Lecturer in Tectonics

Brisbane, Australia
31 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant, multidisciplinary School with extensive teaching and research covering the fields of Geology, Geography, Environmental Science and Management, Occupational Health and Safety Sciences and Planning.

The role

The successful appointee will be engaged as a Lecturer in Tectonics, contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision and further development of the School’s Earth Sciences areas, as well as performing research and producing research outputs of high quality. The position is part of a larger initiative to significantly strengthen research and training in Earth Sciences, especially in fields related to tectonics. While the position has been defined as being in this broad area it may include but is not limited to a combination of experience in disciplines such as geodynamics, tectonics including understanding of active and ancient plate margins, marine geology, stratigraphy, tectonic reconstruction, and computer modelling.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the field of tectonics or a closely related discipline. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research and teaching career and address globally significant issues in areas related to geogdynamics, tectonics including understanding of active and ancient plate margins, marine geology, stratigraphy, tectonic reconstruction or computer modelling.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women. This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full time, continuing appointment at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range of $92,142- $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package in the range $107,807- $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Jonathan Aitchison, sees.hos@uq.edu.au or +61 7 3346 7010.  

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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