Research Fellow, Plant Ecological Modelling
Work type: Fixed Term
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: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/902515/research-fellow-plant-ecological-modelling
Applications close: 06 Apr 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time