Research Officer (Conservation and Reintroduction)


Australian National University


Canberra, ACT

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$71,878 - $84,451 p.a. + 17.0% super. Fixed-term, Full-time. (12 months)



Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5/6 (Research)

  • A unique opportunity to join a busy conservation and reintroduction science research team
  • A chance to make a difference through supporting research that leads to real on-ground change
  • A chance to work across a diverse range of conservation and reintroduction projects, with variety of plants and animals

Position overview

This Research Officer position offers a unique opportunity to join a busy research team, and provide support for a diverse range of ecological and conservation research activities, including Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary and other research and conservation sites.

The role will include extensive experience in plant and animal surveying, and the delivery of species reintroductions projects. The successful candidate will be involved in tasks including wildlife surveying, logistics planning and support, data management, stakeholder engagement and general research support. 

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment & Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.

Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

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