First listed on: 17 March 2018

Quantitative Fisheries Scientist

  • Add value to the management of Australian fisheries
  • Conduct innovative research & contribute to a range of studies
  • Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation

The Position

CSIRO is seeking to appoint a Quantitative Fisheries Scientist.

As the successful candidate for this position, you will contribute to a range of studies. This will potentially involve using a variety of different quantitative and qualitative research methods. You will manage, synthesise and analyse large data sets, and work scientific databases used in the analysis of data from commercial fishing data.

Find out more by viewing the full position description and selection criteria here:  Position description

Your duties/responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake research and analysis relevant to the management of Australian fisheries.
  • Build and maintain a network of clients and collaborators.
  • Interact with other CSIRO researchers in identifying research priorities and developing new project proposals. 

Location:      Hobart TAS
Salary:          AU$131K - AU$145K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         Indefinite
Reference:    56156

To be successful you will need:

  • A doctorate or equivalent research experience in a relevant discipline area, such as fisheries, resource or environmental modelling, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and application of a range of quantitative modelling techniques.
  • A national and international reputation with demonstrated engagement with government and industry
  • The ability to work effectively as an integral member and leader of a multi-disciplinary, regionally dispersed research team, and foster an environment in which there is a high level of co-operation within and between teams.

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate. At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.  

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.  Find out more Balance

How to Apply:  If you wish to apply for this position, please load your CV (Maximum 2MB) via our website at You may also be required to respond to some screening questions.  

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST, Tuesday 15 May 2018

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