Senior Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow - Coastal Marine Ecosystem Research Centre

  • Fixed Term (until 31.12.23), Full Time
  • School of Health Medical and Applied Sciences
  • CQUniversity Gladstone (generous relocation package available)
  • Total Remuneration:
    • Senior Postdoctoral Fellow $116,650 to $138,526 pa (including salary of $98,571 to $117,057 plus 17% superannuation and 12.96% leave loading)
    • Research Fellow $142,901 to $164,328 pa (including salary of $120,754 to $138,860 plus 17% superannuation and 12.96% leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that research creates knowledge that has the potential to drive community growth and improve the quality of life.

The Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Research Centre (CMERC) facilitates collaborative research projects focussed on delivering practical outcomes to maintain and enhance marine and coastal biodiversity, function and heritage, ranging from catchments to the outer Great Barrier Reef. Physically located in the Port of Gladstone and within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, CMERC is ideally placed to deliver research with global impact.

Be a part of something new and take this opportunity to make a truly meaningful positive environmental change on a world-scale using innovative 'working with nature' approaches to supporting our blue economy. We welcome applications from researchers with a strong track record in any of the following research areas: applied marine and/or coastal ecology, eco-engineering, restoration, circular economies, marine resource sustainability (including sustainable mariculture).

Let us help relocate you and your family to Gladstone - a truly evolved region of tourism and industry - with our amazing relocation packages. Gladstone can provide you with an affordable yet dynamic and modern regional lifestyle, making it the perfect destination to start the next chapter of your career.

Position Requirements:

  • Doctoral qualification in a relevant science field, paired with a strong research track record.
  • Sound knowledge of the ecosystem approach and sustainable development practices.
  • Demonstrated track record of working with government, industry, environmental managers or engineers.
  • Demonstrated evidence of other science communication activities (presentations at national and international conferences, public media etc).

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, 21st October 2019

Vacancy Reference Number: 33295

When submitting your application, please include the following: Cover Letter (optional), Current Resume, Responses to Selection Criteria. Use alphabetic or numeric characters only in your application. Do not use characters such as apostrophe ('), slash (/), ampersand (&) etc. except in your email address. "Applicants for the position must have full time work rights."

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

published: 18 September 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.