SASB Jobs News - 2016


Current job announcements. 

Please send jobs news to the Secretary:  michael.rix@qm.qld.gov.au


 

Systematic Botanist [2 positions], National Herbarium of New South Wales, Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands, Sydney, Australia

Applications close 25 August, 2016.

We are seeking TWO Systematic Botanists to join the  Science and Conservation Branch of the Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands, Sydney, Australia. The Branch manages the National Herbarium of New South Wales which is the major centre for taxonomic and systematic botanical research in New South Wales and the collection of approximately 1.2 million plant specimens is one of the largest and most important in Australia. 
 
Each Systematic Botanist will develop and manage an active, productive research program on the systematics of selected vascular or non-vascular plant groups, including preparing and publishing outcomes in various media, as well as managing the scientific curation of selected plant groups in the Herbarium and providing identification advice to clients.
 
If you are interested in one of these roles please visit 
http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/viewjob/38360

For further information please contact Marco Duretto, Manager Plant Diversity:
marco.duretto@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au, +61 2 9231 8080
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Collections Manager, National Herbarium of New South Wales, Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands , Sydney, Australia

Applications close 12 August, 2016.


We are looking for someone with experience and passion for managing scientific collections and the data associated with them. The National Herbarium of New South Wales which is the major centre for taxonomic and systematic botanical research in New South Wales and the collection of approximately 1.2 million plant specimens is one of the largest and most important in Australia. The Manager, Collections manages the physical and electronic curation of the National Herbarium of New South Wales, the Daniel Solander Library and the art collections of the Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands.

If you are interested in this role please visit 
http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/manager-collections-37805

For further information please contact Brett Summerell, Director Science & Conservation:brett.summerell@environment.nsw.gov.au, +61 2 9231 8113

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Technical Officer x 2 (Aquatic Zoology), Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia
Applications close 17 August, 2016

Level 3, $67,896 - $73,717 pa PSGOGA 2014

Job Descriptions
The Technical Officer (Aquatic Zoology) position number 13278 is responsible for:
Laboratory work to generate molecular sequence data for a range of Pilbara Fauna. Duties include assisting with scientific research, using molecular techniques on a range of marine taxa in the Pilbara region to determine their affinities and conservation status. You will assist with development of molecular datasets suitable for analysis, and upload them into GenBank.

The Technical Officer (Aquatic Zoology) position number 11195 is focussed on:
Field management and collections (especially molluscs and other marine invertebrates). Duties include fieldwork management and participation (including organising equipment, permits etc) data management, accessioning and identifying specimens, organising the collections, managing the databases, servicing loan requests, replying to public enquiries and assisting in research.

More details: https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=190357