M.Sc. in sedimentary geology and detrital-zircon geochronology

Project title

M. Sc. in sedimentary geology and detrital-zircon geochronology - field project in the Northwest Territories, Canada.


A fully funded thematic research project at the M. Sc. level is offered by the Harquail School of Earth Sciences at Laurentian University. The study area for the project is located at Nonacho Lake, Northwest Territories, roughly 250 km to the east-southeast of Yellowknife. Field work will take place in the summers of 2019 and 2020. Thematic research shall be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Alessandro Ielpi (Assistant Professor of Sedimentology) and in collaboration with the Northwest Territories Geological Survey.

Application details

A BSc degree in Earth Sciences is required at time of appointment, and experience with facies analysis and geochemistry is preferred. Applications should include a CV, a one-page statement of interest, a copy of academic transcripts, and contact information for two academic references in a merged PDF file. Review of application will begin on March 1st, 2019, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

About Laurentian University

Located in the vibrant city of Sudbury, Laurentian University overlooks Ramsey Lake and the Laurentian Lake Conservation Area. Situated on the rim of one of the world's oldest, largest, and best-exposed asteroid impact sites, and on rocks of the Canadian Shield comprising among the best Precambrian sedimentary records on Earth, we have a setting for field-based teaching and research that cannot be duplicated elsewhere.

To apply, send your CV to laurentian19011@earthworks-jobs.com

posted: 12 January 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.