Research Associate – Shark Population Genetics
School Earth and Environmental Sciences
Job Reference Number: 17755
The University of Adelaide is a member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of leading Australian universities that are intensive in research, and is recognised as one of the top Universities in the world based on various rankings.
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is one of five Schools within the Faculty of Sciences, employing a diverse range of academic and research staff including aquatic and terrestrial ecologists, evolutionary biologists, geologists and landscape scientists. The School plays a key role within the Marine Biology program and the Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity of the Environment Institute and has strong links to a number of partner organisations including the South Australian Museum.
We seek to appoint a Research Associate for an ARC Linkage Project titled “Seascape genetics for shark management: an innovation in sustainable fisheries modelling”. This ARC Linkage project involves researchers from The University of Adelaide, South Australian Museum, SARDI Aquatic Sciences and Flinders University.
You should have:
- PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline.
- Experience with next-generation DNA sequencing technology and its application in evolutionary or ecological research.
- Well developed research skills, demonstrated by publications in leading scientific journals.
- Analytical and computational skills relating to the analysis of genetic data in evolutionary biology and/or population genetics.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research in addition to working effectively as a member of a research team.
Salary: (Level A) $56,013 - $76,014 per annum.
The successful applicant will be appointed at an appropriate level depending on qualifications and relevant experience. A minimum of $70,814 (Level A Step 6) per annum is payable to the holder of a PhD.
An employer superannuation contribution of 9% applies.
Term of Position
This fixed-term position is available from 7 January 2013 to 31 December 2014.
Closing date: 20 December 2012
Your application should:
- include your résumé/Curriculum Vitae
- address the selection criteria
- quote the relevant reference number
- include residency status
- include the names, addresses and/or email details of three referees.
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