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People and ecosystems

Understanding of the links between coral reef ecosystems, the goods and services they provide to people, and the wellbeing of human societies.

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Ecosystem dynamics: past, present and future

Examining the multi-scale dynamics of reefs, from population dynamics to macroevolution

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Responding to a changing world

Advancing the fundamental understanding of the key processes underpinning reef resilience.

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Coral Reef Studies

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au

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We have four new, exciting opportunities for Postdoctoral Research Fellows with a focus on either Coral Reef Ecology or Coral Reef Evolution to join our world-leading University based at JCU Townsville. These roles will be employed on a full time (36.25 hours), 2 years fixed term basis.

What you can accomplish in the role

Professor David Bellwood was recently awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship to pursue ground-breaking research on the functional ecology of coral reefs. You will have the unique opportunity to work alongside an internationally renowned Professor and his team to develop and pursue research on the identification and measurement of key coral reef ecosystem functions that are required to sustain coral reefs in the future.

What you can bring to the role

You will possess a PhD in a relevant ecological or evolutionary scientific field or have an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training. Demonstrable evidence of a strong publishing track record in peer-reviewed journals, particularly in a lead author capacity, is essential for the role. You will also have proven effective analytical and quantitative skills with a thorough understanding of relevant statistical and/or mechanistic modelling methods.

Why JCU is right for you

• Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is the world’s leading institution for coral reef research and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

• Enjoy work and life balance with 5 weeks annual leave

• Generous 17% employer superannuation contributions and salary packaging options

 

To learn more please visit the Bellwood Lab Website or visit the JCU Vacancies web page under Job Reference Number: 17011 to apply.

Applications close 19-Jan-2020 11:59:59 pm AEST.

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Coral Reef Studies

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au