[Iag-list] Two positions vacant: Indigenous Engagement Coordinator at AIMS and Social/Researcher/Political Scientist at SCION

Jessica McLean jessica.mclean at mq.edu.au
Wed Dec 6 13:09:58 AEDT 2017

Hello all
Forwarding these on behalf of Kirsten Maclean at CSIRO.

Indigenous Engagement Coordinator at AIMS advertised position has now been posted on the AIMS website with a closing date of 19 January 2018.
Here is the link:  https://www.aims.gov.au/-/indigenous-engagement-coordinator-townsville-closing-19-january-2018

 Social Researcher/Political Scientist (Risk and Resilience)
(ref. 25626)

  * Lead research into risk management and community resilience
  * Explore social licence to operate in forestry sector
  * Full time, permanent role in Rotorua

Scion specialises in research, science and technology development to support a bio-economy based on the forest industry, wood-derived materials and/or other biomaterial sectors. Our purpose is to drive innovation and growth from these sectors to create economic value and contribute to beneficial environmental and social outcomes form New Zealand.
An exciting opportunity is now available for a Social Researcher/Political Scientist to join us at our Rotorua office. This role will play a major part in leading and delivering internationally significant research programmes in climate change adaptation, community responses to biosecurity threats (Myrtle Rust) and in Māori economic development.  You will be innovative and creative. You will lead collaborative partnerships with communities, industry partners, Māori and government agencies. You will seek to accelerate the development of a culture of science excellence at Scion and be open to new working practices necessary to build energised teams and creative work places.
To be successful in this role you will:

  * Have a PhD or Masters in a Social Science, Political Science or another related discipline.
  * Be aspirational, seeking both impact from your research and a desire to build an international reputation in your field.
  * Have emerging leadership skills, be practised in co-innovation and end-user engagement.
  * Have research planning, proposal development and project management experience.

Scion is home to creative science minds and we have a vibrant culture ensuring employees can pursue innovation and excellence in their science delivery. With its head office based on the edge of Rotorua's world famous Whakarewarewa Forest, Scion also offers an enviable working environment with excellent work/life balance initiatives. Rotorua is one of New Zealand's leading tourist destinations owing to its outstanding natural environment and proximity to coastal beaches and inland lakes, native forests, geothermal areas and volcanic ski-fields.
Scion is proud to offer:

  * Opportunities for a fulfilling career & professional development
  * Enviable work environment
  * Excellent lifestyle balance initiatives on your doorstep

Scion is an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer and actively seeks to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Closing Date: 17 December 2017
For further information and to apply online, please refer to our website: www.scionresearch.com<http://www.scionresearch.com/>.

To view the job, click here:

Dr Kirsten Maclean
Senior Research Scientist (Human Geographer)
Adaptive Urban and Social Systems
CSIRO Land and Water
T: 07 3833 5746|  M: 0459 883 446
kirsten.maclean at csiro.au<mailto:megan.clark at csiro.au> | www.csiro.au<http://www.csiro.au/> |www.csiro.au/people/Kirsten.Maclean.html<http://www.csiro.au/people/Kirsten.Maclean.html> | www.researcherid.com/rid/D-3303-2009<http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-3303-2009>
Street Address: CSIRO Ecosciences Precinct, 41 Boggo Rd, Dutton Park, QLD 4102
Postal Address: GPO Box 2583, Brisbane QLD 4001

I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land I work on as the first people of this country.

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