First listed on: 12 September 2017

Research Scientist - Hydroclimate Modeller

  • Apply your expertise in hydroclimate and hydrology science.
  • Be part of a professional team of world-class researchers.
  • Join CSIRO and make a difference!

The Position

We are seeking an experienced Hydrologist (Hydroclimate Modeller) to be part of a strong hydroclimate science and hydrological modelling capability in the Water Resources Assessment and Prediction Group in the Water Resource Management Program in CSIRO Land and Water. As the successful candidate, you will contribute to innovative research and deliver to high impact external projects on hydrological prediction under change, water resources assessment, water forecasting and integrated basin modelling. You will contribute to multi-disciplinary projects across CSIRO and its partners, in Australia and overseas.  You will also will develop strong science expertise in the above disciplines, as well as actively contribute to developing at-scale research ideas and business opportunities.

Specifically you will:

  • Lead, manage and/or contribute to projects in the hydroclimate discipline (hydroclimate variability, climate change and water security, hydrological prediction under change).
  • Contribute hydroclimate expertise to projects in water resources assessment and prediction, integrated basin modelling, and at-scale multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Build and sustain strong scientific recognition through publication metrics, leadership in national and global hydrological science forums, and national and international reputation.
  • Work closely with government and industry customers to deliver strong research outcomes, leading to adoption and impact from new practice and/or knowledge.
  • Work closely with CSIRO Land and Water leaders to develop research ideas and business opportunities. 

Location: Black Mountain, ACT
Salary: $109K - $128K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term of 3 years
Reference: 46634

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD or equivalent in hydrology, hydroclimate or environmental science.
  • Demonstrated experience in hydroclimate and hydrological science with strong expertise in hydroclimate variability, climate impact on water and hydrological prediction under change.
  • Demonstrated experience in research or working with stakeholders on climate adaptation in water or related sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience in scientific programming, data visualisation, high performance computing, and working with large spatial and temporal datasets.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including an ability to publish research results, write reports and make scientific presentations to audiences with scientific and non-scientific background.
  • Demonstrated leadership in delivering strong research outcomes and developing research ideas and business opportunities.

Before you apply please view the full position description and selection criteria here:  Position Details Document

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

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 imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.

CSIRO Land & WaterWith our partners we aim to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment.

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!  CSIRO Balance

How to Apply:  If you wish to apply for this position, please upload 1 document only containing your covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.   

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEDT, 1st Oct. 2017

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