Job posting for AIMS Research Scienctist - Genetist

Carolyn Smith c.smith at
Wed Jan 3 00:16:48 EST 2001

DO NOT RELPY DIRECT TO AUTHOR All queries to Dr Kate Wilson -details
below.  SEE also attached duty statement and selection criteria.



Job No 198

The Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville facility is a
seeking a Geneticist to assist the Project to address research areas of
national highest priority, including specific support for marine
conservation, identification of areas with taxonomic richness or
uniqueness and elucidation of the temporal dynamics of biodiversity
associated with natural and human disturbances.  The successful applicant
will lead a sub-Project with a small team investigating a range of
biodiversity issues including the major influences on the evolution of
biodiversity in selected biota, patterns of gene flow between reefs and
the impacts of major disturbances on population genetic variation.

The position will allow for a significant level of autonomy under the
broad guidelines of the Project's Research Plan and will involve
responsibility for the Project's genetic research, the activities of the
genetics support staff and the associated specialist laboratory
facilities. In addition to specialist expertise in genetic analysis, very
effective liaison and collaboration with a diverse range of scientists
within the broader Project and with other geneticists and non-geneticists
working in the Institute will be required.

Salary: This position is offered as five (5) year fixed term appointment
at a salary within the range of $61,511 to $71,057 per annum (AOF5.1-6.1)
(determined by qualifications and experience).

Enquiries:  Dr K Wilson (07) 4753 4462 or email k.wilson at


Applications:  Applicants must address the selection criteria, giving
relevant particulars including the names of two professional referees.  
Address your application to the

General Manager Support Services, Australian Institute of Marine Science,
PMB 3, Townsville MC Qld 4810.

Applications for this position close on 19 January 2001.

AIMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes a smoke free work

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