Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Aquaculture

Launceston, Australia
18 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment to this position, which will be offered on a full-time continuing basis, commencing as soon as possible.

The position is a teaching and research appointment at Senior Lecturer (Level C) in the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) at the University of Tasmania. IMAS aspires to become the leading global institution for temperate marine, Southern Ocean, and Antarctic studies, and offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment.  

The appointee will have demonstrated performance in working actively with industry to achieve research excellence and commercial impact. Research expertise relevant to sustainable aquaculture is essential and particularly in one or more of the following areas: aquatic animal biology, commercial technology or molecular biology. The appointee would have demonstrated achievements in international and nationally recognised research and/or teaching. The appointee would be able to teach broadly across aquaculture and related areas as well as have demonstrated expertise for post-graduate teaching in specialist areas and supervision of research higher degree students. Enthusiasm for service and leadership roles is essential.

This role is a full-time, ongoing appointment and will be located in Launceston.  Appointment to this role at Academic Level C will have a total remuneration package of up to $150,401 comprising base salary within the range of $112,184 – $128,548 plus 17% superannuation with the option of an additional 3% salary loading in exchange for 14% instead of 17% superannuation.

The closing date for applications is 09 February 2018.  For further information please contact Prof Chris Carter, Centre Head Fisheries and Aquaculture please email

Applications must as a minimum include a résumé, a cover letter and responses to the position criteria contained in the position description. Applications for this position should be made via the University of Tasmania website at