Research Fellow at Australian National University

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral scholar position at Australian National University. Eligible candidates should submit the applications before July 15, 2020.

You will conduct an exciting new research project focussing on Greater Gliders. You will work on spatial predictions of key refugia for Greater Gliders, investigate the major drivers of population decline, instigate best-practice habitat restoration and population recovery practices for the species, oversee the establishment of a set of important new empirical experiments and other studies, and develop a set of management recommendations that promote the medium to long-term conservation of the Greater Glider. You will actively engage with communities, citizen scientists and Traditional Owners to develop partnerships to benefit the research effort and conservation measures for the Greater Glider.

Applications are invited from individuals who can deliver field-based empirical research with an emphasis on practical habitat management and population conservation solutions. The position is based in Canberra but the you will spend time in forests across the three research regions in Victoria conducting studies and experiments, working in close collaboration with a full-time field research officer.

The Fenner School of Environment & Society is a world-leading centre for cross-disciplinary environmental and sustainability research, education and policy-relevant advice. Through cutting-edge research and insightful analysis, our academic experts create social, economic and environmental impact and deliver real-world solutions to address complex environmental challenges.

The Research Fellow reports to Professor David Lindenmayer, and will work closely with project staff within the university, along with external partners in government land management agencies.

The Australian National University (Australian National University scholarships) is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please click here.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. People with a disability are encouraged to apply. For more information about staff equity at ANU, click here.

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