Quantitative Ecological Modeller (Research Associate)

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University is seeking an outstanding early-career research associate with expertise in quantitative ecological modelling, from backgrounds such as quantitative ecology or applied mathematics. The position will conduct research to support key aspects of Dr Michael Bode’s ARC Future Fellowship project on understanding the ecological and conservation consequences of larval dispersal in reef fish and corals.

This is a research-only position (full time or part time). Applicants must have a PhD with an exceptional track record for their stage of career and have the potential to develop and implement exciting, question-driven research. The position will be based at James Cook University in Townsville.

Employment Type: Appointment will be full-time for a fixed term of three years (or equivalent) in the first instance.

Salary: Academic Level A – $79,942 – $85,546 per annum; Academic Level B – $89,858 – $106,028 per annum. Level of appointment and commencing salary will be in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date for applications: Sunday 13th August 2017

Mail to jennifer.lappin@jcu.edu.au

Web: https://www.coralcoe.org.au/