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Museums Victoria is a diverse and exciting place to work. Across our venues – Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX cinemas – we present unique and exceptional experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year, who come from all over Australia and around the world to be inspired and to learn about themselves and the universe we inhabit.

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Museums Victoria, Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Research Assistant, Birds and Mammals.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join the Sciences team developing and training community members in ecoacoustic field methods, data storage and analysis of Victorian wildlife. This position will contribute to research on post-bushfire recovery in Victoria and provide sustainable skills to regional community members.

Working with Museums Victoria Sciences team, core functionsof this position include:

 Relevant skills and attributes:

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


Reporting to the Curator of Birdsthis is an exceptional opportunity for committed individuals to apply their skills and gain experience in audio surveys of wildlife, community engagement, museum collections and bushfire research.

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