RESEARCH FELLOW (BUSHFIRE RISK ASSESSMENT)
Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science
Melbourne School of Land and Environment
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Salary: AUD $61,138 – $82,962 p.a. plus 9.25%super
- Are you experienced in wildfire or bushfire modelling?
- Are you interested in researching a diverse range of topics related to wildfire?
- Do you wish to advance your career at Australia’s No.1 University?
The Melbourne School of Land and Environment (MSLE) aims to lead and build passion and excellence to solve society’s major challenges of sustainable land, food and environment.
The Fire Management Group in the Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science, the Melbourne School of Land and Environment at the University of Melbourne is seeking a highly motivated early career researcher to join this challenging and developing project.
The successful applicant will became part of a small, vibrant, multidisciplinary team researching a diverse range of topics related to wildfire behaviour, fuels, risk and landscape planning. The successful applicant will be expected to have some experience in programming in a research context and will contribute to the development of geo-spatial models for map creation and to the evaluation of risk. While the role will have a technical focus, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to all elements of project delivery, including providing support to other researchers and assisting in the production of journal publications.
Employment Type: Full Time (Fixed term) – Available for two years from date of commencement
Enquiries only to: Dr. Thomas Duff, Tel +61 3 9035 6869, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Close date: 9 February 2014
For position information and to apply online go to www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/careers, click on ‘Search for Jobs’ and search under the job title or job number 0032688.