11:55pm
Position Enquiries: Nicholas Bond; N.Bond@latrobe.edu.au
Recruitment Enquiries: Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au
Position Description below:
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
The University's Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other
Measures , requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe
University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from
being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication. This position
will require the incumbent to work onsite. As such, an offer of employment
will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19
or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination and providing
satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the
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.
Why La Trobe:
Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you'll
collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub
for industry, students and academics
Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in
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.