Science Collaboration and Partnerships Officer

Nov 15, 2017
Dec 05, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Part Time

The primary role of the selected candidate will be working across the Joint Remote Sensing Research Program (, specifically Earth Observation Australia ( and the Geoscience Australia “Earth Observation for Government Network” to develop and implement scientific coordination and collaboration across all sectors of  Australia’s Earth Observation Community.

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant, multidisciplinary School with extensive teaching and research programs covering the fields of Geology, Geography, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety Sciences and Planning.


The role

The successful appointee will be engaged to maintain effective communication and awareness of Joint Remote Sensing Research Program and its personnel and algorithms. You will also coordinate the development and delivery of the Earth Observation for Government network in collaboration with Geosciences Australia.


The person

Applicants should possess demonstrated high level interpersonal communication skills, to effectively communicate and build constructive relationships with staff, students, visitors including those from diverse cultural backgrounds and at all levels of seniority. Applicants must also have high-level organisational skills including the ability to operate independently within established frameworks and guidelines while prioritising competing work demands and meeting deadlines.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.



This is a part-time fixed term appointment (0.5 FTE) at HEW level 7 until 30 June 2019. The remuneration package will be in the range $40,941.82 - $44,779.57 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $49,071.92 - $52,392.10 p.a.).



To discuss this role please contact Professor Stuart Phinn

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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