Brooklyn College/CUNY seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professorship in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in geographic information systems and field-based investigations. The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department is part of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences and in addition to undergraduate programs, offers doctoral and masters level programs.
Responsibilities begin late-August 2014 and include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that relate to the candidate's professional background and development of a strong externally-funded research program that trains undergraduate and graduate students. This is a tenure-track position, with competitive salary and benefits. All appointments are subject to financial availability.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Structural Geology, Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, or closely-related discipline with a strong record of publication. Applicants should have a well-defined plan for developing an independent research program that will generate external funding and provide research training for undergraduate and graduate students. Evidence of communication skills for effective teaching and appropriate teaching experience are also required.
Open until filled with the review of applications to begin immediately.
For more information, please visit www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/faculty2014 and search for Job ID 9014. AA/EO Employer.
The Director of the Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) serves as chief operating officer and lead scientist for the Survey, responsible for furthering the role of the Survey across the State in accordance with the statutes that established it and govern its activities. Candidate must be eligible to meet the criteria for professorship at the University of Idaho in Geological Sciences. For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/413606. Announcement #10001056554. AA/EOE.
The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a full time Lecturer faculty position on the Oxford campus beginning August 2014. This position requires instruction of undergraduate foundation level courses such as physical geology and environmental geology, and intermediate level courses. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: environmental geoscience, climate/energy, high-temperature geochemistry and igneous/metamorphic petrology, and paleobiology/paleontology. The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students and provide professional service to the department and university. We encourage applications from geoscientists with interests in contributing to supervision of undergraduate student research and field-based experiences. Require: M.S. in geoscience by date of appointment and documented teaching experience. Desire: Ph.D. in geoscience. Miami University’s Oxford Campus, with nearly 15,000 undergraduate and over 1,800 graduate students, is located in a small-town setting adjacent to the Cincinnati and Dayton urban areas. More information on Miami and on the department may be obtained via http://www.miamioh.edu and http://www.miamioh.edu/geology. Interested candidates should submit a packet containing a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy, objectives and accomplishments (as “other document”) and transcripts (as “list of references”) to: www.miamiujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53195; and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to GLGSearch@MiamiOH.edu. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses. Miami’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.
COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES - COLLEGE OF EARTH RESOURCE SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING (CERSE) - COLORADO STATE GEOLOGIST
Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) invite applications for a full-time State Geologist. The State Geologist will lead CGS to build strong programs while fulfilling the requirements contained in the State statutes.
The Colorado State Geologist will be expected to build a strong Survey, enhance current programs and lead CGS in new directions which support Mines’ mission of education and research in engineering and science to solve the world’s challenges related to the Earth, Energy and the Environment. The Colorado State Geologist is expected to develop strong, externally funded research programs, serve the people of the State of Colorado, and communicate with the general public in a non-biased professional manner. Additionally, the State Geologist will develop and maintain strong ties to industry and government entities.
Applicants must be a professional geologist as defined by Colorado statute (23-41-208 C.R.S.). To meet the requirements of a professional geologist, the applicant must be a person engaged in the practice of geology who is a graduate of an institution of higher education which is accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency, with a minimum of thirty semester (forty-five quarter) hours of undergraduate or graduate work in a field of geology and whose post-baccalaureate training has been in the field of geology with a specific record of an additional five years of geological experience to include no more than two years of graduate work. Additionally, applicants must:
♦ possess a record of significant geological experience;
♦ be nationally recognized within their discipline;
♦ possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
♦ have demonstrated a record of strong leadership, management, and research successes; and
♦ demonstrate a sincere desire to participate in and contribute to the research mission of Mines.
Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate in geological sciences or geological engineering.
For the complete job announcement and directions on how to apply, visit: http://inside.mines.edu/HR-Admin-Faculty.
Mines is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its campus community. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: TWO, FULL-TIME, ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSORS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA
University of North Dakota's College of Engineering and Mines (CEM) seeks applicants for endowed faculty positions in:
♦ Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering: Harold Hamm Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Geology.
♦ Department of Petroleum Engineering: Continental Resources Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Engineering
These positions are instituted as part of an initiative associated with donations and a grant from Mr. Harold Hamm and Continental Resources and the North Dakota State Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Research Program to CEM.
The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work near North Dakota's Williston Basin huge unconventional petroleum reserve. Advances in petroleum geology and engineering have led to North Dakota becoming the second largest oil producing state in the U.S.A. and so we are expanding our petroleum programs. We will soon build a new Collaborative Energy Complex. It will be the home for the Petroleum Engineering Department and the Institute for Energy Studies, and will connect with the Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering.
Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in geology, petroleum engineering, or a closely related field with experience in one or more of the many disciplines of petroleum geology and petroleum engineering.
