POSITION IDENTIFICATION

Faculty: Natural and Agricultural Sciences
School/Admin Department: Oceans Institute
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Position Number: 309852
Position Title: Research Associate/Research Assistant Professor
Position Classification: Level A/B
Supervisor Title: Professor/ Principal Scientist
ROLE STATEMENT

The position will be responsible for one of 6 major research themes in oceanography or marine biology. The 6 major thematic areas of interest are:
1 Oceanography of North-West Australia

2 Biophysical and ecological interactions and connectivity of shallow water systems in North-West Australia

3 Developing effective conservation strategies for vulnerable, threatened, endangered and protected marine species

4 Climate change in marine environments

5 Ecology of Submerged Banks and Shoals off NW Australia

6 Impacts of Dredging on Coastal Ecosystems

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Create a collaborative research link between the UWA Oceans Institute,AIMS (WA unit), and CSIRO

Develop a research project

Establish collaborative research programs that utilize the spatial extent and coverage of the existing AIMS, CSIRO and UWA research programs.
Value-add on existing research programs through meta-analysis of existing datasets owned by AIMS, CSIRO and UWA

Responsible for publishing research outcomes

Fulfilling milestones of collaborative projects

Responsible for communicating results across the two institution

Closely collaborate with UWA, AIMS and CSIRO marine researchers in the design and implementation of research

Supervise UWA, AIMS and CSIRO field assistants, and UWA PhD and undergraduate research students

Other duties as directed

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION IDENTIFICATION

Faculty: Natural and Agricultural Sciences
School/Admin Department: Oceans Institute
Centre:
Section:
Position Number: 309852
Position Title: Research Associate/Research Assistant Professor
Position Classification: Level A/B
Supervisor Title: Professor/ Principal Scientist
SPECIFIC WORK CAPABILITIES (SELECTION CRITERIA): (Minimum standards fundamental and indispensible to the duties, e.g. PhD). PhD in Oceanography, Marine Biology or related field
Demonstrated independent research skills, as evidenced by relevant publications and/or scientific reports
High level of proficiency in the analysis of large integrated databases
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the application of theory, statistics, and sampling methodologies
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
Proven ability to work within a collaborative team
Understanding of research principles and applications
Demonstrable understanding of dive and boating safety requirements
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