Research Fellow - Spatial Ecologist / Ecological Modeller

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Albury / Wodonga , Australia
$100,480 - $118,659 plus up to 17% superannuation
13 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time
  • 3 year Fixed Term role
  • Located at the Albury/Wodonga campus
  • $100,480 - $118,659 plus up to 17% superannuation  

About the position

The successful applicant will join a dynamic and high performing team within the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems (CFE) working on modelling the impacts of hydro-climatic variability and change on the distribution and population dynamics of freshwater fish.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing research that incorporates spatial modeling of species distributions, cost-benefit analyses associated with different management actions, and developing systematic approaches to prioritizing management actions at regional scales. The role will require expertise in aquatic ecology, species distribution modelling, R, GIS, and spatial conservation/prioritization frameworks.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Proven experience in species distribution modelling, R programming, and GIS.
  • Knowledge of aquatic ecosystems and experience working with aquatic data.
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Record of publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Tuesday the 4th of April 2023

Position Enquiries:  Nick Bond via email

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below:

PD Level B Research Fellow CFE spatial ecologist ecological modeller.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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