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Research Officer

  • 555603
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Continuing (Contingent Funded)
  • Closing at: Apr 23 2024 at 23:55 AEST

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5/6 (Research)
Salary package: $79,334 - $93,211 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) for up to 36 months

Working at ANU
This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

To see what the Science at ANU community is like, we invite you to follow us on social media at Instagram and Facebook.

A Diverse and Inclusive Team
ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position
This is a key role for an experienced research technician to manage a dynamic lab researching plant evolutionary ecology in the Research School of Biology. Our work takes an evolutionary perspective to understanding how plants function and respond in the context of climate change. The successful candidate will contribute to a wide range of research projects underway in the group: lab and field. Working closely with students and researchers in the group this role is integral to delivery of our research and the successful applicant will work closely with a broad network of students, researchers and stakeholders at ANU and externally.

The Person
We are looking for a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to quickly develop productive, professional relationships with colleagues and clients. Highly developed organisational skills and effective self-management are key. We are looking for someone with a BSc minimum and relevant experience in lab and field ecology and operation of micrometeorological and environmental physiology equipment. A love of working outdoors is a must.

For more information about the position please contact Adrienne Nicotra on T: +61 2 6125 9763 E: Adrienne.Nicotra@anu.edu.au.  

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to complete a:

  • 30-minute interview using behavioural interview questions

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: hr.cos@anu.edu.au or T: +61 2 6125 1547. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not having any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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