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Position Description: The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) has a full-time, permanent opening for a Geoscience Manager to oversee and manage the Digital Mapping Laboratory located on the Moscow campus of the University of Idaho. The Geoscience Manager will manage and maintain production, publication, and delivery of geologic and other IGS maps, products, and data. The successful candidate will supervise and train Geologists, GIS Analysts, Digital Cartographers, and others working on Survey projects within the Digital Mapping Laboratory. The incumbent will also be responsible for the oversight of Information Technology contractors, maintaining and updating GIS software, developing and maintaining lab budgets for equipment and service contracts, identifying equipment and software needs, and providing input to the Director for long-term planning and best management practices to ensure smooth operation of the Lab. Co-management of the IGS website and Windows network domain are additional responsibilities of the position. A strong understanding of geologic mapping principals is an important skill for the incumbent to successfully collaborate with geologic staff on research projects.

An attractive benefits package and moving allowance is available to the successful candidate; an annual salary up to $70,000 is provided, commensurate with experience.

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The University of Montana Western seeks applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Sustainability.

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Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


The Geosciences Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a one-year, sabbatical replacement Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences to begin July 1, 2018. The successful candidate for the position must have a Ph.D. in the geosciences with a broad background in sedimentary geology and related field experience. Teaching responsibilities will include a required course in sedimentary geology, a topical introductory course in geology, and one or more electives in the candidate's specialty.

Our program in sedimentary geology is supported by an isotope ratio mass spectrometer with elemental analyzer, a scanning electron microscope with EDS analytical capabilities, a small research vessel for inland lake studies equipped with a variety of sonar and coring devices, WD-XRF and portable ED-XRF systems for chemical analysis, and three full-time departmental technicians, and by four supportive faculty colleagues with diverse research interests.

A candidate interested in the position and who meets the requirements above should submit: 1) a cover letter that addresses his/ her qualifications for the position; 2) a statement describing his/her teaching philosophy; 3) a statement of research interests; 4) a complete curriculum vitae; and 5) letters from three professional referees who know the candidate well and understand the expectations of a competitive liberal arts college. Your cover letter should address ways in which issues of diversity are brought into your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset. Candidates should submit these materials to Professor David Bailey via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at as well as additional information for spouses and partners provided here: Opportunities for Spouses and Partners. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community ( Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.