Postdoc en genómica aplicada a conservación en Australia ~

4 de agosto de 2023

Postdoc en genómica aplicada a conservación en Australia

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The Centre for Conservation Ecology and Genomics (CCEG) is seeking an Emerging Research Leader to apply genomic approaches to address pressing conservation and/or biosecurity challenges. This exciting position, funded to the end of 2025, offers an opportunity to establish a dynamic research program within CCEG and enhance our existing research capabilities, which include improving conservation and biosecurity using environmental DNA, integrating ecology and genomics to improve conservation management, uncovering how species cope with rapid change, and developing new analytical tools for genomic data.

We are especially looking for someone with strong bioinformatic/analytical skills who can develop an exciting and innovative research program in collaboration with other Centre researchers and our partners that will extend our capacity to use genomic data to address applied conservation and/or biosecurity problems. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work in a collegial and supportive team environment while building an independent research profile.

To be successful you will need:
  • A PhD or equivalent degree in biological sciences or an aligned discipline.
  • Demonstrated research excellence in genomics, evidenced by a track record of high-quality research outputs, including publications in highly regarded peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • A demonstrated capacity and willingness to build a research program in collaboration with other researchers and to contribute to a collegial team environment.
  • Exemplary personal qualities fully aligned with our institutional values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence, and discovery.
The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click (For positions UC 8 and above that don’t require a WWVP) The successful applicant will be subject to a police check as one of their pre-employment requirements.

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, which should include a summary outlining how you meet the Position Description requirements and explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this position. We want to understand how your skills and experience align with our Centre and would enhance our capability. No other documentation is required.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Professor Richard Duncan on 02 6206 8663 or email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 27th August 2023

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