Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Soil Science

The University of Queensland

St Lucia, QLD

Posted 4/8/2021

The role will contribute to characterising soil chemical and physical properties, quantification and modelling water and solute transport in soil and soil like materials (e.g., mine waste, tailings and waste rocks) and conducting field and laboratory experiments.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the field of Soil Science to support a range of research projects undertaken by the Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry (CWiMI). The role will contribute to characterising soil chemical and physical properties, quantification and modelling water and solute transport in soil and soil like materials (e.g., mine waste, tailings, and waste rocks), and conducting field and laboratory experiments. The role will also contribute to the standard daily requirements of research activities such as database management, communicating with clients, the delivery of written reports, presentations to clients and the preparation of scientific papers. The successful candidate should have a willingness to travel and a good level of physical fitness.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time fixed term position, initially for up to 12 months at Academic Level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be $70,729 - $88,412 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be $82,754 - $103,442.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


Our Selection Process

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Dr Mandana Shaygan, via email or telephone; m.shaygan@uq.edu.au or +61 7 3346 4052

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.jobsinfarming.com.au/job/15464008