Research Scientist Positions - Cetacean and Shark Ecologists
The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and theFlinders University are seeking to employ two internationally recognised marine scientists. These new core positions are funded by Marine Innovation South Australia (MISA), which is an initiative of the South Australian Government to enhance the scientific capability and infrastructure of the State's aquatic research organisations, including SARDI, Adelaide University, Flinders University and the SA Museum.
Applications are sought from both internationally recognised scientists with strong publication records, as well as post doctoral level scientists with demonstrated potential for developing a significant international research profile.
Essential Qualifications: A Degree in Science with a PhD in marine science or related research experience.
Special Conditions: These are 5 year contract positions with the possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Some intra and inter-state travel will be required.
Salary: Attractive salary packages will be negotiated on the basis of experience and scientific profile.
The Cetacean Ecologist (reference # 08007) will be employed by Flinders University, but will function as a joint appointment with SARDI Aquatic Sciences. The appointee will have expertise in the biology, ecology and management of cetaceans and appointee will be responsible for developing a suite of research projects on dolphins and whales and participating in broad studies of the marine ecosystems of southern Australia. Duties also include supervision of post-graduate students and some undergraduate teaching (<15 href="http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/app.php" target="_blank">http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/app.php<http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/
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For further information about the position contact Associate Professor Jim Mitchell on
+61 8 8201 2229 or by email at email@example.com
SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION
All applicants must complete an Application for Employment Cover Sheet available at http://www.flinders.edu.au/hrd/html/forms/EmployApplication.doc and lodge this with their application ensuring that the reference number (08007) is quoted. Applications, together with the Application for Employment Cover Sheet, may be lodged by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post to Personnel, Policy and Practice,
GPO Box 2100,
Further information regarding procedures for mailing, e-mailing, faxing or delivering applications are provided in the Essential Information for Applicants. Please do not forward applications to the contact person nominated as the contact person.
The Shark Ecologist will be employed by SARDI, but will function as a joint appointment with Flinders University. The appointee will have expertise in the biology, ecology and management of sharks and will beresponsible for developing a suite of research projects on sharks and participating in broad studies of the marine ecosystems of southern Australia. Duties also include supervision of post-graduate students and some undergraduate teaching (<15 href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit EmploymentOpportunities at http://www.sardi.sa.gov.au/
Enquiries: Prof Mehdi Doroudi on +61 8 8207 5401 or email email@example.com
Applications: must include a self-assessment against the Selection Criteria (Position Description), Curriculum Vitae and names of at least two professional referees. Original application plus two copies marked"confidential" should be sent to
Ms Sue Dobbins, South Australian Research and Development Institute,
PO Box 120,
Applications Close 5.00 pm Friday 15 February 2008.
Dr Simon Goldsworthy
South Australian Research & Development Institute (SARDI)
2 Hamra Avenue