For more information and to apply for these positions, please visit http://engineering.und.edu/positions.cfm. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, appointment will begin January 2014, or earlier.
UND is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in mineralogy and/or petrology.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in geology (or related field), a record of scientific achievement, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and must be able to develop a high-quality, externally funded research program.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, a summary of research experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three or more references with postal address, email address, and telephone number.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply for this position, please apply online at: https://www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=77902 or visit https://www.drexeljobs.com and search for Assistant Professor, Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Sciences. The requisition number is 5737.
AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship – The American Geosciences Institute, a non-profit federation of 50 geoscience societies, seeks a highly creative communicator who is proficient in traditional and new media and can deliver geoscience information effectively to targeted audiences. Primary duties and responsibilities include: convincing decision makers of the relevance and importance of geoscience information; creating information products that will enable decision makers to find, understand, and use geoscience information; fostering communication between decision makers and geoscientists; reporting on fellowship activities and achievements. The preferred candidate will have excellent communication skills in addition to a broad geoscience background. Candidates should hold or be pursuing a Master’s or higher degree. The fellowship is a 6-month appointment, based at AGI headquarters in Alexandria, VA. It carries a stipend of $4,000 per month. More information at http://geocntr.org/critical-issues/. EOE.
Candidates should submit a cover letter with contact information for three references, a brief statement of purpose, and a resume (as a single Word or PDF document) at http://www.agiweb.org/gap/geocntr/fellowship/. Closing date is December 11, 2013. Inquiries only to email@example.com.
The Department of Physics and Geology at the University of Texas-Pan American invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position with a specialty in Environmental Geology (F13-14-011) beginning fall 2014, pending budget approval. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate' courses in geology, develop an active undergraduate-oriented research program in the candidate's specialty, and contribute to the Environmental Science Program. The University of Texas-Pan American is a dynamic medium-size university serving primarily a Hispanic population of approximately 20,000 students. The University is located in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a sub-tropical area that is one of the fastest growing regions of the US.
Required Qualifications: Earned Doctorate in Environmental Geology, Geology or Geophysics in hand at the time of appointment. A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate education in environmental geology, geology, or geophysics. A record of achievements in research and in obtaining external research funding, and a strong pledge to service the profession and the community. The ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students is essential.
Desired Qualifications: A broad background in Geology, Environmental Geology, Hydrogeology or Geophysics. Expertise in soil science and remediation of contaminated soils is preferred, however other areas of expertise will also be considered. Assisting with Geology field trips to a variety of locations is expected. This position would be of special interest to candidates looking to establish a research program and grow with a rapidly expanding department in a new University in South Texas. For details on the new University, potential applicants are invited to visit: http://www.utsystem.edu/news/topics/project-south-texas.
To apply for position send:
· Application form (http://www.utpa.edu/humanresources/employment/faculty.html)
· cover letter indicating I) Position and 2) Position number
· contact information of three references
· statement of research plan
· teaching philosophy
To: Geology Search Committee, College of Science and Mathematics, Deans Office, University of Texas - Pan American, 1201 W University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78541-2999.
Closing Date: The position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
UTPA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code §51.215 (c) and Texas Government Code §411.094 (a) (2). All UTPA employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted of all candidates on the short list. Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering and the Iowa Geological Survey, at The University of Iowa, have multiple immediate openings for Research Specialists in the field of geology. The candidates will contribute to the research mission of IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering and the Iowa Geological Survey by collecting, managing, analyzing, and disseminating information describing the geologic and groundwater resources of Iowa and supporting basic and applied research in relevant areas of study.
IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering is a national and global leader in laboratory and numerical water resources modeling. The Iowa Geological Survey has a distinguished history of service and research, providing critical support to the state and influencing similar programs throughout the US. In cooperation with the Iowa State Geologist, the United States Geological Survey, and other state and federal organizations, the Iowa Geological Survey provides critical information and guidance on utilization of the state’s geologic and groundwater resources.
An MS degree in Geology or a closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. For a more detailed job description, a full list of required qualifications, and to apply for these positions, go to https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/63498 ( ref. requisition #63498).
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Information about IIHR is available on the web at: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/
IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering and the Iowa Geological Survey, at The University of Iowa, have an immediate opening for a Research Scientist in the field of hydrogeology. The candidate will contribute to the research mission of IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering and the Iowa Geological Survey by conducting basic and applied research in hydrogeology, groundwater – surface water interactions, and fate and transport of chemicals in the environment, facilitating interaction between established research programs in watershed and riverine processes and emerging programs in subsurface geology and water sustainability. The candidate will also provide leadership in geological survey programs serving the state of Iowa.
IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering (www.iihr.uiowa.edu) is a national and global leader in laboratory and numerical water resources modeling. The Iowa Geological Survey has a distinguished history of service and research, providing critical support to the state and influencing similar programs throughout the US. The candidate will have a unique opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research, drawing upon the strengths of both programs.
A Ph.D. degree in Geology or a closely related field is required. For a more detailed job description, a full list of required qualifications, and to apply for this position link to https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/63459 (ref. requisition #63459).
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Information about IIHR is available on the web at: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/.
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan invites applications for the 2014 Turner Postdoctoral Fellowship. This highly competitive fellowship is open to all fields within Earth Sciences.
The Department is interested in innovative research proposals that can be pursued in collaboration with one or more faculty members. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact prospective hosts ahead of the application deadline to discuss areas of common interest and potential collaborations (http://www.lsa.umich.edu/earth/people/faculty).
Turner Postdoctoral Fellows receive an annual salary of $55,000, discretionary research funds totaling $10,000, and a generous benefits package. The fellowship is awarded for a one-year period, with an anticipated extension for a second year.
Interested applicants should send a single pdf file with the following: a curriculum vitae; research proposal (5 pages maximum excluding references); the names and addresses of at least three references no later than January 15, 2014. Applications should be submitted at the following website: http://www.earth.lsa.umich.edu/turner2014.
Regents of the University of Michigan: Mark J. Bernstein, Julia Donovan Darlow, Laurence B. Deitch, Shauna Ryder Diggs, Denise Ilitch, Andrea Fischer Newman, Andrew C. Richner, Katherine E. White, Mary Sue Coleman, ex officio. A Non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer © 2013 Regents of the University of Michigan.
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Paleobiology and/or Geobiology; we seek candidates who use field, laboratory, and/or quantitative methods to reconstruct the co-evolutionary history of the Earth and its biosphere. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Geosciences or a related field at the time of appointment, targeted for August 2014.
The application package, containing a letter of interest, CV, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names of three references with contact information, should be submitted electronically to UNM Jobs: http://unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74723.
For best consideration, all materials must be received by January 6, 2014. However, the position will remain open until filled.
The University of New Mexico is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and educator.
The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2014 in the broadly defined area of Structural Geology and Tectonics. The successful candidate’s research will ideally complement and expand upon one or more of the areas of departmental expertise in solid-earth processes including geodynamics, igneous and metamorphic petrology, neotectonics, and seismology. Completion of the Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required. Applicants should be prepared to prove eligibility to work in the United States. The successful applicant will be expected to teach across the curriculum, i.e., introductory classes, advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. The applicant will also be expected to develop an active, externally funded research program and to direct graduate student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels.
Please apply on-line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic.
In addition to curriculum vitae (CV), applicants should include a letter describing their geologic interests and qualifications for the position, a teaching portfolio, and a list of three references (including contact information). Items other than the CV should be uploaded in the Attachments section of the application system. Initial screening of applicants will begin January 6, 2014 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Information about our department is available at: http://geology.missouri.edu. The University of Missouri is an EO/AA/ADA employer.
The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position beginning academic year 2014-2015 with expertise in petrology/mineralogy/geochemistry. We seek a person with academic preparation to teach a two-course sequence in mineralogy and igneous/metamorphic petrology, and courses in geochemistry and introductory physical geology. Candidates must be dedicated to high-quality teaching and establishing and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduates. Applicants are expected to contribute to the College Common Course of Study and are encouraged to describe additional courses they may wish to teach.
Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences has approximately 50 students across all class years and features small class sizes, hands-on laboratory and field experiences, and strong support for faculty research and professional development. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, statement of teaching and research interests, vita, college and graduate school transcripts by uploading a single PDF attachment to the Application form at: http://geology.lafayette.edu/job-opportunities and candidate should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by their referees to the reference form at: http://geology.lafayette.edu/job-opportunities. We will interview at the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver, CO; however, applications will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2014, or until position is filled.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Department of Geology, seeks hard rock, field-oriented geologist for full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor position starting September 1, 2014. Specialty area should complement existing faculty expertise. Ph.D. required; prior college/university teaching experience preferred. Successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, which includes publishing peer-reviewed papers. Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses, lithology, economic geology, geochemistry, field trips, and advising majors. Submit letter of application, concise statement of teaching and research interests and experience, curriculum vitae, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (original or photocopy) by December 31, 2013 to Dr. William Mode, Chair, Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54901. Have three current letters of reference sent directly to Department by that date. For additional information see www.uwosh.edu/departments/geology/. Employment requires criminal background check. AA/EOE.
Brooklyn College seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Structural or Sedimentary Geology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in geographic information systems and field-based investigations. The Department is part of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences and in addition to undergraduate programs, offers doctoral and masters level programs. For more information, please visit www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/faculty2014 and search for Job ID 9014. Brooklyn College is an AA/EO employer.