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View Ad Assistant Professor, Geology- Marine and Coastal Science, Western Washington University [ 25 JULY ]

View Ad Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University [ 26 JULY ]

View Ad Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Mineralogy and Petrology (Tenure Track Position), Furman University [ 2 AUGUST ]

View Ad Planetary Geology/Geophysics, Western Washington University [ 29 AUGUST ]

View Ad Tenure Track Assistant Professor In Remote Sensing / Geospatial Technology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona [ 30 AUGUST ]

View Ad Assistant Professor, Geochemistry, San Diego State University [ 3 SEPTEMBER ]

View Ad Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Structural/Tectonic Geology, San Diego State University [ 3 SEPTEMBER ]

View Ad Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes, Baylor University [ 8 SEPTEMBER ]

View Ad Assistant Professor Position of Sedimentological Processes and Records, Utah State University [ 10 SEPTEMBER ]

View Ad Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Field Geology or Mineralogy/Petrology (Earth Materials), California State University, Sacramento [ 12 SEPTEMBER ]

View Ad Professional Practice Assistant Professor in Applied Geoscience and Stem Education, Utah State University [ 16 SEPTEMBER ]

 

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M.S. Opportunity on karst and mineral springs hydrogeology and geochemistry, Indiana Geological and Water Survey and Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University

The Indiana Geological and Water Survey (IGWS) in collaboration with the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (DEAS) at Indiana University, have immediate support for a M.S. RA opportunity to work under the direction of research scientist Tracy Branam at the IGWS. The graduate student project is part of a larger program to establish a springs inventory for hydrogeology and geochemistry in support the aims and missions of the Center for Rural Engagement at IU. The student will collect field data and water samples at spring locations primarily across the Mitchell Plateau of south-central Indiana; and analyze water samples in facilities at the IGWS, DEAS, and collaborating institutions. The opening is available for start in January 2020. Please apply through the IU’s Graduate School admissions site at http://graduate.indiana.edu/admissions/index.shtml. More information for prospective students is at https://earth.indiana.edu/graduate/how-to-apply.html. You may also contact Dr. Doug Edmonds, Director of Graduate Studies at DEAS, geodgs@indiana.edu, 812-855-4512, Research Scientist Tracy Branam at the IGWS, tbranam@indiana.edu , 812-855-8390, and Dr. Lee Florea, Assistant Director for Research at the IGWS, lflorea@indiana.edu, 812-855-1376.

M.S. Opportunity on karst and mineral springs hydrogeology and geochemistry, Indiana Geological and Water Survey and Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University [9/15/2019]

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Graduate Research Assistantship, Spring 2020, Department of Sustainability & Environment, University of South Dakota

The Department of Sustainability & Environment at the University of South Dakota (https://www.usd.edu/arts-and-sciences/sustainability) is accepting applications for the graduate program in Sustainability for the Spring 2020 semester. A graduate assistantship is available for a M.S. student with an interest in eolian processes, geomorphology, soil science, and quantitative skills on a project assessing dust emission potential of different soil surfaces and landforms. The research will involve field work in the desert southwest US utilizing the Portable in situ Wind Erosion Lab. The student will operate the equipment, analyze data, and consider how sustainable land use practices impact wind erosion. This position includes a research assistantship stipend of $18k for the academic year, and covers 100 percent tuition and fees for the first year. The research assistantship may continue for a second year, or the department will offer a teaching assistantship. Applicants must be US citizens. Interested students should contact Mark.Sweeney@usd.edu.

Graduate Research Assistantship, Spring 2020, Department of Sustainability & Environment, University of South Dakota [9/11/2019]

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NSF-Funded PhD Opportunity in Earth Surface Processes and Critical Zone Science, Central Michigan University

The Earth Surface Processes and Critical Zone Science Laboratory at Central Michigan University has an immediate opening for a PhD student with interests in soil geochemistry and geomorphology. The projects will include quantitative mineralogy, micro- to macro-scale characterization of bedrock fractures using microscopy and x-ray tomography, numerical modeling of landscape evolution, and quantification of denudation rates using cosmogenic radionuclides. Students with interests and experience in geochemical laboratory techniques, field work, and numerical modeling applications to soil geochemistry and geomorphology should contact Dr. Nicole West (nicole.west@cmich.edu). Required qualifications: M.S. degree in geoscience or a related field, strong communication skills, and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.

