PhD Scholarship in Community Ecology and Restoration of Upland Lagoons

Opportunity Type: 
Student Opportunity
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

We are seeking a suitably qualified applicant for a PhD scholarship in restoration and trophic ecology, to be based in UNE’s School of Environmental and Rural Sciences in Armidale.

The student will have the opportunity to explore their own ideas around threatened Upland Wetland ecological communities in the New England Tablelands Bioregion, which are being degraded by agricultural activities.

This project would suit a student with a Class I Honours and relevant work-experience in aquatic ecology, community ecology or ecosystem services. The candidate will be comfortable collecting ecological field data on multiple taxa (plants, insects, vertebrates), basic fitness and a competency in statistics and writing is essential.

Scholarship includes stipend $27,596 + annual operating funds. Please forward a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Manu.Saunders@une.edu.au or jhunter8@bigpond.com or Deborah.Bower@une.edu.au .

Applications will remain open until May 31st 2019 or until filled.