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Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow in Paleomagnetic Statistics

Apply now Job no: 529024
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic (Level A/B)
Salary package: $71,509 - $111,365 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (2 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/Research Fellow will join the Research School of Earth Sciences. Based at the Australian National University’s charming Acton campus in Canberra, the School is part of the ANU College of Science. Staff and students within the College conduct research and deliver research-led education programs that encompass the 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 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.

The Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow is expected to support an Australian Research Council funded project in developing a new generation of paleomagnetic statistics, which is a collaboration between faculty members in the Research School of Earth Sciences and the Research School of Finance and Actuarial Studies at ANU. The project will also lead to the design and development of software that makes the new series of hierarchical paleomagnetic tests available openly.

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For further information please contact Professor Andrew Roberts, E: or T: 02 6125 1420

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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) that 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 that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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