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Research Assistant Professor - Kings Park and Botanic Garden

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The Restoration Seedbank Initiative is a five year research and technology development partnership between The University of Western Australia, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, and Kings Park and Botanic Garden to develop the science, knowledge, and technical skills required to achieve biodiverse restoration in the resource rich Pilbara region of Western Australia.

This position will undertake research investigating the soil-seed/plant-soil interface to define and overcome limitations to seedling establishment and plant growth in restoration following mining. We are seeking a person with broad knowledge of soil and plant sciences as they relate to plant establishment and survival, and a demonstrated capacity for working as part of a collaborative research team.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline. Some assistance with relocation expenses (if applicable) may be negotiated.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of the position please contact Permanent Visiting Professor Kingsley Dixon on +61 (08) 9480 3614 after accessing the position documentation.

Location: West Perth

Application Details:  Applications must be submitted onlineFull details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 

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