Work type: Fixed Term
School of BioSciences
Faculty of Science
Salary: $66,809 - $90,657 p.a.(PhD entry Level A.6 $84,458 p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation
Employment Type: Full-Time (fixed-term) position available until 30 June 2017
The University of Melbourne's School of BioSciences hosts the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA), a research initiative jointly funded by the Australian and New Zealand governments.
Reporting to the CEBRA Director, the Research Fellow – Biosecurity will contribute to the administration and conduct of the research projects undertaken by the Centre. The Research Fellow supports CEBRA, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the Ministry of Primary Industries researchers in their development of research projects to ensure that appropriate processes are followed and research activities are well-coordinated and delivered professionally.
The projects will explore the availability of data, evaluate the potential for filling critical information gaps to improve confidence in the outcome, design efficient sampling protocols for research projects and develop improved models to analyse data within the time and resource limits of the projects.
The position requires collaboration with researchers in the School of BioSciences, CEBRA and with Australian and overseas researchers and partners. The Research Fellow will contribute to the writing of reports and scientific papers, as well as preparing documents and presentations for meetings with collaborators and partners.
Close date: 7 Jun 2016
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