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The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in economic geology - strategic natural mineral resources, at the Assistant Professor level, to begin August, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active externally-funded research program that investigates processes related to ore genesis, mineral resources, ore deposit exploration, and demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary research. We seek individuals who will integrate their research with excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will include service courses as well as courses in the individual’s area of expertise. The Department currently has 20 full-time faculty, and 318 undergraduate and 241 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 Mining Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Local area establishments with potential collaborative research opportunities include the U.S. Geological Survey (Mid-continent Geospatial Mapping Center), Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Fort Leonard Wood (U.S. Army), the Missouri S&T Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center (RMERC), Materials Research Center (MRC), and Energy Research and Development Center (ERDC). Visit our department web pages for more information on faculty and research ( Questions regarding this position should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. David Wronkiewicz ( ).

A Ph.D. in Geology and/or Geophysics is required. The final candidate is required to provide an official transcript showing completion of the terminal degree listed in the application materials submitted. A copy of transcripts must be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide the official transcript or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

Applications must include a letter describing interests and possible contributions to our programs, curriculum vita, statements of teaching interests and research goals, up to five reprints of published work, and the names and contact information of three referees. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2016 and continue until the search is completed.

All application materials including resume/vita, cover letter, reference letters, portfolio, etc., must include the position reference number in order to be processed and must be submitted electronically to: Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and Word.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Human Resource Office Position Reference Number #00065394(Geoscientist).

Missouri University of Science and Technology is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Geophysics ( in any field of observational, experimental, computational or theoretical geophysics. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate's work over any specific area of specialization. The appointment will likely be at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor).

We seek exceptional individuals who can develop a world-class program of research, and have a strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching. A doctorate is required at the time of appointment.

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three recent publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Please apply online at: Review of applications will commence upon receipt, and the position will remain open until filled. Questions related to your submission may be directed to Contact Csilla M. Csaplár at (650) 498-6877 or

Stanford University has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we particularly encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities.


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, 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 For more information about the Center for Geoscience and Society, see Questions can be sent to Ed Robeck, Director of the Center for Geoscience and Society, at

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.


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, Alternate contact: Bob Horning, P.O. Box 460, Tesuque, NM 87575, USA, +1-505-820-9290, Learn more about the geology of the area at