Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at the Australian Institute of Marine Science – Evolution of Coral Reef Organisms

Early career researchers are encouraged to apply for postdoctoral projects
in the following areas:

• Genomic basis of environmental stress tolerance and resilience
in corals
• Drivers of recovery of coral populations and reefs after
• Role of evolutionary rescue on coral reefs under current and
future environmental scenarios
• Effects of sediments on larval ecology of corals and sponges

The Australian Institute of Marine Science is Australia’s tropical
marine research agency. Since our establishment in 1972, our research
into some of Australia’s iconic marine ecosystems has guided their
management and that of similar systems around the world. We do marine
science that matters, providing world-class, large-scale and long-term
research for governments, industry and the wider community to make
informed decisions about the Great Barrier Reef, North-West Shelf and
Arafura and Timor Seas. With our own research vessels, the National Sea
Simulator and cutting edge laboratories at our locations in Townsville,
Darwin and Perth, our researchers have the best tools and equipment to
provide tomorrow’s solutions today.

AIMS postdoctoral fellows receive extensive support, funding and

Our staff enjoy competitive employment conditions. You will join a dynamic
intellectual environment where innovation, communication and collaboration
are in focus. Full access to AIMS’ world- class facilities, coral reefs
on our door-step and strong national and international collaborative
relationships provide a unique opportunity to conduct pure and applied
research that matters.

Interested in joining us?

Find out more at

Dr Line K Bay
Senior Research Scientist and Team Leader
Reef Recovery, Adaptation and Restoration
Australian Institute of Marine Science
PMB No. 3, Townsville MC
Queensland 4810, Australia

Phone: +61 07 47534179
Mobile: +61 0429185497
Web address:

Line Bay <>