Technical Officer (Geochemistry)

James Cook University is creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics and beyond, through education and research that makes a difference locally, and globally.

We now have an opportunity within the Economic Geology Research Centre for a Technical Officer who will provide project and research support within the Isotropics Geochemistry Laboratory.

  • Full-time; two years fixed term
  • HEWL 6 $83,115 - $90,022 per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions, leave loading and other generous employee benefits
  • Based at the Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas, in picturesque tropical North Queensland.

WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH IN THE ROLE

Contribute to the achievement of project and research outcomes within the Isotropics Geochemistry Laboratory, which includes undertaking analytical work on rock and water samples. Become proficient in a wide array of analytical techniques in the areas of trace element and isotope geochemistry.

Deliver high-quality customer service, ensuring all interactions are professional, customer-focused and achieve measurable outcomes.

WHAT YOU CAN BRING TO THE ROLE

You'll have relevant degree qualifications or extensive research experience including a demonstrated knowledge of geochemistry, with an understanding of geology or ore deposit formation and the operation of mass spectrometers an advantage.

Working under broad supervision, you will have the ability to prioritise and meet competing deadlines, exercising judgement and initiative.

WHY JCU?

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth - working under the values of Authenticity, Excellence, Integrity, and Respect. We support our people through the provision of;

  • A generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions with UniSuper
  • 5 weeks of annual recreation leave and Annual leave loading
  • 15 days paid sick/carers leave per year
  • Attractive options for salary packaging
  • Fitness Passport
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (coaching and counselling)
  • Access to online media subscriptions
  • Corporate discount on health insurance premiums
  • Well-equipped facilities including an on-campus childcare centre and primary school, cafes, hairdresser, post office, medical centre and gym (Townsville campus).
  • Balance of work and life so you can enjoy a lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests.

WHAT MATTERS TO US AT JCU?

  • Our People - Our staff, students, and the communities we serve
  • Our Education - Knowledge has the power to change lives
  • Our Place - the Tropics and beyond
  • Our Research - a catalyst for innovation and knowledge generation

HOW TO APPLY

Ready to embark on this exciting journey? Visit the Careers at JCU website and submit your application online.

https://www.jcu.edu.au/careers-at-jcu

Vacancy Reference Number 18755
Applications close 30 January 2024 11.59pm

James Cook University encourages people from all backgrounds who meet the role requirements to apply. We value and celebrate the diversity of our community and are committed to ensuring our learning and working environment is safe and welcoming.


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