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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>The University of Canberra is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Freshwater Ecology (Modelling).  Details of the appointment are below and further information can be obtained by contacting me or viewing the advertisement on the University web site.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal> <o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:6.0pt;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:0cm;margin-left:148.85pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-indent:-148.85pt;vertical-align:baseline'><b><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Postdoctoral Fellow in Freshwater Ecology (Modelling)<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:6.0pt;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:0cm;margin-left:148.85pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-indent:-148.85pt;vertical-align:baseline'><b><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Institute for Applied Ecology, University of Canberra<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:6.0pt;margin-right:0cm;margin-bottom:6.0pt;margin-left:0cm'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Salary: $80,217 + 17% superannuation.  15-18 month appointment</span></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt'><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The University of Canberra is seeking a dynamic, innovative person to conduct research into water quality and ecological responses to climate change in freshwater systems. The appointee will be required to develop Bayesian network models to link projected water quality and quantity changes with ecosystem changes with a particular focus on the probability of adverse biological effects. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt'><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The Bayesian network models will capture our existing knowledge of the relationships between environmental conditions and ecological response. The knowledge used to construct the Bayesian network will come from a combination of local studies, expert opinion, strategically collected data and published studies.  The Bayesian network models will be used to inform adaptation initiatives for water security and the conservation of biodiversity. Copies of the relevant research proposal leading to the funding of this project are available on request.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt'><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The appointee will work within an interdisciplinary team of highly motivated academics, postdoctoral fellows and lab technician in a very friendly working environment. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt'><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Closing date for this position is <b>9 October 2011</b>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-top:6.0pt'><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>For further information about this position please refer to the University website </span><a href="http://www.canberra.edu.au/hr/jobs"><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:windowtext'>http://www.canberra.edu.au/hr/jobs</span></a><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'> <span lang=EN-AU> or contact: Dr Fiona Dyer (</span></span><a href="mailto:fiona.dyer@canberra.edu.au"><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>fiona.dyer@canberra.edu.au</span></a><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>) +61 6201 2452.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span lang=EN-AU style='color:#1F497D'>Dr Fiona Dyer | Senior Research Fellow & Manager Contract Research Services| Institute for Applied Ecology | University of Canberra | ACT 2601, Australia</span></b><span lang=EN-AU style='color:#1F497D'> </span><span style='color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-AU style='color:#1F497D'>Tel: +61 (0)2 6201 2452  |  Fax: +61 (0)2 6201 5305  |  Mobile: +0429 949 121  |  | </span><span style='color:#1F497D'><a href="mailto:karen.mow@canberra.edu.au"><span lang=EN-AU style='color:#1F497D'>fiona.dyer@canberra.edu.au</span></a> <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-AU style='font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Australian Government Higher Education (CRICOS)  |  Regis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