3 year postdoctoral fellow in sedimentology and stratigraphy at the University of Adelaide

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There is a Level A fixed-term full-time postdoctoral fellow position available at the University of Adelaide in the Australian School of Petroleum, available immediately until 2020. Closing date for applications is Monday 8th May.

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Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

Essential minimum criteria

An undergraduate or Masters degree in geology and a higher degree or near completion in petroleum geoscience (PhD or equivalent) Expertise in the following areas:

Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of siliciclastic strata
Dating of strata by using CA-TIMS analyses of zircons
Palynological analysis of Mesozoic strata
Subsurface correlation

Ability to work constructively within a research group (including graduate students, post-docs, senior academic staff and professional staff) and under the direction of a supervisor
Good written (e.g. technical reports and scientific journal publications) and oral communication skills (e.g. seminars and conference presentations)
Evidence of ability to undertake, complete and write-up scientific research (e.g. scientific journal publications)
Ability to undertake fieldwork and participate in oceanic research cruises

Desirable characteristics

A knowledge of the Mesozoic stratigraphy and paleogeography of south and east Australia
An understanding of conventional and unconventional petroleum resources

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Professor Peter McCabe, Head of School, telephone: +61 (0)8 8313 8036 or email: peter.mccabe@adelaide.edu.au