Sedimentary Geologist - GNS Science

Wellington, New Zealand

We are New Zealand's leading provider of Earth, geoscience and isotope research and consultancy services. We are seeking a Sedimentary Geologist to join the Department of Petroleum Geoscience. We are looking for a Geologist who can apply his/her experience to the study of facies architecture, sedimentary depositional systems, and reservoir quality.

You will be part of a team of about 30 Geologists, Geophysicists and Geochemists undertaking fundamental and applied research into better understanding the evolution and petroleum prospectivity of New Zealand sedimentary basins. Your work will contribute to Government-funded research programmes and a commercial consultancy business.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD degree, preferably in sedimentology
  • Post-doc or Petroleum industry experience in petrography, stratigraphy and seismic interpretation
  • Good understanding (with experience) in sequence stratigraphy and/or basin modelling
  • Demonstrated ability to write scientific documents and provide critical thinking to complex geologically oriented issues

For further information and to apply, please go to

Closing date: Friday, 3rd February 2017.

posted: 15 December 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.