Join a multi-institutional team of social scientists contributing to the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program (RRAP), Community Engagement Subprogram
- Work life balance with a 36.25 hour week
- A vital role in the survival of major ecosystems at risk from climate change
- Collaborate with world leading scientists
We offer an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Dimensions ($94,056 - $110,981) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). This part time, fixed term appointment for 2 years from commencement is based at JCU Cairns.
What you can accomplish in the Role
The Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program is believed to be the world’s largest research and development program dedicated to helping a major ecosystem survive climate change. The Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Dimensions will undertake collaborative research oriented toward understanding stakeholder and public perceptions of reef restoration and adaptation
What you will bring to the Role
With a PhD in a relevant field and substantive research experience in the social dimensions of environmental management you will enjoy playing an active role in the development of research dedicated to effective public and stakeholder engagement in ecosystem adaptation and management. You will utilise your excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong capacity to develop effective relationships across diverse sectors as you liaise with Reef Traditional Owners, communities, businesses and government and non-government agencies to undertake research and communicate outcomes.
Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
- five weeks’ annual recreation leave
- flexible working arrangements
- attractive options for salary packaging
- Balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests.
How to apply
Visit the Careers JCU website – vacancy reference 17241
Applications close: 9 December