Senior Research Scientist, Ecology

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)
07 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Heidelberg
Salary: $111,484 to $149,188 + super.
Position No: 921217

  • Ecology
  • Environmental Research
  • Location: Heidelberg

Lead the delivery of high quality research undertaken at the Arthur Rylah Institute (ARI) for Environmental Research.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Senior Research Scientist, Ecology will lead the Riparian and Wetland Ecology Program within the Applied Aquatic Section at ARI. The position will provide high level scientific skills, research leadership and support across ARI via direct involvement in strategically important projects and oversight of science quality standards and processes at the Institute.  

If you have a research portfolio with high level science record and skills applicable to the Riparian and Wetland Ecology program, along with demonstrated advanced skills in the identification of threats to ecological systems, their assessment, monitoring, synthesis and analysis, you are strongly encouraged to apply. A science degree, preferably PhD, with a major in ecology is mandatory.

This is a fixed term position for a period of 3 years.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight 7 May 2017.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit .