Research Assistant in Geography
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
(*includes Selection Criteria or Core Accountabilities and Competencies)