NSF-Funded PhD Opportunity in Earth Surface Processes and Critical Zone Science, Central Michigan University [9/3/2019]

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PhD Projects, Geosciences, James Cook University

James Cook University ( JCU ) is the leading Australian University in tropical North Queensland, with strong geology and geochemistry programmes supported by world-class analytical facilities (https://www.jcu.edu.au/college-of-science-and-engineering/academic-groups/geoscience). We are looking for strong applicants to undertake a PhD project in one of the following focus areas:
1. The tectonic evolution and mineral potential of the Mt Isa District in NW Qld
2. The genesis of rare earth element deposits in Australia
3. The tectonic history and mineralization patterns of the accretionary margin of NE Qld
4. mineral geochemistry and fluid evolution of mineral deposits
5. sedimentology, basin analysis and vertebrate palaeontology
6. Marine geology of the Great barrier reef

Specific projects can be aligned with the individual strengths of applicants.

Scholarship funding is available through JCU and must be applied for before 30 September 2019. The PhD stipend is ~$27,500 per annum (non-taxable) for up to 3.5 years, with fully paid tuition fees for up to 4 years. Highly ranked candidates will also receive health cover. Additional top-up scholarships of $5,000 are available. The scholarship scheme is competitive and will only be available for candidates with a strong record. Relevant postgraduate research experience and/or refereed journal articles will improve the chances for a scholarship. Please refer to the following webpage for application information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/graduate-research-school/candidates/prospective-students/how-to-apply

If you are interested to apply for a PhD project and a scholarship please contact Dr. Ioan Sanislav (ioan.sanislav@jcu.edu.au) with your CV and an indication of the type of project you are interested in. We will screen your application, advise you on your chances of success in attracting a JCU scholarship and put you in touch with a potential supervisor. Visit JCU’s research portfolio (https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/) to look up the research interests of potential PhD advisors.

PhD Projects, Geosciences, James Cook University [7/30/2019]

 
 

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Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites applications for its Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. We anticipate awarding two fellowships that last two years in support of exceptional early-career scientists with interests in the broad field of earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences. Fellows are expected to pursue independent research, but also encouraged to collaborate with one or more faculty in the department. Applicants should contact prospective faculty hosts whose primary affiliation is in EAPS. MIT postdoctoral researchers receive mentoring and opportunities for career development throughout the postdoctoral period.

Fellows receive an annual stipend of $64,000, full coverage of premiums for affiliate health and basic dental and vision insurance, and an allowance of $5,000 per year for research and relocation expenses. The start date is flexible, but should ideally fall between June 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021. Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. by the start date, but not more than three years before the start date.

Applications are due by the end of November 18, 2019, and must include a curriculum vitae containing a list of publications, a two-page plan (including figures but excluding references) of research to be conducted during the fellowship, and three reference letters to be provided separately.

A description of the application process is at http://eapsweb.mit.edu/DPF.

Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) [9/18/2019]

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Flint Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale University

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University (http://earth.yale.edu) announces an annual competition for the Richard Foster Flint Postdoctoral Fellowship. We welcome applicants with research interests in climatic processes, Cenozoic paleoclimate, historical climate records, and future climate predictions, using either archive- or modeling-based investigations. Specific research areas include, but are not limited to, glaciology; climatology; atmospheric and oceanic circulation; low-temperature geochemistry; paleobiological and paleoecological responses to climate change; and coupling between tectonic, climatic, environmental, and biotic processes. This postdoctoral position is awarded for two years and includes a stipend ($60,000/yr) and research funds ($5,000/yr), plus health-care benefits and limited expenses for relocation. Applicants should contact a sponsor in the Department to discuss potential research projects, and then submit a short (2–3 page) statement of research interests and a proposed research plan, a curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, an endorsement letter from the sponsoring faculty member, and three confidential letters of reference. Applications should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/68371. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is December 15, 2019, and successful candidates are expected to begin their program at Yale between July 1 and December 31, 2020. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Flint Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale University [9/18/2019]

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U.S. Geological Survey, Regional Director-Midcontinent Region

1 vacancy. This is a Senior Executive Service position.

The USGS is looking for an individual who has successfully managed a large, geographically dispersed science organization to serve as the Regional Director-Midcontinent Region. The Region includes 18 Science Centers in 11 States from the Great Lakes to the Dakotas. The streamgage network is used to monitor and assess water resources across the region. Other research focuses on fisheries and aquatic ecosystems, midcontinental plant/animal species, invasive species, wildlife disease, and energy and mining.

The advertisement is open all US Citizens. The salary range is $153,520 to $192,300, and the closing date is 10/15/19. The vacancy announcement, qualifications, and how to apply can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545667400

U.S. Geological Survey, Regional Director-Midcontinent Region [9/18/2019]

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Pan Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is inviting applications for the Pan Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. We are seeking candidates with independent research interests that intersect with one or more faculty within our department. Both domestic and international applicants are welcome. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment and candidates must have received their Ph.D. no more than 3 years before their start date at Rice

The research fellowships will be supported for two years, pending satisfactory progress during the first year, and covers an annual stipend of $60,000 with a benefits package and an additional annual discretionary research allowance of $3,500.

