Postdoctoral Fellowship – Drivers of recovery of coral populations and reefs after disturbance, Townsville, closing 27 February 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Drivers of recovery of coral populations and reefs after disturbance

PN641 - Townsville, Queensland

About AIMS

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is Australia’s tropical marine research agency.

Our research into some of Australia’s iconic marine ecosystems guides their management and that of similar systems around the world. We do marine science that has practical benefit to the real world, providing high quality, large-scale and long-term research that is used by governments, industry and the wider community to make informed decisions about the Great Barrier Reef, North-West Shelf and Arafura and Timor Seas. AIMS researchers at our locations in Townsville, Darwin and Perth have access to the best tools and equipment like the National Sea Simulator, cutting edge laboratories and our fleet of research vessels.

About this Opportunity

We are seeking an enthusiastic and high-achieving candidate with recent postdoctoral qualifications relevant to marine science to undertake a project titled “drivers of recovery of coral populations and reefs after disturbance”.

The appointee will have access to research project funding, excellent training opportunities and will work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world leading organisation with a dynamic intellectual environment focussed on innovation, communication and collaboration. Attractive working conditions include a 9-day fortnight, generous leave entitlements, transportation to site, a salary range of $82,160 - $90,382 and 15.4% superannuation. This postdoctoral position is available for 3 years and will be based in Townsville, Queensland.

Next Step

Please download and read the two documents below. Candidates are advised that applications must include statements addressing the selection criteria. Electronic applications can be submitted by clicking on the “Apply Now” button below.

Position enquiries can be directed to Dr Katharina Fabricius (


Applications close Monday 27 February 2017.


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Townsville, Queensland

Submitting your application

Electronic applications may be received up to midnight on the specified closing date.

Applications can be submitted via the APPLY NOW link above.  Alternatively your complete application can be emailed to: