Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geology

  • Be instrumental in establishing a world-class research portfolio
  • Work alongside world leading scientists
  • Great opportunity to have a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.

We offer an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geology ($65,955 - $88,131) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A full time, fixed term appointment to September 2021, this position is based at our state of the art facilities at the Townsville campus.

What can you accomplish in the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Magma Fertility Project team in the University's Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU). Working in collaboration with the Geological Survey of Queensland, you will contribute to developing an understanding of the tectono-magmatic history of the Mary Kathleen Domain, and links to metallogenesis as well as exploring the applicability of magma fertility concepts as an exploration tool.

What will you bring to the Role
As someone with a PhD or equivalent in Geology or Geochemistry, you will have the ambition to establish a world-class research portfolio in economic geology, geochemistry and tectonics. With your proven track record of publishing research in high quality journals together with your ability to efficiently organise and conduct research projects you will be instrumental in contributing to the growth of EGRU.

Why JCU
Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • attractive options for salary packaging

How to Apply
Visit the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 16890

posted: 18 September 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.