The Director of the Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) provides vision, leadership, scientific expertise, and administrative capabilities to achieve the Survey’s mission of excellent research and public service in an array of earth science disciplines. Idaho has both fascinating geology and scenic beauty. IGS is a special program of the University of Idaho with a main office in Moscow plus satellite offices in Boise and Pocatello; funding is a combination of state appropriations and grants and contracts. The Director represents the Survey’s interests to a variety of stakeholders including the Association of State Geologists, federal and state agencies and policymakers, the university community, industry and the public. The Director reports to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. The appointment is a full-time, twelve month, non-tenured research faculty position and is expected to begin July 1, 2014. Review of applications is underway and will continue until the position is filled. More details of the Survey’s accomplishments and staff are on their website: www.idahogeology.org. The full announcement and application is at http://apptrkr.com/436821. Announcement #10001056554; AA/EOE.
PETROLEUM GEOLOGIST - ILLINOIS STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - PRAIRIE RESEARCH INSTITUTE - UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) is a premier state geological survey serving the needs of Illinois with earth science information relevant to the state's environmental quality, economic vitality, and public safety. The ISGS, which is part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is located in the Natural Resources Building on the University's 700-acre campus.
We are seeking an experienced petroleum geoscientist to join the research team in reservoir characterization tasks for enhanced recovery of petroleum in mature oil fields within the Illinois Basin. Requirements include a minimum of a master’s degree in geology, geological engineering, or related discipline. Ph.D. is preferred. Twelve (12) years petroleum geology or related industry or research experience post bachelor’s degree. Knowledge of petroleum geology with an emphasis on subsurface reservoir characterization techniques such as interpreting well records and geophysical logs, including picking formation contacts and rock properties, identifying and interpreting facies, and depositional environments from subsurface geological data, cores, and outcrops, and a basic understanding of enhanced recovery techniques, reservoir diagenesis, and of petroleum systems.
Applications must be received by April 30, 2014. To apply, qualified candidates must submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board by the closing date. Additionally, candidates must upload a 1) cover letter, 2) résumé/CV, 3) the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for applications to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
For further information please contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, at email@example.com or 217-244-2401.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Visiting Scientist Program, located in Springfield, VA, offers scientists unique opportunities to conduct research in Advanced Laser Remote Sensing, Geologic and Geochemical, Geospatial Statics, Object Based Imagery, Quantifying Massive Geospatial Datasets Research Projects and many more areas of research.
Applications are accepted ongoing throughout the year. U.S. citizenship is required to complete a SCI security clearance. Applicants should have received or must be completing a master’s degree or Ph.D. (preferred), degree must be completed within past 5 years). Current college or university faculty members willing to go on sabbatical are also eligible to apply. The participant will receive a monthly stipend. The stipend rate is $60-80K+ based upon level of education, training, and experience. Relocation assistance, health benefits, travel and training may be provided. A two-page statement of research interest paper is required for consideration. For further information and to apply, visit: http://www.orau.org/maryland. Click on Open Projects to search NGA opportunities. Additional questions may be answered by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.