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RESEARCH FELLOW IN PRECAMBRIAN SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY

Job no: 0048311

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department/School: School of Earth Sciences

Salary: $72,083 - $97,812 (Level A)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

About the role

A highly motivated early career researcher is sought to join the School of Earth Sciences in the Basin Studies research area, Sedimentology Group, reporting to Dr. Ashleigh Hood. The position will contribute to the group’s paleo-environmental research on Precambrian sediments of Australia, including Neoproterozoic glacial sediments. You are expected to undertake individual research and contribute to the Sedimentology Group’s research in Precambrian sedimentary geology.

More information on the group can be found at https://ashleighhood.com/ and https://earthsci.unimelb.edu.au/research/research-themes/basin-studies.

About you

  • Completion (or near completion) of a PhD in Geology or a related discipline
  • You will complete fieldwork in Australia on Precambrian geology, therefore, experience with field geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy is essential.
  • Experience with petrography and sedimentary geochemistry would be advantageous
  • A demonstrated aptitude for research, with a sound publication record in relevant areas, commensurate with experience and opportunities.

PLEASE NOTE the application close date has been changed.

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