Current opportunities at Melbourne


Job no: 0050148

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department/School: School of BioSciences

Salary: $72,083 - $97,812 (Level A)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

About the role: The School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne is seeking a Research Fellow with expertise in behavioural ecology and/or macroevolution. The Research Fellow will work closely with Dr Iliana Medina on research aligned with the Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project ‘The role of enemies in the generation of biodiversity’, which explores the link between warning signals as drivers of divergence and speciation. You will work with a team of researchers and postgraduate students and contribute actively to the dynamic intellectual environment of the host group and School more broadly. You will be encouraged to develop your own research program and collaborate with researchers within the University and other research institutions.

About you:

Minimum Qualifications Required; Phd

  1. A PhD in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, or equivalent qualification;
  2. A research track record relevant to evolutionary biology, as evidenced by high-quality research publications in journals, conferences, technical reports, or other scholarly publications.
  3. Capacity to develop and deliver practical classes and lectures and contribute to other teaching activities;
  4. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a professional and collegial manner, and capacity for mentoring and building rapport with students and staff within a diverse work environment.
  5. High-level organisational and time management skills and a demonstrated capacity to bring projects to timely completion.
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), including the ability to build networks with collaborators.
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