Institute of Earth Science and Engineering
The University of Auckland has established an Institute of Earth Science and Engineering (IESE) www.iese.co.nz , as a cross-faculty (Engineering and Science) Institute managed by Auckland UniServices Limited. The Institute provides expertise in earth science research and the application of this research to projects with industry, community, government, and other universities. The backbone of IESE is its engagement in pure, applied, and relevant research and professional training focused on the accessible earth.
IESE is seeking to employ a Seismology Technician. In this role you will assist the Geophysical Services Manager and Project Leaders to deliver on commercial and research seismology projects. This will primarily be through fieldwork and includes operation and maintenance of seismic field equipment, installations of equipment, monitoring, data collection, processing, analysis and report writing pertaining to existing and new seismic projects. Candidates must be able to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time.
You will have a BSc in seismology, engineering or related earth science field. An MSc in seismology or related earth science field or post graduate qualification(s) in various seismological disciplines would be desirable. You will enjoy a positive, stimulating and at times, very busy environment. You will interact with a wide range of staff and visiting academics and students. You will be exposed to discussions about current research, commercial projects and the latest scientific developments. In return, we offer a positive and friendly team environment and opportunities for growth and continued learning. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and successful company, work with some of the world's top researchers and be part of a culture leading the way in innovation and international research!
This is a one year fixed term contract. Please apply via the website www.careers.uniservices.co.nz and follow the steps to upload your CV and Covering letter (a copy of the job description is available on the on line ad). Applications close Friday 22nd June 2012. A link to the job description is attached. For further information, please contact Marcos Alvarez, Senior Earth Science Engineer and Programme Manager, by email email@example.com or mobile +64 21 229 0467.