Sunday, July 20, 2008

Assistant Behavioural Biologist - Taronga Zoo

Assistant Behavioural Biologist - Taronga Zoo
Scientific Research and Wildlife Conservation

This is an exceptional career opportunity for a committed and motivated individual to join our Scientific Research and Wildlife Conservation division. This role, based at Taronga Zoo, assists the Behavioural Biologist with a particular emphasis on behavioural research and management of the animal collection of the Taronga Conservation Society Australia.

The successful applicant will possess:
• Tertiary qualifications in animal behaviour or related discipline.
• Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation and analysis of animal behaviour research.
• Demonstrated capacity to publish scientific publications
• Proven knowledge of environmental enrichment techniques and their implementation for a wide variety of species.
• Experience in volunteer or personnel management.
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Experience with statistical analysis software for behavioural research.
• Experience in behavioural research including behavioural or environmental enrichment in a zoological environment.

To obtain further information including a position description, selection criteria and an application form visit or contact Rebecca Spindler on (02) 9978 4608, or email

Applications should be sent to HR Officer, Taronga Conservation Society Australia, PO Box 20, Mosman 2088 by Thursday 31 July 2008, quoting reference no. 2008/50.

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