Lecturer in Earth Sciences
Job ID: 48649
Job Views: 36317
Location: Armidale, , Australia
Job Category: Geology, Mining & Mineral Exploration
Employment Type: Full time
The School of Environmental and Rural Science seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the area of Earth Sciences to undertake research and teaching in the field of geochemistry.
The appointee will join a successful, enthusiastic and versatile team of geoscientists who teach and research across a range of areas including resource/economic geology, geochemistry, environmental geology, sedimentology, palaeontology and geophysics. UNE has a long history of teaching and research in Earth Science and is conveniently located in the heart of the New England Orogen, providing an excellent natural laboratory for studying all aspects of the discipline.
We are seeking an experienced geologist with a PhD, that has research expertise in the fields of geochemistry to pursue a research program in his or her specialty area and attract competitive research grants. The successful applicant must also have experience in teaching at undergraduate level and will be expected to contribute to teaching in introductory geology subjects, plus advanced-level geochemistry, as well as supervise honours and postgraduate students. Desirable qualities of the successful candidate include: the ability to teach in the areas of geological mapping, environmental geology and sedimentology; demonstrated links with industry (mining and/or exploration); experience in teaching via distance education; and experience in curriculum development to help expand the Bachelor of GeoScience program at UNE.
UNE is a world-leading research institution located in the New South Wales city of Armidale. This position would ideally suit someone who wishes to further develop their career focus, while also having the desire for a life-style change.(visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au).
Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of School, Professor Iain Young, email: email@example.com or the Convenor of Earth Sciences, Dr John Paterson, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about the School of Environmental and Rural Science, visit: www.une.edu.au/ers
Salary: $ 77,416 to $91,751 per annum (Lecturer) plus 17% employer superannuation and optional salary packaging. A 15% market loading currently applies to this position. This loading is subject to review from time to time.
Closing Date: 28 March 2012
Reference No: 212/028
How to apply: Further information, including selection criteria that must be addressed, may be obtained from www.une.edu.au/recruit or by phoning Human Resource Services, +61 2 6773 3972.