Research Assistant in Geography

Location
Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
Salary
$66,562 - $76,454 p.a.
Posted
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Ref
0041921
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School of Geography
Faculty of Science

Salary: $66,562 - $76,454 p.a. pro-rata plus 9.5% superannuation

As the Research Assistant (Stream Ecology), you will be a member of the Freshwater Ecology Research Laboratory in the School of Geography and work in a team under the supervision of Dr William Bovill and Professor Barbara Downes.

You will contributes to an ARC Linkage project entitled Restoring functional links between riparian zones and streams by enhancing structural retention, which is a collaboration between The University of Melbourne and major partners Melbourne Water and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. The project is investigating whether increasing the capacity of river channels to retain detritus can improve river condition and the abundance and diversity of aquatic invertebrates.

You will provide logistical support for ecological field research, conducting ecological fieldwork and genus-species level identifications of riverine invertebrates.

Close date:  30 Nov 2016

Position Description*
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