Research Officer/Senior Research Officer, Fenner School of Environment and Society

Canberra, Australia
13 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: ANU Officer 5/6/7 (Research)
Salary package: $71,878 - $92,957 per annum plus superannuation
Term: Part time, Fixed term (12 months)

Position overview

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science. Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

The Research Officer works closely with the lead researcher as part of the research team, assisting with maintenance of instruments predominantly Forest Spectroscope, Phenomic and Environmental Sensor Array and Cosmic Ray sensors ( for research undertaken by the Centre for Water and Landscape Dynamics. The Research Officer provides high level support to the research team including support aspects of allocated research activities.

We are currently seeking a part time research officer at the ANU Officer 5/6 (Research) level for the Centre for Water and Landscape Dynamics team. We may also consider application with a higher relevant skills set at the ANU Officer 7 (Research) Level.

For further information about the role, please contact Professor Albert van Dijk, E:

Closing date: 12 February 2020

Position description: Research Officer and Senior Research Officer.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing each the selection criteria, paying special attention to the specific skills required.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.