[Coral-List] Research Fellowship opportunity ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Lappin, Jennifer jennifer.lappin at jcu.edu.au
Tue Sep 8 02:55:00 EDT 2015

Research Fellowship: Social Sciences

The Australian Research Council  (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies is seeking an outstanding early-career Research Fellow with expertise in human geography, development studies, social psychology, behavioural economics, sociology, political science, or other relevant social science discipline. You will be provided with exceptional support to develop a social science research program that suits your interests and abilities. This is a full time research-only position. You will be required to conduct research independently and as part of a team, and make original contributions to the research aims of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.

Successful applicants must have a PhD in a relevant social science discipline with an exceptional publication track record for their stage of career. Previous experience in coral reefs is not essential.

About the ARC Centre of Excellence
The ARC Centre of Excellence is a world-leading coral reef research group, encompassing >250 researchers and graduate students, with ongoing research projects in 30 countries. The vision of the Centre is to provide the knowledge necessary for understanding the world's coral reefs and their interaction with people in order to foster their sustainable use, secure the benefits they provide to tropical societies and economies, and enhance the effectiveness of coral reef management world-wide. The Centre fosters a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional approach to its research programs drawing on expertise from its collaborating universities and other national and international partners. This position will provide the opportunity to collaborate with leading researchers in the ARC Centre. This position is based at the Townsville campus of James Cook University, located in North Queensland, Australia.

Employment period: Initially, this is a fixed term appointment of three years.

Salary: Academic Level A - $A77,614 - $A83,054 pa up to Academic Level B - $A87,242 - $A102,941 pa depending on qualifications and experience.

Additional Information
Dr Tiffany Morrison Tiffany.Morrison at jcu.edu.au<mailto:Tiffany.Morrison at jcu..edu.au>
Professor Josh Cinner Joshua.Cinner at jcu.edu.au<mailto:Joshua.Cinner at jcu.edu..au>

Applications close on Friday 2nd October 2015.

Additional information is available from http://www.coralcoe.org.au/about-us/employment-opportunities

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