Research Assistant

Updated: 22 days ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 28 Sep 2020

Apply now Job no:497429
Work type:Part time
Location:Bedford Park
Categories:HEO6, College of Science and Engineering


Classification:

Higher Education Officer Level 6


Salary Range:

$79,938 to $85,231 pa FTE


Employment Type:

Fixed-term, Part-time


Position Reports to:

ARC Future Fellow


Please Direct Application Enquiries to:

Dr Vera Weisbecker


Closing date:

Monday, 28 September 2020 at 11:00am


Position Summary:

The Weisbecker lab is a dynamic workgroup leading multidisciplinary investigations into mammalian evolution, with particular focus on evo-devo and conservation phenomics. As part of the College of Science and Engineering at Flinders University, our lab is embedded in a vibrant landscape of researchers in evolutionary science, palaeontology/palaeoecology, and conservation science.

With funding from a Future Fellowship to Assoc. Prof. Vera Weisbecker, this position will support the collection and analysis of data on within-species adaptive variation of marsupial mammals. The focus will be on the acquisition of 3D data on the skull in populations of threatened marsupials.

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.


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