Careers at AIMS



AIMS is a world leader in tropical marine science and conducts research supporting environmental sustainability and economic growth in Australia’s tropical oceans.

Through our highly skilled and innovative staff, state-of-the-art infrastructure, strong national and international collaborative relationships and valued technical support, we are helping to build Australia’s national marine science capability so that together we can meet the challenges facing our marine estate.

The Institute operates from facilities in Townsville Queensland, Darwin Northern Territory and Perth Western Australia.

Working at AIMS

We offer challenging and rewarding careers to our staff with a focus on creating safe and productive workplaces.

Our diverse and collaborate work environments foster creativity and innovation and our staff enjoy significant investment in their professional and personal development.

Staff benefit from generous leave entitlements (25 days annual leave, 15 days personal leave), a 9-day fortnight and 15.4% superannuation as well as many other attractive working conditions.