Lower Hutt, New Zealand

GNS Science is New Zealand's primary Institute for research on understanding earthquake hazards and reducing earthquake risks and is recognised internationally in these areas. We are seeking a Paleoseismologist ideally specialising in subduction earthquakes for a permanent, full-time position based at our Avalon, Lower Hutt office. Some of the activities in this role may include, pure and applied research into paleoseismology, subduction earthquakes, paleotsunami, seismic and tsunami hazard.

We are seeking a person with a PhD in geology focused on paleoseismology with at least 2 years' experience preferably in subduction earthquake research or related disciplines including fieldwork. You will also need to have experience with GIS and Quaternary age dating techniques

About GNS Science

GNS Science, Te Pῡ Ao, undertakes world-leading Earth science research. Our people are passionate, committed, and focused on bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life. GNS offers a supportive, flexible work environment and professional career development.

New Zealand's borders are currently closed to all but New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. International candidates will still be considered however, preference will be given to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents until such time as New Zealand's borders reopen.

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Applications close: 13 October 2020

posted: 15 September 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.