We now offer an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow – People & Ecosystems on a full time, three year fixed term contract based at the Townsville campus of our world-leading James Cook University.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies is a global leading coral reef research group, encompassing >250 researchers and graduate students. The vision of the Centre is to provide the scientific 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.
What you can accomplish in the role
This is a great employment opportunity for an outstanding early to mid-career Research Fellow, with broad areas of expertise which would contribute to the following research theme of the Centre:
People and Ecosystems:
The key objective of this program is to improve the governance and management of natural systems and to enhance our capacity to sustain both human and natural capital. We are seeking to transcend the disciplinary constraints of the biological, oceanographic, geochemical, anthropological, economic and policy sciences, to create an exciting research agenda that focuses on the local and global resilience of coral reefs from both social and biological perspectives.
What you will bring to the role
Applicants must possess a PhD in a relevant area, and have a strong publication record. The successful applicant must have demonstrated the ability to conduct and publish research independently and as part of a team. The appointee will have the freedom to develop a research program linked to the broad objectives of the position that suits their interests and expertise.
Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focusing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
- Salary - Academic Level A/B $82,358 - $109,234. Level of appointment and salary will be in accordance with qualifications and experience
- generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
- five weeks’ annual recreation leave
- attractive options for salary packaging
How to Apply
Visit the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 16804
Applications close Midnight, 17 July 2019
Additional information is available from
ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies