The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has an immediate opening for a Program Associate to work in our Educational Resources Network program in the Center for Geoscience and Society. This is a one-year full-time position based at AGI headquarters in Alexandria, Va. The position has the potential of renewal.
We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about promoting the importance of the geosciences to diverse audiences, and have experience with or strong interest in K-12 Earth science education. The Program Associate will carry out a wide range of duties including assisting with program management, curriculum materials development, and designing creative ways to extend geoscience awareness across all sectors of society (i.e. including industries and businesses who may not realize the role that geoscience plays in their work). The Program Associate will also monitor and create geoscience-based content for the Center for Geoscience and Society website, build strong audience participation in the program, and serve all the needs of the developing Education Resource Network.
Candidates must be able to work tactfully with AGI staff and many external partner organizations and stakeholders, as well as schedule time, tasks, and projects effectively. The position will call for willingness and ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and will require performance of a range of functions as needed by projects. The candidate will also need to demonstrate strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency with workplace software such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and other widely used applications is necessary. Additional computer abilities such as in social media, basic website development, and online research will be very useful.
This position requires at least a bachelor’s degree in an education or a geoscience field with substantial experience in the other area. Evidence of advanced study (e.g., at the master’s degree level or higher) in geoscience, education, science communication, and/or curriculum development will be preferred. Experience in public outreach, event management, and/or science communication is a plus. Some travel may be required. Candidates must already be eligible to work in the United States.
To apply: Please submit one Word or PDF document that includes a cover letter, resume, names and contact information for three references, and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org, listing “Center for Geoscience and Society Program Associate” in the subject line. Reviews will begin January 18, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. AGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information on the AGI, see http://www.americangeosciences.org. For more information about the Center for Geoscience and Society, see http://geocntr.org/. Questions can be sent to Ed Robeck, Director of the Center for Geoscience and Society, at email@example.com.
The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of geoscientific and professional associations that represent more than 250,000 geologists, geophysicists, and other geoscientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment. http://www.americangeosciences.org/.
Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists
Volunteer to teach and demonstrate area geology in back-country New Mexico! Philmont Scout Ranch is one of three national high-adventure bases owned and operated by the Boy Scouts of America. Located in the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northern New Mexico, Philmont is a 137,000 acre ranch dedicated to outdoor activities. The twelve-day backpacking experience serves over 21,000 high-school-age boys and girls from all over the USA as well as several foreign countries.
Fifty-four positions are open again this year, to be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Volunteers will receive a sign-up packet with scout applications (you have to be a scout, at least for the summer!), medical forms, and brochures in May 2016. Students who would like to volunteer must show proof of enrollment in a graduate-level program. The 2016 season begins on June 11. August 6 begins the last session of the program.
For more information and to sign up, contact Ed Warner, 62 South Ash St, Denver CO 80246, USA, +1-303-331-7737, firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternate contact: Bob Horning, P.O. Box 460, Tesuque, NM 87575, USA, +1-505-820-9290, email@example.com. Learn more about the geology of the area at http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp_505/html/pdf.html.
The Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Montana Western in Dillon, Montana seeks a field-based environmental geochemist for a tenure-line position starting in August of 2016. Montana Western uses an immersion-scheduling model where students take a single class at a time, so the successful candidate must demonstrate how they will design classes to take advantage of this system in our setting in the northern Rocky Mountains. Learn more about Montana Western at: https://www.umwestern.edu.
Initial teaching responsibilities include environmental geochemistry, geologic research and writing, rocks, minerals and resources, and geology of the American west. Introductory course responsibilities will include introductory chemistry, physical geology, and environmental geology. The teaching load is 12 semester credits, which are taught during three of four blocks per semester. The fourth block is for conducting required professional development activities.
The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in the geosciences (ABD considered) with an emphasis in environmental geochemistry. In addition, the successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to engage undergraduate students in experiential learning using our immersion-scheduling system. College-level teaching experience (including introductory geology and chemistry courses) preferred.
To apply, send a letter of interest responding to the position description, a curriculum vitae including the contact information for at least three professional references, and official or unofficial graduate transcripts to Rob Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org, or to Rob Thomas, Environmental Geochemistry Search, The University of Montana Western, Dillon, MT 59725. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities.
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Columbus State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with specialization in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy to begin fall 2016.
Candidates must demonstrate potential for research and effective teaching of university level courses. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program, including mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals; assist with academic advising; and contribute to the service needs of the university. Teaching responsibilities will include: introductory geology, sedimentary geology, stratigraphy and basin analysis, as well as other undergraduate/graduate courses within the area of expertise.
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences is strongly interdisciplinary with tracks in Astrophysics and Planetary Geology, Environmental Science, Geology, and Secondary Education within the BS Earth and Space Sciences program, as well as degree tracks in Geoscience and Environmental Science within the MS Natural Sciences program. Earth and Space Sciences faculty have a strong tradition of incorporating both undergraduate and graduate students in faculty research.
Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the “Best Colleges” rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in the broad field of Geoscience prior to the start date of August 2016. Experience teaching at the baccalaureate level is desired.
Candidates with interdisciplinary interests are preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Required Documents to Submit with Online Application
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Other document 1 - Statement of Research Interests
Other document 2 – Contact information for 3 persons willing to provide letters of reference
All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University’s online employment site. To access the Columbus State University’s online employment site, please visit https://columbusstate.peopleadmin.com/.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Schwimmer, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; Phone: 706-569-3028; or e-mail to email@example.com.
The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University invite applications for the Steven and Karen Brand Chair in unconventional energy resources. Candidates with a core expertise in unconventional energy with a strong and consistent track record of applying this expertise to unconventional petroleum resources will be considered. Candidates with expertise including, but not limited to, unconventional exploration and production, tight reservoir characterization, geophysics and seismic data analysis, subsurface integration, hydraulic fracture mechanics, pore/fluid interactions, water and environmental issues, and enhanced oil and gas recovery are encouraged to apply. Excellence in and/or commitment to multi-disciplinary research and teaching is a requirement. It is expected that the candidate hired would significantly enhance Purdue’s visibility and impact in this key area; increase opportunities for industry collaboration and grant funding; and inspire and train the next generation of leaders in the field.
This is an open-rank search; senior or mid-career scientists with academic, national laboratory, and industry background are all encouraged to apply. Applicant must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field; salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and the College of Science at Purdue embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and under-represented minorities to apply.
The department, in collaboration with other departments, has expertise in solid earth geophysics and crustal seismology, fracture mechanics, fluid flow in porous media, hydrogeology, clay mineralogy and surface chemistry, and basin analysis. The department has a long tradition of training students for careers in the petroleum industry and is part of a new multidisciplinary initiative at Purdue University aimed at addressing the energy needs of the country and is affiliated with the newly established Enhanced Oil Recovery Laboratory located in Discovery Park. Faculty members have a long history of working closely with and providing leadership to various Purdue University Discovery Park Centers (www.purdue.edu/DP). The successful applicant will conduct research, will advise graduate students, will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and will perform service. The successful applicant will be expected to work across these existing areas of Purdue expertise and build on them with a focus on unconventional resources. Applicants should have a vision for the design and execution of a cross-functional program that achieves the intended mission as described above.
Interested applicants should visit https://hiring.science.purdue.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.
Full-time position serving as the Director of the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) and State Geologist. Must develop and articulate a vision of KGS programs, understand the concept of serving Kansas through high-quality research in the applied geosciences, and embrace a collegial leadership style. Requires doctorate in the geosciences with 10 years professional experience, 3 years administrative experience, national recognition in geoscience research, excellent communication skills, knowledge of natural resources and the environmental aspects of their use, and demonstrated ability to deal with natural-resource policy issues.
The KGS is a research and service division of the University of Kansas (KU). Created in 1889, the Survey studies the geology of Kansas, develops new techniques for exploring and analyzing geologic data, and produces and disseminates maps, reports, and scientific papers. Among the premier earth-science research and service institutions in the U.S., the KGS has an annual state budget of $5.8 million, a fiscal year 2014 grant and contract budget of $2 million, and employs more than 115 researchers, support staff, and students engaged in a variety of disciplines. Staff collaborates extensively with faculty and students in academic departments at KU.
Full announcement and application info. at www.kgs.ku.edu/General/jobs.html. Review will begin January 25, 2016, position open until filled. For further information contact Jim Butler (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Greg Ludvigson (email@example.com). KU is an EO/AAE, http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.
The Department of Geology at Western Illinois University invites applications for a visiting lecturer with expertise/experience in structural geology and ability to teach additional upper-division courses (e.g. geomorphology, glacial geology, engineering geology). A Ph.D. or ABD in geosciences or a related field is required by the time of appointment; teaching experience a plus. The successful applicant will teach Structural Geology, an additional upper-division course (e.g. geomorphology), and a general education course during the spring 2016 semester. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Department of Geology offers a B.S. in Geology and a B.S. Geology: Paleontology Option, provides courses that satisfy general education science requirements, and actively mentors undergraduate research. Collaboration opportunities are available within the department and with the McDonough County GIS Center and the WIU Institute for Environmental Studies. More information can be found on our website at www.wiu.edu/geology/.
Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official transcripts will be required for selected candidate
5) teaching and research statements
Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/. Review of applications will begin Nov. 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
AA/EO/M/W/D/V WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.
The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Geophysics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2016. Teaching duties include Geophysics and related subjects at undergraduate and graduate (M.S. degree) levels. The area of research should be in applied, shallow-earth geophysics using seismic reflection and other remote sensing techniques. Qualifications include demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population and demonstrated potential for developing and sustaining an independent, externally funded research program involving students. The full position description and application requirements are available at web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2316/index.html. Review of applications to begin December 4, 2015.
The Department of Geology at the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Beirut, Lebanon, invites applications for two faculty positions in the following areas:
(i) Carbonate Sedimentology: Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in sedimentology and stratigraphy, along with other general geology courses. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program in carbonate sedimentology, and to supervise graduate students. As about 90% of the Lebanese crustal segment is made up of limestone, research focusing on limestone diagenesis & depositional environments is essential. Knowledge of carbonate platforms, as well as petroleum systems, would be an asset. Applicants should hold a PhD degree in this field, and should have strong research records as demonstrated by publications in scholarly journals.
(ii) Petroleum Geology: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of petroleum geology, along with introductory geology courses. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program in the field of petroleum geology / reservoir characterization, and to supervise graduate students in this important area. Preference will be given to candidates with some teaching experience. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in petroleum geology, and should have strong research records as demonstrated by publications in scholarly journals.
Rank will normally be at the Assistant Professor level; contracts are initially for four years, to begin August 15, 2016. The Department offers both bachelor and master's degrees. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015. To ensure consideration of your application, please arrange to have all materials arrive by that date.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application and a CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Patrick McGreevy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, c/o New York Office, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017-2303, USA or Dr. Patrick McGreevy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon.
Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx
The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Geology and Geophysics at the Assistant Professor level in petroleum geology with expertise in carbonate reservoirs and basin analysis to begin in August, 2016. Review of applications will begin in November and continue until the search is completed. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program integrated with excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels with a commitment to interdisciplinary work. Teaching responsibilities will include courses as part of degree requirements as well as in the candidate’s area of expertise. The Department currently has 20 full-time faculty, and 371 undergraduate and 309 graduate degree-seeking students with established B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in Geology & Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering, and Geological Engineering. Closely associated departments include Environmental Engineering and Mining Engineering. Local area establishments with active research include the U.S. Geological Survey (Mid-continent Geospatial Mapping Center), Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Fort Leonard Wood, the Missouri S&T Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center, Materials Research Center, and Energy Research and Development Center. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and experience, and complete contact information for four references electronically to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Applicants should ask for Position Number 00031149 to be included on each reference sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Wan Yang (email@example.com). The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted, prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of the job offer. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The Department of Geology and Geography at West Virginia University seeks to fill three geology faculty positions. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in geology, earth science or related field by the start date. Review of applications for all positions will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until each position is filled; start date for all positions is August 15, 2016.
Paleobiology: We seek to hire a full-time (9-month), tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Paleobiology, which could include expertise in Invertebrate or Vertebrate Paleontology, Micropaleontology, Paleoecology, Paleobotany/Palynology, Ichnology, or related fields. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous externally-funded research program, teach core undergraduate classes in paleontology, graduate courses in the area of his/her expertise, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should demonstrate potential to establish a strong externally-funded research program, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. To apply, please visit jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload (1) a single PDF file containing a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and names, titles, and full contact information for 3 references; and (2) PDF files of up to 3 publications. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to Paleobiology@mail.wvu.edu. For additional information, please see pages.geo.wvu.edu/Paleobiology or contact the search chair, Amy Weislogel, at Paleobiology@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-6721.
Quantitative Structural Geology or Geomechanics: We seek to hire a full-time (9-month), tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in quantitative structural geology with interests in the study of fractured reservoirs and geomechanics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous externally-funded research program, teach undergraduate classes in structural geology or geomechanics, teach graduate courses in the area of his/her expertise, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should demonstrate potential to establish a strong externally-funded research program, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. To apply, please visit jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload (1) a single PDF file containing a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and names, titles, and full contact information for 3 references; and (2) PDF files of up to 3 publications. In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to Geomechanics@mail.wvu.edu. For additional information, please see pages.geo.wvu.edu/Geomechanics or contact the search chair, Dengliang Gao, at Geomechanics@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-3310.
