Earth Observatory of Singapore & Asian School of the Environment
Research Fellow - Petrology & Tephrostratigraphy
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world's best young universities. The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) and the Asian School of the Environment (ASE) invite applications for a Research Fellow in Petrology and Tephrostratigraphy to participate in the reconstruction of the eruptive history of Sumatra (Indonesia) with a particular emphasis on large explosive (caldera-forming) eruptions. This will involve field work for site selection and collection of sediment cores from lakes and/or peatbogs, identification of tephra layers followed by their geochemical and petrological analysis, sample dating by radiocarbon or Ar/Ar methods, and correlations with ignimbrites from calderas in Sumatra.
The successful candidate will work in a vibrant scientific department with a team of international scientists. Candidates with prior experience in tephrostratigraphy and petrology are desired. Commencement date is in January 2018, the position is for 2 years, and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
Interested applicants are invited to submit a full CV, including academic qualifications, research records / work samples and names and contact details of two referees, to firstname.lastname@example.org Address any questions to Dr. Caroline Bouvet de Maisonneuve (email@example.com).
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