[Annelida] position vacant

Pat Hutchings via annelida%40net.bio.net (by Pat.Hutchings from austmus.gov.au)
Wed Oct 21 20:30:48 EST 2009


The Australian Museum is advertising for a new Assistant Director -head of Research and Collections

Assistant Director – Research and Collections, SES Grade 1, Assistant Director Australian Museum. (Pos No AM304/009). Term Appointment (SES) Full-time.
Please visit AM website

www.australianmuseum.net.au/position/assistant-director-research-collections

Closing date:13 November 2009


Position Description:AM304 Assistant Director RC.docSummary 
Assistant Director, Research & Collections, SES Grade 1, Australian Museum. Term Appointment (SES). Full-time. Position No. AM304/09. An attractive remuneration package including salary in the range of $144,800 to $169,550 p.a. will be negotiated with the successful applicant for a contract period of up to 5 years, with annual performance reviews.
Lead the strategic planning and management of the Research and Collections Division of the Australian Museum, and promote the scientific capacities of the Museum to external stakeholders

Selection Criteria:
1.Excellent leadership, vision, management, communication and negotiation skills, with a commitment to best practice, ideally in a research context.
2.Appropriate Tertiary qualifications (PhD or equivalent experience), with practical professional experience and accumulated knowledge relevant to the management of cultural, zoological and geological research and/or collections.
3.Ability to manage the day-to-day operations of a complex multi-disciplinary research/educational division.
4.Awareness of relevant current science issues, and of the scientific community roles of modern natural history museums.
5.Ability to develop and implement strategies for the advancement of the Division with limited resources, in line with Museum and Government policy and Public Sector reform principles.
6.Ability to attract funding for research and related programs.
7.Effectiveness in formulating policy and ability to contribute to the development of Government policies relating to science, especially in the areas of biodiversity, scientific information and conservation.
Applications Marked ‘Confidential’ To: Human Resources Officer, via email, hr from austmus.gov.au
or visit jobsnsw www.jobs.nsw.gov.au/
Assistant Director - Research and Collections for full job details including selection criteria, inquiries contact and the position description.



Dr Pat Hutchings
Senior Principal Research Scientist
Research Branch Marine Invertebrates

Australian Museum
6 College Street Sydney NSW 2010
t 61 2 93206243  f 61 2 93206050 m 0417486821
pat.hutchings from austmus.gov.au  www.australianmuseum.net.au

 Just released: The Great Barrier Reef Biology, Environment and Management edited by Pat Hutchings, Mike Kingsford and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg. CSIRO Publishing 2008.


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