Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Seagrass Restoration

  1. Fixed Term (until 30.11.2024), Full Time
  2. School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
  3. CQUniversity Gladstone
  4. Total Remuneration $95,751 to $116,443 pa (Inclusive of cash salary of $80,911 to $98,396 plus 17% superannuation and 12.96% leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone - regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

The Coastal Marine Ecosystem Research Centre (CMERC) facilitates collaborative research projects focussed on delivering practical outcomes that help maintain and enhance marine and coastal biodiversity, function and heritage, ranging from catchments to the outer Great Barrier Reef. 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, and was recently ranked 10th Globally in the UN Impact Rankings for Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water.

During this UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration be a part of the solution, helping develop large-scale seagrass restoration methods and nursery protocols to make a truly positive environmental change on a world-scale using innovative approaches. Work alongside world-leading researchers, on the ground practitioners, First Nations partners and use state-of-the-art facilities to address knowledge gaps in the marine industry and coastal development and solve problems that allow for sustainable economic development.

A relocation assistance package is available to help you and your family move to Gladstone - a truly evolved region of environment, tourism and industry. Gladstone can provide you with an affordable yet dynamic and modern-city lifestyle, making it the perfect destination to start the next chapter of your career.

Position Requirements:

  1. PhD in applied ecology, preferably in marine systems (a focus on seagrass ecology desirable).
  2. Experience in field and lab-based marine research.
  3. Demonstrated ability and expertise in undertaking comprehensive investigative research work, data analysis and interpretation, and preparation of research reports and papers.
  4. Proven ability to publish in international peer reviewed scientific literature.
  5. High-level interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and in multidisciplinary teams and provide guidance and oversight of others involved in project-based work.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Position Description - can be found here
Applications Close: 11:59pm, Monday 13 March 2023
Vacancy Reference Number: 2614

published: 21 February 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.