First listed on: 17 December 2021


The AIMS@JCU is a strategic partnership between two global leaders in tropical marine science - James Cook University (JCU) and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).  It integrates their strengths, synergies, infrastructure and expertise for a nett increase in world-class tropical marine research capacity.

While AIMS and JCU have a long history of collaboration, this formal arrangement, further develops Townsville as a centre of excellence for research, education and teaching in marine science. The strategic alliance partnership brings together a critical mass of tropical marine scientists with improved access to infrastructure at both institutions leading to new insights and research capability.

The Opportunity 

The position forms part of the AIMS@JCU Partnership – a long-standing partnership between AIMS and JCU concerned with furthering the mutual and respective interests of both organisations in tropical marine science. While primarily employed by JCU, this position is expected to participate fully in the AIMS@JCU program and deliver outputs, outcomes and impacts to both organisations. 

 The AIMS@JCU Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Marine Science Technology will conduct research into any area of marine science under the joint-supervision of AIMS and JCU scientists. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be integral to deepening the collaboration between scientists from both organisations. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will also be involved in all aspects of research, from inception through to conduct and delivery, including the preparation of high quality collaborative publications, the supervision of PhD candidates, and outreach activities including to end-users and Indigenous communities.  

How to Apply

For further information contact either Professor Ron White email or telephone 4781 4197; or Dr David Souter, Chief Research Officer email

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Applications close on 21 January 2022.


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