Job title: Fisheries and Ecosystem Analyst
Term: Full time, initial 3 years1
Commencing salary: $78 788 per annum (Grade 6 Pay point 21)
Commencement date: April 2018
1 Initially, a 3-year term is offered. By mutual agreement, and subject to availability of funds, the term may be extended.
The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), an intergovernmental organisation with its Headquarters in Hobart, invites applications for the position of Fisheries and Ecosystem Analyst (FEA) to deliver cutting-edge science into a multi-national conservation and management organisation. The FEA will undertake expert analysis and synthesis to support the scientific priorities of the Scientific Committee of CCAMLR.
The successful applicant will have appropriate qualifications (recent MSc or PhD in relevant subject), experience in data analysis and modelling, preferably related to marine ecosystems and/or fisheries and expertise in the use of R.
The position is open to nationals of CCAMLR Member countries who are eligible to work in Australia. The Commission has limited capacity to provide re-location support.
The CCAMLR Secretariat is responsible for the technical and administrative support to the work of the Scientific Committee and its subsidiary bodies. The FEA position is part of the Science Section which delivers analyses of a range of data from monitoring programs and fisheries, and provides administrative and coordinating support to technical programs including CCAMLR’s Scheme of International Scientific Observation, CCAMLR’s Ecosystem Monitoring Program, tagging program and marine debris monitoring. This will require working closely with the Scientific Committee and its specialist working groups.
- Undertake analysis of data arising from CCAMLR fisheries, scientific observer and monitoring programs that include:
- Provide analytical and scientific delivery of the core tasks of the Science Section
- Providing integrated analysis of fisheries and research data to support priority tasks of the Scientific Committee.
- Formal post-graduate science-related qualifications (e.g. PhD or MSc) in fisheries science, quantitative marine biology, ecosystem modelling or other related areas
- Experience in research and publication of scientific analyses including proficiency in R
- Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment, as well as independently to deliver required tasks
- Ability to follow oral and written directions/procedures
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both face-to-face and in writing.
Applications should describe your formal training, skills and professional experience. Please also include a cover letter, CV and the names and contact details of at least two professional referees.
All applications, addressed to Andrew Wright, Executive Secretary, should be submitted electronically to email@example.com.
Applications close Friday 9 March at 5pm (AEST).