Research Fellow, Plant Ecological Modelling

Melbourne, Australia
Monday, 9 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 6 April 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: School of BioSciences
Salary: $72,083 - $97,812 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

The Quantitative and Applied Ecology group (QAEco) in the School of BioSciences has an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to work on an exciting new research project, Eucalypt futures: using functional traits to predict species distributions and responses to environmental change.   Working with ecologists and statistical and functional modellers, the candidate will be responsible for trait-based modelling of existing eucalypt distribution data, field sampling tree traits and integrating with eco-evolutionary and physiological models. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a vibrant and collaborative research group in quantitative ecology, and to collaborate with world-leading plant functional ecologists and modellers.

To be considered for this position you will have a PhD in plant ecology, quantitative ecology, or other field with strong analytical components. You will also have computing skills including programming in a scientific and/or statistical language. For further details regarding selection criteria please see the position description.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 2.5 years.

For further information and to apply: 

Applications close: 06 Apr 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time