Lecturer - Geochemistry

We offer a continuing, full-time opportunity for a Lecturer, Geochemistry ($92,575 - $109,233) at the Townsville campus to strengthen the Discipline of Geoscience by developing new strategic research and teaching subjects.

What you will achieve

You will be teaching Earth Science 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).

Contributing to the establishment and ongoing development of teaching and research collaborations will be an important aspect of this role particularly with international partner institutions in Asia and other regions.

What you can bring

You will have a PhD qualification and demonstrated experience in geology coupled with specialist knowledge in areas such as radiogenic isotope geochemistry, geochronology, or applied geochemistry and economic geology or climate science.

A track record of collaboration with minerals, energy, and/or environmental industries and ability to teach into subjects in climate change and environmental science will be highly regarded, however is not essential.


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: 16740

How to Apply

Please visit the Careers at JCU website to apply by clicking the link below:

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