[ECOLOG-L] Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Soil Ecology, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, NSW, Australia

Full Time, Fixed Term (3 years)

The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment conducts research on the
impacts of environmental change on terrestrial biota from genes to
ecosystems (http://ift.tt/1Aey5vY). The Institute includes 44 academic
staff who are supported by 20 skilled technical and support staff. The
Institute offers comprehensive field, controlled-environment and laboratory
research facilities and is based on the Hawkesbury campus of University of
Western Sydney in Richmond, close to the city of Sydney. Web:
http://ift.tt/1D2E2C0

The Institute is seeking to appoint an energetic academic to a Level A
position within the Soil Biology and Genomics theme. This position will
focus on research related to an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery
grant ‘The legacy of rainfall patterns in dryland ecosystems’. The
successful candidate will conduct research into how rainfall impacts dryland
ecosystems to advance our understanding of the mechanisms that govern above-
and belowground communities. The appointee will conduct field and laboratory
research to fulfill the objectives of the project.

Remuneration: Academic Level A $71,865 to $86,824 p.a. plus Superannuation
(9.5% Superannuation for first 12 months, then 17% Superannuation
thereafter) plus Leave Loading

Position Enquiries: Dr Uffe Nielsen, +61 (02) 4570 1131 or email
u.nielsen@uws.edu.au

Closing Date: 29 March 2015

How to apply: Please visit the UWS website
http://ift.tt/18vgFwi for full details on this
position and how to apply.

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