Midland Valley is actively seeking an experienced structural geologist with an international reputation to help lead and direct our Research and Development in applied structural geology. The successful candidate will be expected to generate substantial funding for new R&D programmes at Midland Valley. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dedicated team of structural geologists and software engineers to solve real-world problems across all industry sectors where structural geology is applied. You will be expected to provide sound technical expertise to all aspects of our business, and you will help to steer the future development programme for our market leading software Move.
Midland Valley: Head of Research and Development in Applied Structural Geology
There is significant potential to develop and grow in this technical role and you will also have the opportunity to broaden your experience in applied structural geology research as well as business development.
Applicants must have:
Previous industry experience is desirable but not essential to be considered for this role. A competitive salary package commensurate with experience will be offered to the successful candidate.
- A Ph.D. in structural geology;
- A strong academic or industry research record and recent publications in international earth science journals;
- Worked in a range of structural styles and scales in a variety of tectonic settings;
- Familiarity with geometric and geomechanical restoration techniques and software tools;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with fellow geoscientists and software engineers;
- A track record of securing external funding for large R&D programmes;
- A desire to help grow others as well as themselves.
The Midland Valley office is located in Glasgow city centre in the west of Scotland close to the Loch Lomond National Park and many other areas of outstanding natural beauty.
For more information on this position please email Roddy Muir (Managing Director) and John Grocott (Geoteam Leader) via email@example.com.