Research Leader (Botanist) (BB-666D6)
Found in: Neuvoo AU
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
TheBotanic Gardens and State Herbarium (BGSH) is formed under theauspices of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act(1978). The Botanic Gardens have established living collections ofplants exhibiting botanical diversity and the State Herbarium is ascientific collection of more than 1 million plant specimens fromSouth Australia and globally, housed in the Historic Building, theOld Tram Barn, on the grounds of the Adelaide BotanicGardens.
Themission for the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium is to‘build an understanding and appreciation of the botanicalworld’ providing life-long experiences acrossgenerations.
About the Role:
The ResearchLeader (Botanist) is a part time position responsible forsupporting delivery of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbariums(BGSH) Science and Conservation agenda. A central function of therole will be to identify and prepare collaborative funding bids andgrant applications to expand and support BGSH and South Australianpriority outcomes, and will be expected to co-develop integratedand high quality evidence based outputs that support the Scienceand Conservation programme botanists and Senior LeadershipTeam.
To besuccessful in this position you must be able to demonstrate thatyou possess in-depth current knowledge and have a sound grasp ofall relevant aspects of taxonomic research and preparingappropriate grant applications and maintain up to date and soundknowledge of the functioning of native plant populations andcommunities and South Australian taxonomy.
Tertiary orpost graduate qualification in Environment, Biological or BotanicalScience or similar is essential.
This is apart-time position which will be offered at 0.6FTE (22.5 hours perweek) up to 30 June 2022.
Remuneration: PO4 - $104,296 min - $113,505 max per annumpro rata.
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work Department for Environment and Water