Research Fellow (Greater Gliders)


The Australian National University


Canberra, ACT

Salary etc:

$99,809 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% Superannuation



Classification: Research Fellow (Academic Level B)

Salary Package:  $99,809 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% Superannuation

Terms: Full time, Continuing Contingent Funded, two years with possibility of extension

  • Be part of an exciting new research program on Greater Gliders and their habitat
  • Work in forest environments across Victoria conducting empirical studies and experiments
  • Apply your skills in habitat analysis and restoration, and population recovery practices

Position overview

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.

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