- Key role in a dynamic and effective team of social & economic scientists
- Developing solutions to major national environmental and economic challenges
- Work on cutting edge economics research addressing biosecurity issues
CSIRO seeks a motivated economist to join its Social and Economic Sciences Research Program to design, conduct and publish original and innovative research on biosecurity issues and risk analysis. The position is a leadership role in a growing team of social and economic scientists working in this area under the auspices of CSIRO’s new Biosecurity Research Flagship.
Specific duties will include:
- Conceive, design, conduct and deliver cutting edge economics research addressing biosecurity issues, leading to effective outcomes in biosecurity policy and management
- Publish high quality scientific publications, through peer reviewed journals, book chapters and presenting material at conferences and workshops
- Contributions to and interactions with international scholarly communities in research economics, biosecurity and environmental management
Location: Canberra, Australia
Salary: AU$99K-$132K + up to 15.4% superannuation (pension fund)
Ref No: ACT00535
To be successful you will have:
- A PhD in a relevant field of economics
- Experience in the application of economic theories and analytic methods pertinent to biosecurity, preferably in the context of cross-disciplinary project teams.
- Demonstrated track record in research design, management and delivery, including publication in the peer-reviewed literature.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, is a powerhouse of ideas, technologies and skills for building prosperity, growth, health and sustainability. It serves governments, industries, business and communities.
The Social and Economic Science (SES) Program – – within CSIRO is the primary provider of social and economic scientific expertise to CSIRO and seeks to be recognized, nationally and internationally, as a leader in social science on questions of sustainability.
For further information on this position or the SES Research Program contact Dr. Marcus Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close: open until closed.