Fixed term and indefinite employment


At times, the Institute seeks exceptional staff to join our research, operational and corporate teams. When available, positions are advertised here. We welcome applications from candidates across the globe interested in supporting our marine research efforts.

Our current positions vacant are:

PN615 Apprentice - Engineering (Mechanical)

The Apprentice will work in our National Sea Simulator and undertake a Certificate 3 in Engineering (Mechanical). This position is only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

PN616 Research Scientist - Genomic Bioinformaticist

The Bioinformaticist will manage projects analysing gene sequence data relating to marine reef species and their microbial communities as well as develop new research projects relevant to AIMS’ interests.

Submitting your application


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

Please consider the specific application requirements detailed in the advertisement. Some positions may request candidates to provide written responses to selection critieria.

Applications can be submitted via the APPLY NOW link located within each advertisement.  Alternatively, completed applications can be emailed to:

Email: applications@aims.gov.au

Further Enquiries


For further enquiries, please contact our Recruitment team via:

Phone: +61 (07) 4753 4260

Email: recruitment@aims.gov.au

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