Monday, November 16, 2009

Senior Reproductive Biologist - Taronga Conservation Society - Australia

Senior Reproductive Biologist - Taronga Conservation Society - Australia

The TCSA reproductive program was established in 1994 to perform reproductive research and provide a management resource to both Taronga and Taronga Western Plains Zoo, as well as other conservation and animal management organisations.

The successful applicant will possess:

• Degree in Reproductive Sciences, post-graduate training and/or significant experience in comparative (zoo and wildlife) reproductive biology investigation.
• Experience with grant writing and fundraising on individual, corporate, foundation and governmental levels
• Ability to work productively in a team, develop collaborations with a broad range of government agencies and experience in student and staff supervision
• Capable of initiating and managing research projects to be published in peer reviewed journals
• Understanding of broad activities of the zoo industry.
• Demonstrated experience with teaching, lecturing and public speaking.
• Interest and experience in applying reproductive science to conservation of species in the field.
• Understanding and commitment to environmental and occupational health and safety principles.

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 or emailed to (Human Resources Recruitment Officer) by Thursday 26 November 2008, quoting reference no. 2009/57.

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