GNS Science, Te Pū Ao, occupies a unique place in New Zealand’s science landscape. We have a strong heritage of producing world-leading earth, geoscience and isotope research. This, coupled with people who are passionate and committed, means we are more focused than ever before on bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life.
We are seeking a highly motivated early career scientist to support our Rafter Radiocarbon Laboratory operations. The successful candidate will bring radiocarbon expertise in a discipline aligned with GNS Science’s research strategy, including but not limited to: atmospheric science, groundwater, oceanography, Antarctic science, paleo-climatology, paleo-hazards. The position will be split between day-to-day support for sample preparation and accelerator mass spectrometry operations and radiocarbon data quality, and scientific research in radiocarbon applications development.
The successful candidate will work within our Rafter Radiocarbon Laboratory research team of scientists and technical staff. There will be opportunities to link with other researchers within GNS, nationally and internationally through new and ongoing radiocarbon-focussed research projects.
You will have:
- A PhD in a relevant physical science with a focus on radiocarbon
- Strong expertise in radiocarbon development and/or applications
- An understanding of accelerator mass spectrometry
- The ability to interpret and clearly communicate scientific data and results through written papers and oral presentations
- Competence in one or more scientific programming languages
For further information about this position and to apply online please visit https://careers.sciencenewzealand.org/gns-science/gns-science-jobs.
Please contact Dr Jocelyn Turnbull J.Turnbull@gns.cri.nz with any questions or queries.
Applications close: 19 September 2021