CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowships - Deep Earth Imaging
Launch your Postdoctoral career, extend your professional network and greatly enhance your future in science and technology, while solving some of Australia's most important strategic resource issues. CSIRO's Deep Earth Imaging is one of six new Future Scien ce Platforms and it offers opportunity for emerging scientists in a range of interrelated disciplines to pursue collaborative and independent research as part of a multi-disciplinary, international geoscience research team.
We seek 18 early career specialists from a range of geo-science related fields, including geophysics, geochemistry, geology, data analytics, visualisation, machine learning, applied mathematics and applied physics. As a member of the Platform team you will work with CSIRO scientists and engineers to develop new earth imaging methods with a specific emphasis on accurate subsurface imaging, natural resource prediction and targeting and uncertainty quantification. Together we will build the next generation of earth imaging tools using high performance computing infrastructure and cloud technologies to guide future exploration, discovery and management of Australia's mineral, energy and water resources.
Successful candidates will:
Location: Australia [Kensington WA (up to 16 positions) and Adelaide SA (up to 2 positions)]
To be successful you will have:
Please note: To be eligible for these Postdoctoral Fellowships candidates must have three years postdoctoral experience, or less.
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the Position Detail link below.
To apply please upload one document containing both your cover letter and CV. In your cover letter please ensure that you have provided information relevant to the selection criteria. Applications close, December 4th 2016.
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About the Future Science Platforms and the Deep Earth Imaging Future Science Platform
Future Science Platforms (FSPs) are a major new CSIRO initiative and are multi-year investments in frontier science that will help reinvent and create new industries for Australia. In the future Australia's minerals, energy and water resources will come from far greater depths in the earth and from deep offshore sources. Our ability to find and exploit these resources is limited by the deep and complex cover of sediments and weather material that covers 80% of Australia's exposed land mass. Deep Earth Imaging science will help us precisely image subsurface rock properties to unlock the potential of this vast and relatively under-explored area.