[MARMAM] Research Scientist Positions in Cetacean and Shark Ecology, South Australia

Goldsworthy, Simon (PIRSA - SARDI) goldsworthy.simon at saugov.sa.gov.au
Thu Jan 17 16:31:01 PST 2008


 
 

Research Scientist Positions - Cetacean and Shark Ecologists

 

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and the
Flinders 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 postdoctoral 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 lectures per year).

 


INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE STAFF


All nominees should read the Essential Information for Applicants,
available at http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/app.php
<http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/app.php>    If you are unable to
access this information on the web site, please contact the contact
person nominated below.

 

Information about Flinders University, living and working in Adelaide
and employment at the University is available at 
http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/whyflin.php
<http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/whyflin.php>  

 

CONTACT DETAILS

For further information about the position contact Associate Professor
Jim Mitchell on +61 8 8201 2229 or by email at 
jim.mitchell at flinders.edu.au <mailto:jim.mitchell at flinders.edu.au>  

 


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 jobapplications at flinders.edu.au
<mailto:jobapplications at flinders.edu.au>   or by post to Personnel,
Policy and Practice, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South
Australia, Australia 5001.

 

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 be
responsible 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 lectures per year). 

 

For Further Information, Position Description and Guidelines: Ms Renee
Wall on +61 8 8207 5400 or email temp.wbadmin at saugov.sa.gov.au
<mailto:Temp.WBAdmin at saugov.sa.gov.au>  or visit Employment
Opportunities at www.sardi.sa.gov.au <http://www.sardi.sa.gov.au/> . 

 

Enquiries: Prof Mehdi Doroudi on +61 8 8207 5401 or email 
doroudi.mehdi at saugov.sa.gov.au <mailto:doroudi.mehdi at saugov.sa.gov.au>  

 

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, Henley Beach, South
Australia, Australia 5022.

 

 

Applications Close 5.00 pm Friday 15 February 2008.

 

 

Dr Simon Goldsworthy
Principal Scientist - Pelagic Ecosystems 
South Australian Research & Development Institute (SARDI) - Aquatic
Sciences
2 Hamra Avenue
West Beach
SA 5024
AUSTRALIA
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Postal address: PO Box 120, Henley Beach, SA 5022, AUSTRALIA
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Tel : +61 8 8207 5325
Fax : +61 8 8207 5481
Mob: 0428 102 831
http://www.sardi.sa.gov.au/ 

 

Assoc. Prof. School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University (Full
Academic Status) 
Senior Lecturer, School of Earth & Biological Sciences, Adelaide
University (Affiliate status) 
http://www.marinebiology.adelaide.edu.au/people/staff/simong.html 

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