- Detailed analysis and interpretation of new dinosaur tracksites using 3D laser scanning and digital photogrammetry;
- Ichnotaxonomic, behavioural or biomechanical analysis of various types of dinosaur tracks (sauropods, thyreophorans, ornithopods, theropods);
- Palaeoenvironmental analysis and palaeoecology of the Broome Sandstone and its biota (facies analysis, stratigraphy and palaeobiodiversity).
Good spoken and written English is desirable. Applicants should ideally have a background in either palaeontology, ichnology, comparative anatomy, biomechanics, sedimentary geology, or digital 3D visualisation.
Please send expressions of interest, along with a CV and academic transcript, to Dr Steve Salisbury.
ABC Catalyst -- Kimberley Dinosaurs (video + transcript) YouTube
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