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Research Scientist - IUU Analytics

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The Opportunity

 

  • Carry out innovative and impactful research!
  • Work on innovative projects in our Oceans & Atmosphere team!
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's premier science and technology research organisation!

 

The Research Scientist will focus on a mixture of analysing existing data sets and developing a new dataset to address key questions for multiple international case studies. The role will be focused on an externally funded project that supports maritime surveillance in international waters. 

The Scientist will provide input to methodological approaches and analysis, including troubleshooting and identifying/carrying out new analyses as needed; collaborate and cooperate with team members to deliver excellent research, on time, on target to external funders, and participate in the development of new research proposals and funding opportunities as part of an integrated team. 
 

Your duties will include

  • Apply your skills to data manipulation, analysis, writing of reports/publications with support of senior staff.
  • Provide input to methodological approaches and analysis, including troubleshooting and identifying/carrying out new analyses as needed; collaborate and cooperate with team members to deliver excellent research, on time, on target to external funders.
  • Liaise with clients to determine their needs and take personal responsibility for client satisfaction. 
  •  Assist in the planning and preparation of research proposals and carry out research investigations, requiring originality, creativity and innovation. 

 

Location:       Hobart, Tasmania
Tenure:          Specified term of up to 3.5 years 
Salary:           AU$97K – AU$105K + up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference:    60024

To be successful you will need

Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all selection criteria can be appointed.

  • A PhD in mathematics statics, physics, computer science, fisheries, quantitative ecology, engineering or other related field. 
  • 3+ years’ demonstrated experience in a relevant field. 
  • Strong statistical analytical skills in the following areas:
    • Programming in R or similar software
    • Spatio-temporal statistical modelling
    • Data manipulation with large complex databases.
  • Strong science communication skills as evidenced by publication records.
  • Experience with analysis and interpretation of data in the project domain, including but not limited to fisheries, criminology, behavioural analysis, machine learning, and risk analysis.
  • A record of science innovation and creativity, plus the ability & willingness to incorporate novel ideas and approaches into scientific investigations.

 

For more information please view the Position Description.

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Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance

About CSIRO

At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

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To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Tuesday, 12th February 2019

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