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Position Available: Chief Scientist - CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science

Do you have an outstanding scientific record in astrophysics including setting research direction and influencing large international projects?

Play a key role in shaping the future of radio astronomy in Australia in this senior position.

Join CSIRO - Australia's premier science and technology research organisation - and make a difference

The Position:

As the Chief Scientist reporting directly to the Chief of CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science (CASS), you have the responsibility to further develop the scientific expertise of CASS to build world class astronomy and astrophysics capability.

You will use your international profile to influence and shape the future of radio astronomy in Australia within the context of the existing Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF), and developing Australian and international Square Kilometre Array activities.

In addition, you will carry out world-class research in areas relevant to CASS, will publish in major journals and attend international conferences.

Location: Negotiable - Perth or Sydney, Australia (although Perth preferred)
Salary: AUD152K - AUD191K per annum plus up to 15.4% superannuation (effective 4th July 2013)
Tenure: Indefinite/Ongoing
Ref No.: N13/02403

For the full position description, including full duties list, please click on the 'More Information' link below.

Applications close on the 31st August 2013 (at 11:30 pm AEST).

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Added by Tony Crawshaw on 2013-06-26

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