Lecturer in Tectonics


The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is seeking to make an academic appointment in Earth Sciences.

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant, multidisciplinary School with extensive teaching and research covering the fields of Geology, Geography, Environmental Science and Management, Occupational Health and Safety Sciences and Planning.

The role

The successful appointee will be engaged as a Lecturer in Tectonics, contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision and further development of the School's Earth Sciences areas, as well as performing research and producing research outputs of high quality. The position is part of a larger initiative to significantly strengthen research and training in Earth Sciences, especially in fields related to tectonics. While the position has been defined as being in this broad area it may include but is not limited to a combination of experience in disciplines such as geodynamics, tectonics including understanding of active and ancient plate margins, marine geology, stratigraphy, tectonic reconstruction, and computer modelling.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the field of tectonics or a closely related discipline. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research and teaching career and address globally significant issues in areas related to geodynamics, tectonics including understanding of active and ancient plate margins, marine geology, stratigraphy, tectonic reconstruction or computer modelling.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au

Applications are also encouraged from women. This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Remuneration

This is a full time, continuing appointment at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range of $92,142- $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package in the range $107,807- $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description: Lecturer in Tectonics.pdf

Enquiries

To discuss this role please contact Professor Jonathan Aitchison, sees.hos@uq.edu.au or +61 7 3346 7010.

To submit an application for this role, applicants must apply through UQ Jobs, no other applications will be considered. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses and apply here: http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/501123/lecturer-in-tectonics

Applications close 30 September 2017, 11:55 E. Australia Standard Time.

For information on completing the application process click here.

posted: 01 September 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.