Associate/Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Seagrass Ecologist)

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 09 Jan 2022

  • $72,650 to $90,957 pa (ALEVA, step 1 to step 6)
  • Fixed-term, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to candidates with the relevant working rights

$72,650 to $90,957 pa (ALEVA, STEP 1 TO STEP 6)

ECU’s School of Science and Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research are seeking a seagrass ecologist to join a team to research pressure-response relationships of temperate seagrasses to dredging and climate change pressures and develop strategies to build resilience. The research fellow will work in a team to carry out, analyse and report on field and mesocosm experiments and use historical datasets to interrogate drivers of seagrass decline.

Skills and Experience
Prospective candidates should have an Honours or Master’s or Ph.D. degree in marine ecology with experience in experimental field and mesocosm studies, quantitative statistical analysis and scientific publishing. The ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, good interpersonal communication and presentation skills is important. Knowledge of physiology of temperate seagrass ecosystems and SCUBA diving and boat handling skills will be an advantage.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, fixed term position attracts remuneration of $72,650 to $90,957 pa (ALEVA, step 1 to step 6) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Interested applicants are welcome to call Associate Professor Kathryn McMahon on (08) 6304 5145 for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role with reference to the Capabilities outlined in the Selection Criteria. Please also indicate two or more referees and contact details.

Closing Date
Applications close on Sunday, 9 January 2022 at 11:30pm AWST.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


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