Senior Research Fellow in Mine Environmental Management
University of Queensland Sustainable Minerals Institute
Australia

Senior Research Fellow – Mine Environmental Management

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Area:Sustainable Minerals Institute
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level C1 ($121,939.50 - $140,603.43)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Sustainable Minerals Institute

The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute is a world-leading research institute committed to developing knowledge-based solutions to meet the global sustainability challenges facing society. The work of SMI is transdisciplinary, independent, impartial and rigorous. Our research integrates the expertise of production, environmental, social science, and health and safety specialists to deliver sustainable resource development and train the next generation of industry and community leaders.
 
SMI is comprised of six research centres and a Centre of Excellence in Chile. In addition to the depth of expertise within each Centre, SMI has developed five ‘cross-cutting’ Strategic Research Programs to address these global challenges.
 
Information about the Institute may be accessed on the Institute's web site at http://www.uq.edu.au/smi.

Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry (CWiMI)

The Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry supports the sustainable management of water in the minerals sector. The team contributes to solving the engineering, environmental and social challenges of water management and engages with a wide range of research organisations and stakeholders in Australia and internationally. The Centre’s research is funded principally by selected mining companies who are committed to sustainability performance.

About This Opportunity

Manage and support a range of research projects undertaken by the Centre for Water in the Minerals industry, as well as ensure delivery of research objectives. The role will also contribute to the development, implementation and promotion of the Centre’s research strategy, which aims at supporting and improving the environmental performance of the minerals industry.

The position will be responsible for integrating all environmental aspects into multi-disciplinary research projects across a wide range of research themes including:

  • Mine closure planning and collaborative approaches for defining post-mining outcomes
  • Regional water management
  • Mine water management
  • Rehabilitation practices
  • Assessment of environmental, social and governance complexities associated with the minerals industry in general

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

The Senior Research Fellow will manage and support a range of research projects undertaken by the Centre for Water in the Minerals industry, as well as ensure delivery of research objectives. The role will also contribute to the development, implementation and promotion of the Centre’s research strategy, which aims at supporting and improving the environmental performance of the minerals industry. The position will be responsible for integrating all environmental aspects into multi-disciplinary research projects, supervising, and participating in, a wide range of research themes.

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 12 months at Academic Level C.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $121,939 - $140,603 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range of $142,669 - $164,506.

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.

Position Description

Download File 3075244_Senior Research Fellow.pdf

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 Associate Professor Claire Côte, c.cote@uq.edu.au or +61 7 3346 4061

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

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted. Applications which do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Advertised: 12 Mar 2021

Applications close: 09 Apr 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time


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