Research Associate in Environment

Location
Randwick, Australia
Posted
08 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Ref
60445
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
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  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science (ARCCSS) is a 7-year centre supported primarily by the Australian Research Council. The Centre is hosted at UNSW, and involves Monash University, Melbourne University, the Australian National University and the University of Tasmania as Partner Organisations. Multiple Collaborative Organisations are involved, including the Federal Department of the Environment and Energy, the NSW Office of Heritage and Environment, CSIRO, the Bureau of Meteorology and the National Computational Infrastructure as well as prominent overseas research laboratories. We pride ourselves on providing a supportive, flexible and diverse workplace where your research can thrive.

About the role

  • $90K-$96K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • 2-year fixed term with the possibility of extension
  • Flexibility to work Full-time or Part-time depending on your circumstances

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science have two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions available for candidates with an interest and experience in process based understanding of the coupled land-atmosphere-ocean climate system, including in the areas of boundary layer meteorology, mesoscale ocean processes, and aerosol effects.

Working with local, interstate and international team members, the Research Associate will use a combination of models, observations and theory to advance our understanding of one of these sub components of the coupled climate system. There is scope to contribute to the shaping of the role according to candidate’s area of specialisation. 

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • A PhD in a relevant climate-related discipline
  • Highly competent in one or more aspects of the coupled land-atmosphere-ocean climate system
  • Demonstrated research track record commensurate with opportunity

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

Contact:

Professor Matthew England

E: m.england@unsw.edu.au

T: (61 2) 9385 9766

Applications close: 18th February 2018