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July 5, 2013


Tasmania—Rock Lobster Job


King Island Marine Research, Pty., Ltd., a lobster hatchery involved in aquaculture and breeding research of the southern rock lobster (probably Jasus edwardsii), has a scientific position open for a full-time project manager.  The applicant must have experience with the life cycle of the southern rock lobster.


Salary: $63,444 a year.


Responsibilities will include:


• Managing laboratory-based experiments and research on lobster development, from eggs to juveniles

• Overseeing and managing technical programs and a lobster breeding facility

• Managing all aspects of the lobster aquaculture process including: nutrition, feeding, disease control
and system design

• Breeding the southern rock lobster


The successful candidate must have the following skills and experience:


• A postgraduate degree in marine biology

• Ten years of aquaculture experience with the southern rock lobster

• Hatchery management experience

• Project management skills


Applications: Email your CV and cover letter to:


Information: Sam McGuid, King Island Marine Research, Pty., Ltd., 12 Lily Street, Burwood Heights, New South Wales 2136, Australia (phone 02-9745-4344, fax 02-9715-2861, email


Source: Seek.  Scientific Project Manager (Lobster Aquaculture).  June 28, 2013.


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