Postdoctoral Fellow, Borevitz

Canberra, Australia
$78,940 - $99,083 per annum, plus 17% superannuation
26 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $78,940 - $99,083 per annum, plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term (up to 24 months, with possibility of extension)
Position description & Selection CriteriaAcadLevelA_PostdoctoralFellow_RSB_PD.pdf

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team

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ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position

A position has become available for a Postdoctoral Fellow involved in monitoring and modelling agro-ecosystem productivity, development, allocation and management in collaboration with NESP climate hub, CSIRO, ANU Research Schools of Biology, Environment and Earth Sciences and USYD. The partnership focuses on water, nutrient and carbon cycles, genetic variation and response to management. Systems include (cover) cropping, pasture and (agro)forestry with disturbances of mechanical harvest, grazing and/or prescribed fire. The goal is to expand point based models to a managed mixed-use landscape and link this with remote sensing and on ground environmental and physical measurement. Modelling tools include APSIM, DayCent, DAESim, LPJml, Jules/Cable

Research team members have world class expertise in Genomics, Phenomics, and Environmental monitoring, measurement and management.

The Person 

We are looking for a qualified person with a PhD in plant science, remote sensing, plant and/or ecosystem modelling that can contribute in a team environment but also work independently. Much of the work is computational, but field work and travel opportunities are available.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Research School of Biology here.

For more information about the position please contact Justin Borevitz  E-

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • A one-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to complete a:

  • 30-minute interview including a 12min presentation.

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not having any bearing on hiring decisions. 

For examples of common reasonable adjustments, please click here.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing date: 30 April 2023.

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