Professor of Ecology

Bundoora, Australia
27 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join a Department whose research in Ecology is rated as well above world standard
  • $161,732 (Level E) plus 17% superannuation, full time, continuing role Bundoora Campus

About La Trobe University

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

In this role

This new professorial position reflects the ambition of La Trobe University to further build on its achievements in conducting high impact and innovative research in ecology. You will be responsible for developing and mentoring a team that delivers excellence in ecological research. You will also be expected to undertake teaching appropriate to the role.

Skills and Experience

To be considered you will have an outstanding research record in ecology and extensive networks with a range of researchers, industry, and land and conservation management agencies. Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience in securing external funding as well as fostering collaborative research partnerships are essential. This is an exciting opportunity for an established and/or aspiring research leader with ambition for accelerated research funding growth to grow and shape a team in a novel, innovative and dynamic research environment.

La Trobe University is a proud member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to increase the number of women in science.