School of Earth Sciences

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Climate Geoscience

  • Tenurable position
  • Applications close Monday 26 March 2018

We invite applications for a Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Associate Professor (Level D) in

Climate Geoscience in the School of Earth Sciences within the Faculty of Science.

Western Australia is located on the eastern margin of the Indian Ocean with an impressive coastline ranging in latitude from a cool 35° to subtropical ~14°S. The School of Earth Sciences currently undertakes broad-ranging research in earth and marine sciences with well established external industry/government agency engagement across all our applied areas in minerals, energy and groundwater, and fundamental and applied research in geochemistry and geochronology, coral reefs and coastal zones, and early Earth. We attract high quality PhD students from around the world and currently offer a variety of coursework masters degrees and undergraduate majors in Geology and Marine Science . Coastal Systems. The School is located in the Faculty of Science that contributes strongly to UWA's ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide and is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities in Australia. Earth and Marine Sciences at UWA ranks in the world's top 50 universities.

The Opportunity

The appointee will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic research environment in the School of Earth Sciences and collaboratively with a range of researchers in marine science at UWA. The position provides the opportunity to develop coastal geoscience teaching and research, and to build interdisciplinary relationships within the School, Faculty and University. The appointee will contribute to curriculum development in undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Expertise in coastal systems and climate-related geoscience will enable the appointee to contribute to the School’s research capability and activity, teaching programs and research supervision.

About You

The appointee must hold a PhD in geoscience relevant to climate and coastal geoscience with research experience, research output (e.g. publications in peer-reviewed journals), teaching skills and student research supervision experience commensurate with years since graduating. The appointee must also be able to engage and develop strong relationships with academic, government and industry collaborators.

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details

Full details of the responsibilities and selection criteria are provided in the position description available at: Applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

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