Research Fellow - Wild Fisheries

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Academic - Research Focus

In the role you will:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

You will be employed on a fixed-term full time basis for five (5) years


To be considered, you will have:

  • Completion of a PhD in a relevant area of research, such as statistics, population dynamics or resource modelling.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and apply analytical methods including statistical and/or numerical modelling
  • Competence in the use of databases and statistical software packages such as R.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage research projects, including the ability to set priorities and allocate resources to meet project objectives
  • Effective oral and written communication of research results and their implications, and the ability to negotiate and communicate with scientists, industry stakeholders, government and the public.
  • A good record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of fisheries, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $130,572 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $111,600 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Klaas Hartmann, Senior Lecturer, College of Sciences and Engineering, Klaas.Hartmann@utas.edu.au / (03) 6226 8279.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria.

Applications close Monday, 11 February 2019, 11.55pm

Download File Position Description Research Fellow - Wild Fisheries.pdf

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