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Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow


Job no: 508525
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / Australia
Categories: Academic
Classification: Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A)/Research Fellow (Level B)
Salary package: Academic Level A ($66,318 - 84,122) Academic Level B (91,541 - $104,254) + 17% Superannuation

Position overview

The Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University invites applications for a 4 year appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A) or Research Fellow (Level B) to contribute to research on biomineralization and calcification in marine environments. The Postdoctoral/Research Fellow will undertake independent research on fundamental aspects of biomineralization by marine calcifiers (e.g. foraminifers, corals) leading to improved understanding of geochemical proxy incorporation into carbonate shells and skeletons and/or to developing methods and assessing changes in calcification and calcium carbonate fluxes in marine environments.

A PhD in geochemistry, marine chemistry, marine biogeochemistry, palaeoceanography or biomineralization is required as well as demonstrated experience in the analysis/interpretation of biominerals and/or biomineral chemistry.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/staff-equity

Enquiries

For any enquiries, please contact Professor Stephen Eggins, Director - Research School of Earth Sciences via email at rses.director@anu.edu.au

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Applications close: 24 May 2016 11:55:00 PM Aus. Eastern Standard Time


posted: 27 April 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.