Teaching Assistant Professor of Geology: We seek to hire a full-time (9-month), non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including both large introductory and smaller upper-division classes, in the classroom and online, and the field component of the B.S. capstone course, Geology Field Camp (the last with an additional summer stipend). Specialty area is open. Teaching Assistant Professors at WVU are eligible for promotion; however, promotion to senior ranks is not a requirement for institutional commitment and career stability. This position is a nine-month renewable appointment (no maximum number of terms) and includes full benefits. The position carries an 80% teaching (4 courses per semester) and 20% service assignment. The successful candidate will join a faculty that takes great pride in having members recognized at the university, state, and national levels for excellence in teaching. The Department occupies the recently renovated Brooks Hall with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and facilities. To apply for this position, interested candidates should visit jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload a single PDF file containing a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, teaching evaluations as available, and full contact information for 3 references. In addition, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to GeologyTAP@mail.wvu.edu. For additional information, please see pages.geo.wvu.edu/GeologyTAP or contact the search chair, Thomas Kammer, at GeologyTAP@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-9663.
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. For additional information about the department visit www.geo.wvu.edu.
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 2016. The Lecturer will teach undergraduate courses, including foundation courses in physical and environmental geology, as well as intermediate level courses; advise undergraduate students; provide professional service to the department and university. Required: M.S. in geoscience by date of appointment and documented teaching experience. Desired: Ph.D. in geoscience with interest in contributing to supervision of undergraduate student research and field-based experiences. Submit cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, unofficial copy of transcripts, and names of three (3) referees to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1874. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2016 and continue until position is filled. Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.
The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a temporary, full-time faculty position on the Oxford campus, beginning August 2016. This is a nine-month (two academic semester) appointment that may be renewed for up to four years pending funding availability and satisfactory performance. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching, including foundation courses in physical and environmental geology, and intermediate and upper level courses such as Water & Society and Hydrogeology. An M.S. in geology or a related field is required for appointment as Instructor; a Ph.D. is preferred and is required for appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Submit cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, unofficial copy of transcripts, and 3 letters to reference to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1862. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2016 and continue until position is filled. Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.
The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager. The Lab Manager will be expected to manage new trace metal geochemistry and ICP-OES labs, and to share responsibility for ICP-MS, HPLC and powder XRD labs. Duties will include training and supervision of lab users, laboratory maintenance, data quality assurance, assistance in teaching laboratory-based courses, oversight of radiation and environmental health and safety compliance, and laboratory financial management. Laboratory technique development and adaptation for analysis of diverse geologic and environmental materials expected, with opportunities to pursue research and external funding. Required: M.S. or Ph.D. in geology or related field, at least 4 years of experience in major and trace element analysis of geologic materials by plasma techniques at the time of the appointment, and proven experience in successful training and supervision of geochemistry lab users. Desired: experience in powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, computer programming and electrical and mechanical abilities. Submit cover letter, vita and unofficial copy of transcripts to: https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1868. Arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to GeochemistrySearch@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PETROLOGY AND MINERALOGY - TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor to teach courses in Petrology, Mineralogy, and Mineral Resources. The position is a nine-month appointment beginning January 1, 2016 contingently renewable for up to three years. Responsibilities consist of teaching at least four courses per academic year in some combination of Mineralogy, Petrology, and/or Mineral Resources. The department will support the successful candidate’s pursuit of independent research and development of a professional academic portfolio, with the opportunity to collaborate with students and colleagues in the College of Geosciences, including the Berg-Hughes Center for Sedimentary and Petroleum Systems, the Center for Tectonophysics and the Deep Crust and Mantle Group. For more information about TAMU, the College of Geosciences and the Department of Geology and Geophysics, see http://geoweb.tamu.edu/
A Ph.D. with specialization in mineralogy or petrology at the time of appointment is required, but ABD candidates also will be considered. Interested candidates should submit electronic versions of a curriculum vita, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, the names and email addresses of at least three references, and up to four reprints by email attachments, to the Chair of the Mineralogy/Petrology Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. The Department of Geology and Geophysics is part of the College of Geosciences, which also includes the Departments of Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, and Oceanography, Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant university is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 172,000 people. Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body and compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. We encourage applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Texas A&M University also has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career partners.