Lecturer - Economic Geology

We offer a continuing, full-time opportunity for a Lecturer, Economic Geology ($92,575 - $109,233) at the Townsville campus to strengthen the Discipline of Geoscience by contributing to teaching & attracting research funding.

What you will achieve

You will enjoy the rewarding experience of teaching Geoscience subjects into the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Geology and other undergraduate degree programs within the College of Science and Engineering at James Cook University (JCU).

By searching for facts and figuring out problems during your research efforts in economic geology and allied fields, you will achieve a sense of accomplishment and develop collaborative partnerships with research funding sources.

What you can bring

In addition to your track record of research publications and PhD qualifications, you will have demonstrated experience in the areas relative to economic geology inclusive of field, structural, mineralogical, petrological and geochemical studies as well as the application of applied geophysical datasets.

You will have the ambition to support and market the growth of the Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU) by providing effective leadership, attracting research funding and engaging with industry and entrepreneurial opportunities.


Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only high quality, but also delivers practical bene?ts to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • professional and career development
  • generous annual recreation leave with attractive options for salary packaging
  • relocation assistance may be negotiated

Applications close 30 May 2019.

Vacancy reference number: 16739

How to Apply

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posted: 30 April 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.