Research Scientist (Fisheries Modelling)

Published Vacancy – Research Scientist (Fisheries Modelling)

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Job Title
Research Scientist (Fisheries Modelling)
Job ID#    2016-14953
Job Status  Open
The Research Scientist (Fisheries Modelling) will provide high level statistical analysis of data sets and model development, and undertake stock assessments for wild-stock fisheries, principally in South Australia, but also extending to other Australian states or international fisheries. Statistical modelling will be undertaken by either statistical modelling software, mainly R, or by employing a more fully flexible statistical modelling programming language, specifically ADMB. This capability is needed to ensure that SARDI maintains its role as one of Australia’s leading fisheries research agencies.
Special conditions
This is a contract / term vacancy up to 31/01/2019. This role is advertised in conjunction with Vacancy No. 2016-14970 and based on your capabilities and experience you may be considered at the PO2 or PO3 classification. Possession of a current driver’s licence and a willingness to drive is required. Some out of hours work and country travel as well as interstate and intrastate travel will be required.
Additional notes
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward a Covering Letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Professional and Technical Knowledge, Achievement Orientation and Communication capabilities of the role and a current CV. Applicants are to include the contact information of 3 current referees and a completed Pre Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector form.
Essential qualifications
An appropriate degree in statistics, mathematics or a fisheries related discipline (or equivalent research experience) is required.
Who is eligible to apply
External Vacancy – Open to Everyone
Applications Close
Classification: PO3
Salary Range: $90,029.00 – $95,487.00
Location:  WEST BEACH      South Australia
Department:  Primary Industries and Regions SA
Agency: South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)
Contract / Term
Employment period to (date): 31/01/2019
Employment Type: Public Sector Act
Employment Act/Award/Agreement: Agreement: South Australian Public Sector Wages Parity Enterprise Agreement: Salaried 2014
Enquiries to:  Rick McGarvey
Telephone:     +61 8 82075460
Applications to:
Lisa Gould
PO Box 120
Postcode 5022