Research design

Senior Research Statistician job with AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU)

Classification: Senior Research Statistician, Academic Level C/D

Salary package: $124,685 – $162,774 per year plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Full-time, continuous (contingent funding)

Job description and selection criteria: Level C&D_Senior Research Statistician_PD&PEWER.pdf

  • The Fenner School of Environment and Society (FSES) conducts world-class interdisciplinary research and education on complex environment-society systems.
  • You will collaborate with a large group of researchers working with large and complex datasets from long-term biodiversity monitoring projects.
  • You will work on key statistical aspects of exciting research in forest ecology, forest ecology and management, wildlife biology and conservation science.

Job Overview

The Fenner School of Environment and Society (FSES) conducts world-class interdisciplinary research and education on complex environment-society systems. The Conservation and Landscape Ecology (CLE) research group comprises over 40 academic staff, research officers and postgraduate students. Led by Professor David Lindenmayer, the CLE group conducts research in conservation and landscape ecology with a particular focus on long-term monitoring of biodiversity in southeastern Australia.

Candidates should have an advanced degree in statistics (or an equivalent field with relevant experience) and be able to solve difficult statistical problems associated with large and complex ecological data sets. The successful candidate will work and collaborate on key statistical aspects of projects related to forest ecology, forest ecology and management, wildlife biology and conservation science.

The position includes work on study design, statistical analysis and modelling, interpretation and publication of scientific papers, as well as working in collaboration with other statisticians as appropriate. This role will be based at the Australian National University in Canberra, although flexible working arrangements can be negotiated once the successful candidate has demonstrated suitability for the role.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant at Indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

ANU values ​​diversity and inclusion and believes that employment opportunities should not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information on staff equity at ANU, visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/staff-equity

Contact: Professor David Lindenmayer, Tel. : 02 6125 0654; Email: david.lindenmayer@anu.edu.au

Application Information

To apply for this position, be sure to upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes the names and contact information of at least three references (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees, you can complete them online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if necessary.

Applications that do not meet the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. A job offer is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing Date: June 5, 2022