- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
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CSIRO acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, sea and waters, of the area that we live and work on across Australia. We acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. View our vision towards reconciliation.
At CSIRO, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We are Australia's national science agency and innovation catalyst, collaborating to boost Australia's innovation performance. We have partnered with the Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, and the Australian Bureau of Statistics in creating the newly established Australian Climate Service (ACS) to address recommendations into National Natural Hazard Arrangements. The ACS will be the Commonwealth’s trusted provider of data, information and knowledge to support improved preparation for, response to and recovery from natural disasters, reducing risk and building resilience, in Australia. It brings together Australia’s leading climate and natural disaster information and expertise in a customer-led and mission-focussed national capability.
A number of newly created roles are available to support the delivery of the ACS complex portfolio of projects, and will be part of the CSIRO Land & Water (L&W) unit. Through an integrated systems research approach, CSIRO L&W provides the information and technologies required by government, industry and the Australian & international communities to protect, restore, and manage natural and built environments.
The Senior Quantitative Systems Economist will work collaboratively with biophysical, data and social scientists and a range of stakeholders in research, government and business, to develop conceptual frameworks & analytical methods to investigate and assess the wider economic impact that will arise as a result of resilience investment decisions, and build an understanding of how economic activity can be affected, transmit or mediate climate shocks across a range of areas and industry sectors.
Applications are invited across two job classification levels and the successful candidate will be appointed at the level commensurate with their skills and experience.
For full details about this role please review the Position Description.
To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or either hold, or be able to obtain, a valid Australian working visa.
The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent and may be subject to other security/medical/character check requirements.
We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work.
We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish.
At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact.
Join us and start creating tomorrow today!
Please apply on-line by clicking "Apply Now" and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.
This role will remain open until filled. However, we encourage you to apply early as we will begin assessing applications from 31/01/2022.