[Coral-List] Postdoctoral Position Townsville Australia

Brett Dinsdale brett.dinsdale at jcu.edu.au
Wed Jan 31 20:50:15 EST 2007

AIMS at JCU a Joint Venture between James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science have advertised the following position.

AIMS at JCU Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Stress in Tropical Marine


Campus Location: JCU (Townsville, Australia), AIMS (Cape Cleveland, Townsville,


AIMS at JCU is a joint venture between the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)

and James Cook University (JCU), which conducts research to create new areas of

expertise that contribute to the Commonwealth Government's National Research


AIMS at JCU wishes to appoint an outstanding postdoctoral scientist to complement and

extend its research activities within the Stress in Tropical Marine Systems (STMS)

Research program. Applicants must demonstrate the relevance of their proposed

research to the STMS program and collaboration between AIMS and JCU.

The three STMS program's key research themes are:

. Cellular processes involved in stress responses

. Ecological and population responses to stress

. Evolution of stress tolerance

Applicants must submit a research project proposal within one of these key areas, along

with their application. They are encouraged to discuss and develop the proposal with

AIMS and JCU staff.

Enquiries to: Dr Mark McCormick, E-mail: mark.mccormick at jcu.edu.au telephone: 61

7 4781 4048 or Dr Madeleine van Oppen, E-mail: m.vanoppen at aims.gov.au

telephone: 61 7 4753 4370

Employment Type: Appointment will be full time for a fixed term of three years subject

to a probationary period

Salary: Research Academic Level A. $55,503 - $59,474 per annum. Benefits include

generous employer superannuation contribution and attractive options for salary


Applicants must follow the Method of Application procedures (including systematically

addressing the Selection Criteria). Further information is available http://jobs.jcu.edu.au/

or by contacting the Recruitment Officer, Faculty of Science, Engineering and

Information Technology, telephone (07) 4781 6834, E-mail Terri.Williamson at jcu.edu.au

Applications close on 23 February 2007. Please quote reference number 7024.

Equal Opportunity in Employment is University Policy

The University reserves the right to invite applications or not to make an appointment.

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