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Senior Researcher - Mining

Salary/rate

$ 2500 to $ 4000 per month

Location

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Posted

November 18 2018

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Description

Seeking Senior Researcher in Mining. In this role you will participate in researching mining and rock engineering capabilities for the group’s projects.

Key responsibilities:

- Perform independent research to address mining and rock engineering
- Formulate R&D questions, identify problems and implement solutions
- Collaborate with other national and international research institutes on research projects
- Build and manage research networks
- Supervise and mentor post-graduate students and researchers
- Contribute to strategic planning within the research group
- Engage in Unit and CSIR level R&D focus development
- Lead Mine seismology studies
- Undertake projects in mining engineering and geotechnical engineering
- Responsible for proposal writing and pursuing of CSIR contract research
- Assist with broader group projects such as those in operational and financial management

Qualifications, skills and experience:

- Master’s degree in Mining Engineering or related field
- 3 or more years of experience in mining related research and development
- 3 or more years of experience working in an operational mine environment
- Experience with mining software, numerical modelling or related
- Strong focus in mining and rock engineering operations
- Perform both fundamental and applied research while working within multi-disciplined and diverse teams
- Experience in research working groups, steering committees or advisory boards
- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others in the Competence Area

Job Type

Permanent

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