Research Associate

Adelaide, Australia
30 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Research Academic Level A
Salary Range: $73,569 to $89,600 pa
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Position Reports to: Associate Professor
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Associate Professor Karin Nordstrom
Closing Date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019 11 am

Position Summary:

The Research Associate will perform independent research on an externally funded project within the Insect Vision laboratory. Responsibilities include design of visual experiments on hoverflies that aim at investigating what visual statistics are salient to a hoverfly, i.e. what the hoverfly pays attention to, at the behavioral and neurophysiological level. The Research Associate will design visual stimuli, perform experiments using quantitative behaviour and/or electrophysiological techniques, analyse and interpret his/her own data using Matlab scripts, with the ultimate aim of generating publishable outcomes, as well as pilot data for own external funding. The Research Associate will work independently, while contributing to the common goals and activities of the members of the Insect Vision laboratory. The Research Associate will report directly to the head of the laboratory.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a submission of no more than three pages, stating how your current and/or recent experience meet the requirements of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.