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    Position Title: Defence Scientist in Injury Mechanisms Job Reference
    Number: DSTO/31829 Position APS Level: APS Level 6 (S&T Level 4) or
    Executive Level 1 (S&T Level 5) Position Location: Melbourne, Australia
    Salary: $68,010-$77,690 or $85,956-$96,958 (plus superannuation)
    [Australian Dollars]
    Positions: One
    Employment Status: Ongoing
    Security Level: Secret
    Group: Defence Science and Technology Organisation
    Division: Human Protection and Performance Division
    Branch: Human Performance and Physical Protection Branch Closing Date:
    5pm Thursday, 18 March 2010

    The position is within the Human Protection and Performance Division
    (HPPD)and undertakes research and development in support of the
    individual combatant in the areas of Health and Human Performance and
    Physical Protection. The successful candidate will work in the domain of
    traumatic injury resulting from a number of threats including
    penetrating fragments, blunt trauma, blast overpressure and vehicle
    crash trauma. They will be expected to assess the level of injury at the
    physiological system, organ, tissue and cell level, leading to a
    synopsis on survivability.

    The successful candidate will work with a range of scientists to
    consider the biomechanical, ergonomic aspects as well as the injury
    mechanisms associated with fragment, blunt and overpressure trauma,
    blast ballistic and potential prevention interventions in the physical
    protection and vehicle crash trauma domains. They will also work with
    material scientists to explore preventive mechanisms. They will be
    expected to provide substantial input to the examination of the
    strengths and weaknesses of injury models and human surrogate test
    devices. The position will explore collaborations with established
    research centres in the gathering and application of data to support
    model verification.

    Further enquiries about the position can be made to the contact officer:
    Mark Patterson +613 9626 8472;

    And by visiting:

    Citizenship - To be eligible for employment with Defence, applicants
    must be an Australian citizen.

    Security Clearance - The preferred applicant will be required to
    successfully undergo the security clearance vetting process. The
    preferred applicant MUST be willing to disclose all relevant and
    required information. The preferred applicant MUST have lived in
    Australia, or have a checkable background, for at least the preceding
    ten years for SECRET clearances.

    Dr Mark Jaffrey
    Human Protection and Performance Division Defence Science & Technology
    Organisation Department of Defence
    506 Lorimer Street
    Fishermans Bend VIC 3207
    Ph +613 9626 8474
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