Applicants are requested to develop a proposal of research to be undertaken during the fellowship period. The principal selection criteria are scientific excellence, a clearly expressed research plan to address questions at the forefront of their field of study, and research synergies with at least one faculty. The proposed research should, however, encompass independent research ideas and explore new directions beyond the applicant’s Ph.D. Preference will be given to applicants whose proposals demonstrate independence and originality, and also the potential for collaboration with one or more faculty in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.

The application is due on 1 November, 2019 at https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21282

The application should include the following documents:
(1) A current CV, including a list of publications.
(2) A brief synopsis of the applicant’s doctoral dissertation (less than one page).
(3) A concise statement (no longer than three pages, including figures, excluding references) describing the applicants research interests, specifically the research that the applicant would like to pursue at Rice University.
(4) The names of potential Rice faculty who could serve as postdoctoral mentors for the applicant.
(5) The names and email addresses of at least three references to write recommendation letters.

The highest ranked applicants will be invited to visit Rice in early 2020. Following acceptance, the appointment may begin anytime before 1 January, 2021. For further information or questions contact the chair of the search committee at esci-postdoc@rice.edu.

Rice University is located in Houston, Texas, and is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university that aspires to path-breaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. Rice fulfills this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Pan Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University [9/18/2019]

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Environmental Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Brigham Young University (BYU) invites applications for a full-time, continuing faculty status-track faculty position in the broad field of environmental geology beginning Fall Semester of 2020. The successful candidate may have expertise in geochemistry, geophysics, land-surface processes, hydrogeology, data analytics or related areas. . An interest and ability to contribute to our summer field course is a plus. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required. Implementation of a vigorous, externally funded research program is required. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise as well as undergraduate geology courses as assigned.

Excellent research infrastructure exists within the department, including laboratories and field equipment that support a wide-range of geophysical, geochemical, isotopic, petrologic and petrographic studies. Excellent computational facilities are also available within the Department and University.

The Department consists of 13 professorial faculty and 3 professional faculty, and offers B.S. and M.S. degrees. Research areas include environmental chemistry, hydrogeology, and paleoclimate studies. These areas are complemented by a strong tradition of petroleum geology, continental magmatism, geophysics (shallow and deep), structure and tectonics, stratigraphy, paleontology, and planetary science.

Applicants should send a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, a statement of research experience and goals, a description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of Geological Sciences, S-389 ESC, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602.

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the University’s Honor Code and Dress and Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.

Environmental Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University [9/17/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Soil Science, University of California at Davis

FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

1. Position Description
The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure‐track faculty position in pedology and soil landscape processes. The successful candidate will join the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. in soil science, geomorphology, geology or closely related field, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively‐funded research program. The appointee will be responsible for teaching 2.5 courses per year, which includes: Field Studies of Soils in California Ecosystems (taught every other year), Introductory Soil Science and Pedology. The position will be actively involved in undergraduate advising, curricular development and department and university service. The appointee is expected to mentor graduate students and participate in research and outreach programs consistent with the CA Agricultural Experiment Station mission.

Applicants should submit materials via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu. (https://apptrkr.com/1604882)

Additional inquiries can be directed to Dr. Toby O’Geen atogeen@ucdavis.edu

The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by 11/15/2019.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

UC Davis supports Family‐friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle‐feeding child less than two years of age. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work‐life/index.html

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work‐life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife/index.html

UC Davis was ranked #1 in 2016 on Forbes Magazine list of the 13 most important STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) universities for women, and is expecting to earn the U.S. Department of Education’s “Hispanic Serving Institution” designation by 2018‐2019. Davis celebrates the multi‐cultural diversity of its student body by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students through such organizations and programs as the Center for African Diaspora Student Success; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual Resource Center; Casa Cuauhtémoc Chicano‐Latino Theme House; Asian Pacific American Theme House; ME/SA (Middle astern/South Asian) living‐learning community; Multi‐ Ethnic Program (MEP); Chicano/Latino Retention Initiative; and Native American Theme Program.

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans’ offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited to full‐time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty (including Lecturers with Security of Employment (LSOE), Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment (SLPSOE)), and Cooperative Extension Specialists.

UC Davis is a smoke‐ and tobacco‐free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e‐cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis‐‐ indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Assistant Professor of Soil Science, University of California at Davis [9/17/2019]

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Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Alabama

The Department of Geological Sciences (DGS) at The University of Alabama seeks an individual with an outstanding record of proven leadership, teaching, research, and service to be hired at the rank of Full Professor with tenure for the position of Department Chair. The successful candidate must be internationally recognized within their field, have an active research program that includes external funding, and be able to promote the research goals and stature of the faculty and the DGS in consonance with those of a tier-one research institution. The candidate should be able to forge a dynamic vision for the DGS by working with the faculty and to communicate that vision to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and to the Provost of the University.

