Research Fellow - Conservation Geneticist

Job type: 
Institution: 
Australian National University
Location: 
Canberra
Country: 
Australia
Apply By (date): 
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 00:00

The Research Fellow is expected to undertake independent research in the area of conservation genetics (including reintroduction genetics) and will assist in the management of the Fenner School genomics lab, with access to the shared Ecogenomics & Bioinformatics Lab. The work will be in all three areas of academic activity – research, education and service (including outreach). The allocation of time to each area will be discussed with the position supervisor annually and be reflective of the appointees research agenda, school and interdisciplinary teaching requirements and leadership opportunities within the School environment.  The Research Fellow may also be required to supervise or mentor less senior staff, and undertake leadership roles as applicable. The staff member will contribute cooperatively to the overall intellectual life of the School, College and University.

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

The Fenner School of Environment & Society (FSES) is unique in Australia and is among very few places in the world where researchers from physical, biological and social sciences work together on solutions to the big environmental challenges facing society. The School has a particularly strong record researching long-term environment and sustainability issues and challenges, and has extensive national and international networks with governments, NGOs, research organisations and the private sector, offering significant longitudinal expertise, knowledge and influence. The School has a strong background in conservation biology, landscape ecology, and reintroduction biology, with an ambitious research, teaching and outreach agenda in this area.

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For more information, please contact Professor Adrian Manning, The Fenner School of Environment & Society E: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au or T: 02 6125 5415

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Application information

In order to apply for his role, please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria, and
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV).

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 31 Jul 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Sep 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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