Research Fellow - Pulse of the Earth



Research Fellow - Pulse of the Earth Job No.: 597304 Location: Clayton campus Employment Type: Full-time Duration: Up to 2 years fixed-term appointment Remuneration: $68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A / $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 9.5% employer superannuation) Be inspired, every day Great Location and an excellent research opportunity Bring your passion to contribute in the long term development of the Earth system There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University.

It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here.

You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers. Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness .

We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM . The Opportunity The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment (SEAE) at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, is looking for up to two, fixed-term Research Fellows in the broad field of Solid Earth Sciences. The postdoc position (up to 2 years duration) will be part of a dynamic research group led by Professor Peter Cawood that aims to establish the origin and evolution of continents, from crust to lithospheric roots, and their role in the long term development of the Earth system.

Specific research topics could include one of the following: composition and formation of early continental crust; geochemical tracers of lithospheric and complementary mantle evolution; geodynamic modelling of crust formation; analysis of chemical, sedimentary and tectonic processes that bias the rock record; constraining when plate tectonics commenced on Earth, numerical modelling of convergent margins, orogenic belts and supercontinent cycles; impact of crustal evolution on the Earth system. We are looking for highly motivated, ambitious and skilled researchers that have demonstrated their excellence through high-ranking publications following their PhD studies or possibly postdoctoral research. The applicant should be capable of conducting independent research and also possess demonstrable skills in one of the following areas: isotope and trace element geochemistry, geodynamics and numerical modelling, and/or igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary geology.

We are advertising this role across Level A and B, depending on your qualification, skill-set and experience level, you will be considered for the appropriate position. The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment has a suite of world-class research facilities in geochemistry, geobiology and geodynamics. It houses a suite of laboratories and equipment including: a ThermoFisher Neptu.

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16 Sep 2019


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