Research Scientist / Environmental Statistician

Advertiser: CSIRO
Salary: $92000 - $100000
Categories: Research

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  • Do you have an interest and commitment to solving real-world problems in the marine/environmental space?
  • Add value and work on a range of natural resource management issues
  • Join CSIRO Data61, the largest data innovation group in Australia

The Position
Our world is changing fast and data is the basic currency of this new world. CSIRO Data61 is Australia’s leading digital research network and focus on a data-driven future.
CSIRO Data61 are seeking a talented quantitative researcher to join our team of environmental statisticians in Brisbane. In this role you will be working on a range of problems in natural resource management, particularly in marine and coastal applications.
The CSIRO through Data61 is seeking to deepen its abilities to undertake statistical and quantitative research to underpin sustainable marine conservation and development. Areas of research include design and analysis of marine monitoring programs, including spatio-temporal modelling, in both marine conservation areas and locations that may be affected by mining.
Your success in this role will be underpinned by your record of science innovation and creativity, plus your ability and willingness to incorporate novel ideas and approaches into scientific investigations.
To be considered you will hold a doctorate (or masters with equivalent skills and experience) in a relevant discipline area, such as statistics, applied mathematics, or in a relevant application domain (e.g. environmental science, marine ecology) with a demonstrably strong quantitative component.
You will also have a demonstrated ability to manipulate, analyse and make inference from data and strong programming skills (e.g. R, Python or equivalent) to undertake customized statistical data analyses.

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