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Reseach Fellow wanted

This position is a full-time role in an exciting new collaborative research project, ‘Navigating from impacts to adaptation: Climate change and water supply and sanitation on atolls and flood-prone catchments in the Pacific’.

The role

This position is a full-time role in an IWC managed collaborative research project, ‘Navigating from impacts to adaptation: Climate change and water supply and sanitation on atolls and flood-prone catchments in the Pacific’. As a member of a trans-disciplinary research team, the successful applicant will work closely with Dr Wade Hadwen (Australian Rivers Institute) and colleagues from the International WaterCentre, Monash University, the University of the South Pacific, the University of North Carolina and the University of Queensland on this AusAID funded research project. The applicant will be required to actively contribute to the research program examining climate change implications for water supply and sanitation in vulnerable Pacific Island Countries and to use that information to identify adaptation opportunities.

This is a fixed term (3 years) full time position based at the Nathan campus and field sites in Pacific Island Countries.

The person

The successful candidate will have a PhD in environmental engineering, environmental science, geography, public health or similar, with research experience in one or more of the following subject areas: climate change adaptation, drinking water, international development, sanitation, water resources. The person will be enthusiastic and committed to becoming an integral part of the research team.

Salary range

Research Fellow, Grade: $63,163-$75,287 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $73,889-$86,917 per annum.

Further information and How to Apply

Please visit the Griffith University job search site at http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp and add 497788 in the Keyword search box for more information, including the full position description and how to apply.

Download the job vacancy description PDF here

For position queries, contact Dr Wade Hadwen, Australian Rivers Institute on +61 (0)7 3735 3987.
For application queries, contact Ms Lauren Daly, HR Officer on +61(0) 7 3735 7664.
Closing date: Friday 4 October 2013 at 4.30pm AEST.

 

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