ARC Linkage Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Arts
Academic Research Level A1 ($57,330.21 - $77,764.39)
Full Time - Fixed Term
Three Schools from the University of Queensland have combined to coordinate the research project Monitoring and evaluating Moreton Bay and its catchments as a socio-ecological system: the School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics (HPRC), the School of Agriculture and Food Science (SAFS) and the School of Social Science (SSS).
The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics (HPRC), was established in 2001 and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. The disciplines within the School have been part of the University's curriculum since 1910. The School is one of four schools within the Faculty of Arts and is based on the St Lucia Campus but it also teaches into courses at the University's Ipswich Campus. Further information may be accessed on the School's website at http://www.uq.edu.au/hprc/.
The School of Agriculture and Food Sciences (SAFS), is one of the largest Schools of its type in Australia bringing together current academic staff from the Plant, Animal and Food Science disciplines. This newly created school is located within the Faculty of Science and operates at both Gatton and St Lucia campuses. The School is responsible for a range of coursework programs in the fields of agricultural science and agribusiness, animal studies, sustainable systems, natural resource economics, and rural development as well as Rangelands Management, at the Gatton and St Lucia campuses. Details of the research interests of the School may be accessed on the Faculty of Science website: http://www.uq.edu.au/science/.
The School of Social Science (SSS), comprising the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, criminology and sociology, is one of the largest Schools of its type in Australia with some 30 academic staff members who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. There are around 80 students enrolled in the School's PhD and MPhil programs, with topics covering most aspects of anthropology, archaeology, criminology and sociology. The School is also involved in postgraduate coursework programs including the Master of Development Practice and the Graduate Certificate in Research Methods. More information about the School are found on: http://www.socialscience.uq.edu.au/
A Postdoctoral Research Fellow is required to join an ARC Linkage research project on monitoring and managing Moreton Bay and its catchments, South-East Queensland, within the broader context of human-environment relations. The collaborating partners are the University of Queensland Schools of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics; Agriculture and Food Sciences; and Social Sciences; and The Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts; HealthyWaterways; Traditional Owners; and South East Queensland Catchments. The ARC Linkage project provides the social component of a set of studies assisting the partners to design monitoring for the Moreton Bay Marine Park and associated waterways.
The successful candidate will be committed to conducting collaborative research and to working as part of an interdisciplinary team. They will be based at the University of Queensland's St Lucia campus and required to conduct fieldwork and attend meetings within the region.
The appointee will work under the joint direction of the project leaders in the Schools of History Philosophy Religion and Classics, and Agriculture and Food Sciences, and in collaboration with the School of Social Science.
The appointee will have obtained a PhD in a relevant field of social science, or an interdisciplinary field that combines social and environmental science and includes social science skills relevant to the research focus.
This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for 2 years or a part time (70% fraction), fixed-term appointment for 3 years at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $70,676.68 - $75,867.70 p.a. (full time eqivalent), plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range $82,691.72 - $88,765.21 p.a.).
To discuss this role, please contact Professor Helen Ross on +61 408 195 324 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Applications closed for this job on 6 Aug 2012
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