UCD Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1



College: UCD College of Science
School: UCD School of Earth Sciences
Contract Type: Temporary
Closing Date: 12th February 2018
Ref: 010025

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 in the UCD School of Earth Sciences. This is a temporary post.

The project will provide a better understanding of the controls on upslope sandstone pinchouts in deepwater turbidite systems in order to establish more reliable risking of pinchout traps in petroleum exploration. The work will include an assessment of the current understanding of sand connections and pinchout potential between shallow marine and deepwater depositional systems. Opportunities exist for a range of other work components during this project, including analysis of modern sea-floor systems, ancient outcropping systems, subsurface datasets and seismic modelling, as determined by the expertise and interests of the researcher. The successful candidate will join a large applied geoscience research group (Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences - iCRAG) in the UCD School of Earth Sciences at University College Dublin.

Salary: 36,489 - 38,750 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

UCD is an equal opportunities employer.

iCRAG is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and co funded under the European Regional Development Fund together with industry partners.

posted: 23 January 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.