Postdoctoral Fellow, Research School of Earth Sciences

Canberra, Australia
24 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $74,775 – $93,855 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing Contingent Funded (3 years)

  • Excellent employer superannuation contributions
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • On campus childcare facilities
  • Support network and mentoring program for early career academics

Position Overview

The Postdoctoral Fellow will join the Geophysics Area within the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES). Based at the Australian National University’s charming Acton campus in Canberra, RSES is part of the ANU College of Science. Staff and students within the College conduct research and deliver research-led education programs that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.  

In this role you will be responsible for the deployment, acquisition, analysis and interpretation of Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) datasets and for integration of these into existing and concurrent passive seismic deployments. The goal is to expand the capability of our strong field-based seismic imaging research through new DAS technologies and methodologies in order to improve imaging resolution, and therefore understanding of the Earth’s structure and evolution. 

For more information about this position please contact Professor Meghan Miller E: or T: 02 6125 3073.

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Application Information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria must be included.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Applications close: 30 Jan 2022 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time