Agriculture Jobs – Research Scientist

Website AWE

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity is available to work as a member of the Ecosystem Restoration and Landform team for the Supervising Scientist in Darwin. In the role you will provide technical expertise on mine site rehabilitation planning and monitoring with a focus on ecosystem establishment, and broader issues of ecological restoration and ecosystem sustainability, as part of the mine site rehabilitation assessment process. You will lead, manage and design research projects, analyse data, and prepare scientific publications and reports, including oversight of fieldwork where required. The position will require you to undertake field work at times in remote locations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicating research findings and program work in a range of fora (e.g. strategic to technical level)
  • Liaising and collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders from industry, government, research and community groups on scientific and technical matters
  • Providing technical expertise on mine site rehabilitation planning and monitoring with a focus on ecosystem establishment, and broader issues of ecological restoration and ecosystem sustainability, as part of the mine site rehabilitation assessment process
  • Leading, managing and designing research projects, analysing data and preparing scientific publications and reports, including oversight of fieldwork where required
  • Providing leadership, managing departmental staff, and coordinating external collaborators as required
  • Assisting in managing corporate functions such as managing contracts, procurement, and work flow
  • Other duties for the branch and department as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of the challenges associated with large-scale restoration in areas of high conservation value.
  • Demonstrated practical experience in leading and managing field work.
  • Proven track record of undertaking ecosystem restoration related research.
  • Understanding of requirements in the provision of advice on ecosystem establishment and restoration plans, and monitoring results.
  • Experience in connecting and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to deliver business outcomes.
  • Understanding of the use of innovative methods to conduct environmental monitoring, including the use of drones and in-situ sensors.

Job Details:

Company: AWE

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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