Ross Jones R.Jones at aims.gov.au
Mon Jul 14 06:47:36 EDT 2014


Job Title: Epibenthic Biologist

Position Number: PN557

Institution: Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)

Location: Perth, Western Australia

About AIMS

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is Australia's tropical marine research agency with a mission to deliver world class research for the sustainable development, conservation, and management of tropical marine resources and environments.

The Institute has world-class laboratory facilities in Townsville Queensland, Perth Western Australia, and Darwin Northern Territory, two modern research vessels and extensive technical support.

Our people deliver innovative research in water quality, tropical marine biodiversity, climate change and marine microbiology.

About this opportunity

A new research opportunity has been created for a scientist who can apply well-developed skills in ecology, physiology and biodiversity of shallow and deep epibenthic communities.

This position will work closely with a team of marine scientists and will focus on the biology and ecology of non-coral filter feeding organisms, exploring the biodiversity, structure and function of tropical benthic ecosystems and the response of these communities to disturbances.

You will work in diverse locations in North Western Australia including, Ningaloo Reef, the Pilbara and Kimberley coasts and the oceanic reefs, banks and shoals of the Timor Sea.

Attractive working conditions apply including a commencing salary of $97,656 - $127,120 plus up to 15.4% superannuation, generous leave, relocation assistance and many other benefits.

This opportunity will initially be offered for a fixed term period of three years and will be based at our Perth Research Facility in Western Australia.

About You

The successful applicant will demonstrate Postdoctoral experience in marine science with excellent knowledge of non-coral marine epibenthic filter feeders, and the demonstrated ability and willingness to work with industry, environmental managers and regulators to achieve practical solutions to current and emergent environmental issues associated with marine epibenthic filter feeding communities.

A demonstrated track record of effective collaboration and the capacity to build research teams is also considered critical.

An ability and willingness to work in diverse and remote locations for long periods is essential.

Next Step

Download the application information from our website below.


Position enquiries can be directed to Dr Ross Jones, r.jones at aims.gov.au<mailto:r.jones at aims.gov.au>;

61 (0) 8 6369 4015.

The closing date for this opportunity is Monday 28 July 2014

Dr Ross Jones
Australian Institute of Marine Science
The UWA Oceans Institute (M096)
35 Stirling Highway, Crawley  WA  6009
Ph: 08 6369 4015
The information contained within this transmission is for the
use of the intended recipient only and may contain confidential
and/or legally privileged material and/or material the subject
of copyright and/or personal information and/or sensitive
information that is subject to the Privacy Act 1988. Any review,
re-transmission, disclosure, dissemination or other use of, or
taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by
persons or entities other than the intended recipient is
prohibited. If you have received this email in error please
notify the AIMS Privacy Officer on (07) 4753 4444 and delete
all copies of this transmission together with any attachments.

More information about the Coral-List mailing list