Research Fellow in Coastal Processes

Melbourne, Australia
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 23 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: School of BioSciences
Salary: $73,669 - $99,964 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

About the role:

The School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne is seeking a Research Fellow with expertise in coastal processes and hydrodynamics and sediment transport modelling. The Research Fellow will work closely with Dr Rebecca Morris on research aligned with the Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project ‘Creating shellfish reefs for hazard risk reduction and habitat restoration’, which focuses on the effect of living shoreline design on outcomes for hydrodynamics and sediment transport, and habitat restoration. You will work with a team of interdisciplinary researchers and postgraduate students and contribute actively to the dynamic intellectual environment of the host group and School more broadly. You will be encouraged to develop your own research program and collaborate with researchers within the University and other research institutions.

About you:

Minimum Qualifications Required: PhD

Skills and Experience required to fulfil the position:

  • A PhD in coastal processes or engineering or marine science, or equivalent qualification;
  • A research track record relevant to understanding and predicting coastal processes, including expertise in modelling hydrodynamics and sediment transport, as evidenced by high-quality research publications in journals, conferences, technical reports, or other scholarly publications.
  • Capacity to develop and deliver practical classes and lectures and contribute to other teaching activities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a professional and collegial manner, and capacity for mentoring and building rapport with students and staff within a diverse work environment.
  • High-level organisational and time management skills and a demonstrated capacity to bring projects to timely completion.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), including the ability to build networks with collaborators.

Position Description

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Applications close: 23 Dec 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time