Biosequestration Research Internship

We are looking for a skilled researcher to examine the threats and opportunities posed by the development of biosequestration initiatives for the environment, traditional owners and the local non-Indigenous communities in the Murray-Darling Basin. Applications due 1st February 2010.

The Barmah-Millewa Collective wishes to develop its understanding of the likely impact of emerging carbon markets on the Murray-Darling through research into biosequestration.

We are looking for a skilled researcher to prepare a 10,000-12,000 word Position Paper for publication that examines the threats and opportunities posed by the development of biosequestration initiatives for the environment, traditional owners and the local non-Indigenous communities in the Basin.

After considering the findings of this research we will consider developing a program of works to ensure the protection of ecosystems and Indigenous rights to speak for country in relation to any emerging biosequestration proposals.

This is a voluntary internship position which would suit a post‐graduate student or skilled researcher looking for work experience or seeking to donate time and expertise to a non‐profit environmental initiative. It may also suit a highly motivated and skilled undergraduate student.

Applications due: February 1st 2010
Approximate Start Date: 1st March 2010
Completion Date: The project needs to be completed by the end of June 2010
Expected Duration:
Four months (sixteen weeks)

For further information and to apply, please click here to download the position description.