Research Scientist

Job Description: 

School of Life Sciences, Albury-Wodonga or Mildura campus

Two Level C or D, Full-time, Fixed term (5 years)

$111,162 - $147,459 per annum plus 17% superannuation

About the role

La Trobe University is in the process of strengthening its regional capability  in water research and is currently seeking research academics with expertise in the fields of hydrology and/or ecology of river, wetland or floodplain ecosystems. This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional research scientist to join a strong team of ecological  researchers and play a key role in developing and leading new and collaborative research projects in their field of expertise.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role you will have completed a PhD or equivalent  accreditation and standing, together with subsequent research experience. You will possess outstanding quantitative and analytical skills and hold a strong track record of conducting high quality research including research publications, experience in preparing  research proposals and evidence of success in securing research funding. In addition you will have demonstrated the ability to build sustainable relationships with a range of industry partners and evidence of the ability to promote research links with outside  organisations/agencies is essential.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making  a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over  the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate  about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


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How to apply

Closing date: 3 June 2018

Please address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description relevant  to the Level you are applying for, and attach these with your application.

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Job Location: 
Albury-Wodonga or Mildura campus
Closing Date: 
Sunday, June 3, 2018