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.