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GNS Science (New Zealand) - Marine palynologist
Science are seeking an experienced marine palynologist with an interest
in applied biostratigraphy, paleontological research and project
Main roles will be:
*To carry out well
post-drill assessments, well correlations, palynofacies studies and
provide regional study input, and research and development of new and
existing palynozonal schemes.
*To co-ordinate stratigraphic aspects
of multidisciplinary sedimentary basin studies, covering a broad range
of disciplines (bio-, chrono-, litho-. cyclo-, seismic-stratigraphy).
integration and interpretation working closely with sedimentologists
and seismic interpreters in developing sequence stratigraphic models.
position will be based within the Department of Paleontology,
Geological Resources Division in Lower Hutt, New Zealand. The candidate
will be working alongside experts in her/his field. GNS Science is a
Crown-owned research institute and also a leading provider of
consultancy services to industry, with a particular focus on regional
petroleum prospectivity and exploration. Our large team of
stratigraphers is engaged in a diverse range of consultancy and
research projects, particularly those related to resources exploration
and CO2 storage in the New Zealand region, and global climate change
research in the Southwest Pacific Ocean and Antarctica. We have close
research links with all major universities in New Zealand and many
Applications close Sunday 2 June 2013 at 9pm NZ time.
More info: full advertisement, apply online
Funded places on Birmingham MSc course.
fully-funded studentship will be available for the coming academic year
on the MSc in Applied and Petroleum Micropalaeontology at the
University of Birmingham in just the second year of running. One
studentship, which covers fees and contribution towards living
expenses, is funded by BP and is open to UK and EU students. More
details will appear on the course
homepage in the coming weeks.
RPS have agreed to provide one
Fees scholarship for a UK/EU student for the coming academic session.
We will post further details of application processes and deadlines on
the University webpage in the next couple of weeks.
to BP and RPS for supporting the course.
Don't forget -
additional funding support is available for members of the PESGB and TMS who
hold offers for the course.
studentship - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi
has agreed to fund a project dealing with the shallow-water Miocene of
Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. This will involve an integrated study
that combines sedimentology, micropaleontology, sequence stratigraphy
and geochemistry. Micropaleontology will play an important part.
Potential applicants will need to check the King Fahd University of
Petroleum and Minerals graduate school website for requirements, and
apply on-line in February 2013.
Further details will be posted
More info: Mike
Kaminiski , website
Lecturer in Quaternary Geology - University of
Closing date: 15th
This post is in
the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (GEES) and is
associated with the Geosystems research group. The Geosystems group
covers a wide range of activity concerned with the dynamic behaviour of
our planet and its complex history, and hence is multidisciplinary,
just as Quaternary science. Current Quaternary research at Birmingham
includes internationally leading work in speleothem science, modelling
of Holocene environments, and multiproxy studies of lacustrine systems.
We are looking for an individual who will enhance our existing strong
research profile by developing their area of expertise as well as
investing effort in collaborations with colleagues in the School and
elsewhere in the University. Evidence of a strong track record in
publishing work of the highest academic quality and impact, and (for a
senior appointment) obtaining external research funding is important.
The appointee will also be involved in delivery and management of
teaching including both field teaching of the Earth Sciences, and
Quaternary science and related subjects. In this respect, we aim to
attract an inspiring teacher, able to communicate with researchers,
undergraduates, and the general public.
Informal enquiries to Ian
studentship - University of
Lille 1, France
Application deadline: 20th May 2012
Project title: "The Rise of Animal LIfe (RALI) - organization and
tempo: evidence from exceptionally preserved biotas"
information: The RALI project focuses on the interval between the
« Cambrian Explosion » and the « Great Ordovician
Biodiversification Event (GOBE) » and aims to address questions
regarding these events? chronology, processes and their
environmental triggers. It does so by studying relatively newly
discovered exceptionally preserved biotas in a number of sites that
fill the data-gaps in the Early Palaeozoic fossil record. The tied PhD
project will cover the micropalaeontological aspect of the program, and
will focus on biostratigraphy (acritarchs, chitinozoans) as well as on
Funded PhD studentship - Plymouth
Application deadline: 18th May 2012
of a rapid climate change event at the Palaeocene-Eocene boundary"
More information: flyer
Funded PhD studentship - Northumbria
Application deadline: 27th April 2012
title: "From Greenhouse
to Icehouse: Reconstructing Paleogene to Neogene vegetation and climate
change of East Antarctica"
More information: flyer