Research Associate, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Wollongong, Australia
Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + superannuation
18 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (12 months)

The Wollongong Isotope Geochronology Laboratory (WIGL) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher. 

WIGL is an isotope geochemistry research group at the University of Wollongong (Wollongong, NSW, Australia). The candidate will have access to world-class cleanroom facilities, automated chromatography (ESI prepFAST), a laser ablation system (NWR193), 2 quadrupole ICP-MS (Agilent 7500cs and Thermo iCAP-Q) and a multi-collector ICP-MS (Thermo Neptune Plus).

A full list of the isotopic systems studied at WIGL can be found here:

The candidate must have expertise in metal stable isotope geochemistry, and a strong track record in publishing. 

The successful applicant will be required to spend 80% of the time processing and analysing samples for collaborative and commercial projects, and helping with lab management and maintenance. The remaining 20% will be available for their own research.

The University is committed to workforce diversity and removing barriers to participation. The University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position. 

For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Anthony Dosseto on 

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 16/12/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + superannuation
Reference Number: 181619
HR Contact: Ugo De Gori
Contact Email: