The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH) is a major new research and education initiative that brings together leading Australian universities with strategically important Australian and international partners. Their goal is to tell the epic story of Australia's rich and distinctive natural and human history by revolutionising our knowledge of the events and processes that have shaped this nation, and combining that knowledge with cutting-edge modelling techniques to manage and protect our natural and cultural resources into the future. Learn more about the Centre at: http://www.cabah.org There is a position available for a post-doctoral research fellow (two year, fixed-term appointment) for a researcher in Quaternary science who will undertake essential field campaigns and palaeoclimatic/palaeoenvironmental analyses to support the CABAH research program in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Individuals with a background in any of the following are encouraged to apply; Quaternary geomorphology, palaeohydrology, geochronology, palaeoclimatology or palaeoecology. The postdoc vacancy is now live! Link here: https://jobs.uow.edu.au/careersection/ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=170679&tz=GMT%2B10%3A00
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. Advert and further information: http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/496656/university-postdoctoral-fellow-a 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job opening: c. 4 year fixed term position as Lecturer in Coastal Geomorphology within the School of Geography, University of Melbourne. Applications are invited from all relevant sub-disciplines of coastal research with a preference for experience in Geographic Information Science and/or remote sensing. Closing date for applications: 25 Jun 2017 http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/890530/lecturer-in-coastal-geomorphology
PhD opportunity in palaeoenvironmental reconstruction at James Cook University. As part of an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship, Professor Michael Bird is seeking to appoint a PhD student in the general areas of sedimentology, geochemistry and/or palynology. The Laureate project will produce terrestrial records of environmental change before, during and after the arrival of humans in Australian tropical savannas. Applicants with a Masters Degree or a First Class Honours degree and an appropriate background in Earth Sciences, Physical Geography or Archaeology should contact Michael Bird for further information (http://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/michael.bird) Closing date for expressions of interest: June 30th, 2016 Start date: as soon as possible. Three new Level B Lecturer in Geography positions have been advertised by the University of Queensland. One of their forward foci areas is coastal and marine physical processes and geohazards. Applications close 10th June. The advertisement and application details can be found here http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/499057/lecturer-in-geography.