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Industry job opportunities: Deakin University (Australia)

28 August, 2023

Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

Deakin University is advertising two positions in Marine Habitat Mapping. Deakin is a public university with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and an online Campus. The positions are based on their Warrnambool Campus and both are fixed term for 2 years. Details for the advertised positions are as follows:

Associate Research Fellow, Marine Habitat Mapping, Full time

The Associate Research Fellow will initiate and research marine science, focussing on marine habitat mapping and species distribution modelling. They will work across a range of programs including State and Federal mapping initiatives, assessments for decommissioning of infrastructure assets and establishing baseline biodiversity assessments for the offshore wind sector. They may include limited postgraduate teaching and administrative responsibilities. This is a new fixed-term position funded by Deakin Research and is established under the new Deakin Centre for Marine Science as part of the Deakin Marine Mapping Group based in Warrnambool.

The position will work as a part of a small team who are looking for someone to contribute to and compliment their shared skills.

Applications for this position close Wednesday 13 September.

Further information available here.

Senior Technical Officer, Marine, Full Time

The Senior Technical Officer, Marine facilitates the daily operations of marine research for the Deakin Marine Mapping Group. The successful applicant will provide technical support such as leading field trips for marine science research and responsibilities for equipment such as: vessels, specialised electronic instrumentation (e.g., multibeam sonars, positioning systems, USBL systems), remote observing equipment (e.g., baited remote underwater video systems, towed video, acoustic stations and remotely operated video systems). This also includes the maintenance and lead reporting of sustained observing infrastructure including oceanographic moorings to federal and state government agencies.

The Senior Technical Officer is part of the Deakin Marine Mapping team within the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, which is one of four Schools in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.

Applications for this position close Wednesday 13 September.

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