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Research Fellow

Ocean & Earth Science Technical

Location:  National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345
Full Time Fixed Term (2 years)
Closing Date:  Friday 15 February 2019
Reference:  1099219HN

The Schools of Ocean and Earth Science and Archaeology at the University of Southampton seeks to appoint a Research Fellow in Marine Geoscience to work with a multi-disciplinary group on the ACROSS project - Australasian Colonization Research: Origins of Seafaring to Sahul on a 2 year fixed term contract. ACROSS is focused on the earliest migrations into Australia (c. 60ka) and represents a multidisciplinary approach (including marine geological/geophysical, hydrodynamic and archaeogenetic methods), to examine the “When, Where, Who and How” of the earliest seafaring in world history. We seek a quantitative earth or ocean scientist capable of working with conventional 3D seismic data and running extant large scale ocean models to generate a series of Late Quaternary reconstructions of the Australian shelf. Training in all areas can be provided as the successful candidate will work with a multi-disciplinary team of archaeologists, geologists, oceanographers and geneticists.   

You will have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Geophysics or a quantitative earth or ocean science discipline. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Prof. Justin Dix (jkd@soton.ac.uk) or Dr Helen Farr (r.h.farr@soton.ac.uk)

*Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1099219HN on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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