GEMOC - Department of EPS - Faculty of Science - Macquarie University

Chair of Geology

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The successful applicant will be expected to provide academic leadership, including curriculum reform (in partnership with the Director of the new Key Centre for the Geochemical Evolution and Metallogeny of Continents), participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and develop close links with other disciplines in the School and University and with the Sydney Universities Consortium of Geology and Geophysics. The Professor will also contribute to the corporate activities of the University and interface actively with the mining and exploration industries on behalf of the Geology Discipline.

Applicants must have a distinguished record in teaching and research. The appointee will have demonstrated outstanding expertise in a field relevant to the Key Centre (including metallogeny, geochemistry, tectonics and an appropriate field of geophysics) and will have the ability to foster interdisciplinary research.

Enquiries: Associate Professor D Rich (02) 850 8418, facsimile (02) 850 8428, e-mail: or Professor S O'Reilly (02) 850 8362, facsimile (02) 850 8428, e-mail:

Salary range: Professor (Level E) $81,780 per annum

The University reserves the right to fill the position by invitation, not to make an appointment, or to make enquiries of any persons regarding the candidate's suitability for appointment.

Further information about the University, conditions of appointment and the method of application should be obtained from the Recruitment Manager, Personnel Office, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 or by telephoning (02) 850 9746, or facsimile (02) 850 9748.

Applications close 28 June 1996. Applications will not be acknowledged unless specifically requested.



Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity and No Smoking in the Workplace are University Policies.

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