UWA Oceans Institute Looking for Technical Research Officer

The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Oceans Institute is looking for a technical research officer to coordinate the field operations and contribute to the research within the new technology proving project on wave measurements within the Integrated Marine Observing System. 

The successful candidate will primarily oversee the day-to-day operations of the IMOS wave buoy testing programme, but also contribute to the field research activities of Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC) focusing on the oceanography and coastal processes in the Albany region.

The Great Southern Marine Research Facility (GSMRF) houses UWA’s WERC, as well as a range of marine and coastal research activities focused on Australia’s south coast.

The appointee will also liaise with and take direction and advice from the Diving, Boating and Safety officer within UWA and the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Technical and Safety Team.

The candidate is requested to have a BSc degree in science or engineering, and to have experience in the use of scientific instrumentation, including the preparation, deployment/retrieval, downloading and post-processing of data.

The candidate also needs to have experience conducting and coordinating marine field-based activities or industry projects, among other things.

The deadline for the application submission is January 08, 2020.