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Northern Arizona University’s School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability is currently seeking is seeking a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer, with an appointment beginning as early as January 9, 2017, but most likely starting at the beginning of fall semester – August 14, 2017. The nine-month position is not tenure eligible, but may be renewable based on satisfactory job performance, availability of funding, and program needs.

The successful applicant will teach five sections of the large-enrollment non-majors introductory course GLG112 (Geologic Disasters) and one additional undergraduate majors course each year. Additional responsibilities include curriculum development and management, and service to the School, University, and/or community. 

There are no research expectations for this position.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Geoscience, Geoscience Education or equivalent as of January 9, 2017 and one year of full time teaching experience or equivalent

Application Deadline: This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016.

Please see for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


The Geology Program in the Department of Physical Sciences of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin seeks a Geoscientist for a tenure-track faculty position (any rank). More information about the position and instructions on how to apply can be found at


The Berg-Hughes Center (BHC) for Sedimentary and Petroleum Systems and the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Texas A&M University invite applications from individuals for a non tenure-track, three-year renewable contract position as a Professor of Practice in Unconventional Resources beginning as early as January 1, 2017. This position will be a joint appointment with teaching, research and service responsibilities in the Berg-Hughes Center and Department of Geology and Geophysics. The principal responsibility of this position is to spearhead the collaborative Unconventional Resources research and teaching programs in the recently established BHC – Crisman Institute joint industry program. This responsibility includes leading in the development of a robust externally funded research program in Unconventional Resources that includes research collaboration with researchers in the petroleum industry; teaching integrative courses that introduce advanced concepts and technologies needed for understanding the geohistory of sedimentary basins and the origin and location of unconventional and conventional petroleum resources inherent to sedimentary basins, and supervising graduate students and mentoring faculty in the use of sophisticated computational and applied research approaches and techniques to solve complex geologic problems related to Unconventional Resources.

We seek candidates who have had extensive experience in Unconventional Resources and in serving as a team leader on multi-disciplinary research projects, and who have demonstrated the ability to develop and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants must have a record of success in working collaboratively with researchers in academia and the petroleum industry and be enthusiastic about teaching integrative courses and supervising graduate students in Unconventional Resources and related areas. Applicants must have either: 1) an earned Ph.D. in the geosciences and 10 years industry experience, or 2) an M.S. in the geosciences and more than 20 years industry experience. Successful applicants will be expected to teach effectively at the graduate level in Unconventional Resources and related fields and in team taught courses, including classes in the Petroleum Certificate curriculum and to supervise undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. research, including students who are interested in pursuing careers in the petroleum industry. Applicants are expected to build and maintain a collaborative program with engineers in the oil and gas industry and national and international research institutions.

Interested candidates should submit electronic versions of a letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, statement of research vision, strategies to implement that vision, and accomplishments, and the names and email addresses of at least three references to the Chair of the Unconventional Resources Search Committee ( Screening of applications for the position will begin November 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The Berg-Hughes Center ( and the Department of Geology and Geophysics ( are part of the College of Geosciences, which also includes the Departments of Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, and Oceanography; 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 257,000 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 Americans 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.

Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.


Company Description: Marietta College is an independent, selective, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college of 1,200 graduate and undergraduate students located in the historic river city of Marietta, Ohio. The city of 15,000 is part of a larger metro area of 150,000 located about two hours from Columbus and Pittsburgh.

The College traces its roots to 1797, was formally chartered in 1835, and was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1860, only the 16th institution in the nation then so honored. Today, Marietta College is recognized annually by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the top regional liberal arts colleges in the Midwest, while the community is regularly cited for its high quality of life and reasonable cost of living.

Job Description: The Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology at Marietta College invites applications for a one semester position in the field of igneous and metamorphic petrology in the Spring of 2017 with the potential to continue for the 2017-18 school year. Teaching and research interests that involve undergraduates in field work, laboratory methods and that utilize Geographic Information Systems are particularly desirable. The successful candidate would be responsible for teaching introductory and foundational geology courses such as Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Earth Resources, Mineralogy and Petrology, and there is the potential to teach specialized upper level courses. The department requires a senior capstone project similar to a MS research project and the candidate will have the opportunity to mentor students in projects related to their field.

Additional Information: Evaluation of applications will begin November 18th and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted via this online process. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted via mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.

Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Veterans and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements: Candidates would preferably have a Ph.D. and teaching experience at the undergraduate level, but we will consider candidates who have completed a Masters Degree and candidates who are ABD.

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located in beautiful Golden, Colorado, is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future for the nation that is environmentally and economically sustainable.

Job Summary: NREL provides the Department of Energy, Federal Agencies, and third parties with support in understanding the temporal and spatial variability of renewable energy resources, generation, and loads, today and in the future. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and apply a range of techniques to validate solar irradiance and solar energy forecasts in support of DOE SuNLaMP and Grid Modernization Lab Consortium projects. The techniques will be implemented in Python for inclusion in NREL's validation suite.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills: Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. plus 1 or more years of experience in industry or academia. Or: Masters plus 4 years. Development of professional-quality code in Python.

EEO. Pre-employment drug testing required.

Submit Your Resume: Please apply online at: and search for Req #R1640.


The Department of Geology seeks a technician for a 12-month, academic staff position starting September 1, 2017. BS/BA in geology required, MS preferred. She or he will maintain samples, supplies, and equipment, help teach summer field camp, and help train and supervise students: 1) in use of instruments and laboratories, and 2) as outreach presenters. Experience with geology laboratories and instruments, field mapping, specimen/sample curation, and geology software preferred. Refer to for more information.


As part of a larger investment to create the new Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology, the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to add faculty to our newly formed Energy Cluster spanning the natural sciences. We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in one of the following departments: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, or Physics & Astronomy. Exceptional senior candidates will also be given consideration. The successful candidate will mount an innovative program of fundamental scientific research that impacts our societal energy challenges, broadly defined, and in doing so will forge collaborative links with other Penn scientists and engineers involved in energy research. Applicants must apply online at Required application materials include: curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a research statement that includes the candidate’s perspective on how she or he fits into one of the four departments and identifies potential collaborative links with other natural science departments, and a teaching statement. Applicants should also submit the names and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start on October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The School of Arts and Sciences is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: ). The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply


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