Taupo, New Zealand
GNS Science, Te Pu Ao occupies a unique place in New Zealand's science landscape. For more than 150 years we've been producing world-leading Western knowledge-based Earth science research. Now, our practice is evolving to explore and include matauranga Maori in our research. This - coupled with people who are passionate and committed to science that has real impact - means we are actively working to bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life. GNS offers a supportive, flexible work environment and professional career development.
We are seeking a proactive Intermediate to Senior Hydro-geophysicist to be a part of the recent growth of groundwater sector funding in New Zealand. The hydro-geophysicist will undertake commercial and research projects focusing on aquifer characterisation and provide specialist geophysical input to a world-leading interdisciplinary hydrogeological and groundwater modelling team. Opportunities will include, but are not limited to, projects utilising airborne electromagnetic data for groundwater mapping and modelling, and satellite remote sensing data to characterise freshwater fluxes to groundwater. We have a strong focus on working collaboratively with end-users to achieve fit-for-purpose outcomes, and a large portion of the work is likely to be commercial (applied research). The hydro-geophysicist will engage with end-users to enable rapid uptake of project results by freshwater managers and community groups. We are seeking someone with innovation, integrity, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
This position is for permanent, full time (38 hours per week) employment and will ideally be based at our site in Taup? with an option to be based at our site in Wellington.
The salary range for this position is between $81,700 to $146,600 depending on the successful candidate's experience.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
People come from all over the world to work for GNS Science. We foster a positive, collaborative culture, we invest in our people, and we provide a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace, on-site parking and a stable workforce.
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Applications close: 16 November 2022