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March 14, 2015


Job—ARC Research Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding




The Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding has a position open for a research worker.  The successful applicant will maintain a range of research and farm-related activities that are undertaken at commercial prawn hatcheries and farms.  The job will be based at the Seafarms hatchery in Innisfail, Queensland, but will require travel to other Queensland locations (Cardwell, Townsville, Brisbane and Bribie Island).




• Participate in the construction and maintenance of research facilities and growout systems


• Participate in production, rearing and monitoring of broodstock


• Shipment of live animals


• Tissue sampling


• Collection, storage, checking and preliminary analysis of data


• Knowledge of data collection techniques relevant to genetic experiments would be advantageous


Duration of Employment: April 7, 2015, to October 6, 2015 (with the possibility of an extension, dependent on funding and performance)


Application Deadline: March 20, 2015


Application: Your expression-of-interest letter should mention your experience in relation to the duties listed above, your CV and information on your right to work in Australia.  Email your letter to:


Information: Professor Dean Jerry, Hub Director, James Cook University, ARC Research Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding, Sir George Fisher Building 32, Townsville, Queensland 4811 (phone +61-07-4781-5586, email, webpage


Source: ARC Research Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding.  James Cook University.  Website Visit on March 13, 2015.

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