Careers at the ACE CRC

Our people are everything, and in order to produce the best possible science we need to attract, develop and retain the very best people.


No current vacancies.

Dr Jessica Melbourne-Thomas

Dr Jessica Melbourne-Thomas


The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC is Australia’s primary vehicle for understanding the role of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean in the climate system.

Our purpose is to provide governments and industry with information on climate change that is both accurate and actionable.  We work at the forefront of some of the most critical environmental, legal and economic issues facing the planet, and our scientists are recognised as international experts in their fields.

These are ambitious scientific goals, and to achieve them we must draw on the collective skill of scientific experts across many fields including atmospheric, ocean, cryosphere, geological, biological and chemical sciences.

We always welcome expressions of interest, even when there are no current vacancies. Email your resume and a covering letter to and we will contact you should a suitable position arise.

We have around 70 staff working at the ACE CRC both in science and support roles.


Our partners at the Australian Antarctic Division offer a wide range of jobs in Antarctica and at Macquarie Island each season.  Successful applicants join a team of professionals that helps ensure our Antarctic Stations are safe and efficient and enables important scientific research to be conducted in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean..

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logo-utas-bwAre you a graduate interested in PhD opportunities with the ACE CRC? We offer a range of exciting research opportunities in partnership with the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.

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