The DGS seeks a Chair who can build upon a strong foundation to increase the quality of B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs and who can advance the DGS’s research productivity and profile. The applicant should possess proven leadership abilities and have an enthusiasm for the University’s teaching and research missions. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or a closely related field and have expertise that complements that of existing faculty. The following will also be considered during the committee’s evaluation: previous administrative experience; ability to vigorously advocate on behalf of faculty, staff, and students; innovative recruiting approaches to attract diverse undergraduate and graduate students; leadership excellence, particularly in promoting collegiality in implementing change; innovative curriculum development and program advancement abilities; budget oversight and facilities management experience; ability to bring innovative ideas to enhance teaching quality and external research funds; experience with program assessment; capability for inspirational mentoring of colleagues and students; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, consistent with the University’s vision and mission.

The 22 DGS faculty members conduct a wide range of research that spans the geosciences, and they collaborate with institutions such as the Alabama Water Institute, the National Water Center, the Center for Sedimentary Basin Studies, and the Geological Survey of Alabama. The faculty are also establishing new energy industry consortia. Additional information, including an institutional profile, can be found https://apptrkr.com/1613142. Further details regarding existing DGS research programs, equipment, and facilities can be found at http://www.geo.ua.edu.

Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to: UAChairDGS@academicsearch.org. Applications should consist of a cover letter that describes the candidate’s current and future research and their predictions and/or assessment for the future of the geological sciences field. Additionally, the candidate should provide a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for at least five referees. No referees will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Review of applications will begin January 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Ann Die Hasselmo at Ann.Hasselmo@academicsearch.org or Chris Butler at Chris.Butler@academicsearch.org, consultants with Academic Search, Inc., Washington, D.C.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Alabama [9/17/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geology, Ohio Wesleyan University

The Department of Geology and Geography at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time (tenure-track) Assistant Professor of Geology with an expertise in Tectonics and Structural Geology to begin in Fall 2020. Applicants should possess a PhD in Geology with an expertise in Tectonics and Structural Geology and a strong commitment to teaching. ABD applicants within one year of completion of their PhD with a similar expertise and teaching commitment will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected: to teach approximately 9 contact hours per semester focusing on Physical and Environmental Geology, Tectonics, Structural Geology, Geological Techniques; to develop new courses in their expertise that complement the existing curriculum; to contribute to the interdisciplinary majors (for example, Planetary Science, Environmental Science) that Geology participates in; and to develop a research program that engages undergraduate students. Ohio Wesleyan places significant value of teaching, expects excellence and innovation in the classroom, and close educational interaction between faculty and students. The University also values and expects scholarly research and active engagement with professional activities. The Geology and Geography department currently has 5 tenure-track faculty positions (3 in Geology and 2 in Geography). Further information about the department can be found at www.owu.edu/geology .

Ohio Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Columbus, in Delaware, Ohio, promotes and celebrates an inclusive environment free from constraints in areas of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, family relationship, or economic barriers. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged as OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.

Completed application packets will include:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume or Curriculum Vitae
3) Three Letters of Recommendation
4) Statement on teaching philosophy
5) Statement on research interests and how undergraduate students would be involved in that research
6) Statement on diversity and inclusiveness that describes how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college that has diversity and inclusiveness as part of its core values

Please submit all application materials as PDF’s to: geologysearch@owu.edu

The application deadline is December 1, 2019. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Geology, Ohio Wesleyan University [9/17/2019]

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Professional Practice Assistant Professor in Applied Geoscience and Stem Education, Utah State University

The Department of Geosciences at Utah State University (USU), Logan, invites applications for a Professional Practice Assistant Professor position to develop and lead a new undergraduate program designed toward enhancing the geoscience workforce. This renewable term-appointment is targeted to begin August 2020. We seek candidates who fuse innovative learning pedagogies with applied geoscience training to advise, teach, and assess students in this initiative. The successful candidate will help develop and oversee the Geoscience Technology Workforce Pathways (GeoPaths) program, collaborative with Uintah Basin Technical College (UB Tech) and industry partners. Teaching responsibilities include delivering hands-on, applied courses to upper-level undergraduates as well as educational design and learning assessment for the GeoPaths program. Administration responsibilities involve managing the new GeoPaths program. By the start date, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geosciences, Earth Sciences, or a closely-related field. Professional experience in environmental, government, and/or industry geoscience is strongly preferred, as is experience and motivation in STEM education.

The Department of Geosciences is especially interested in candidates committed to fostering inclusive learning environments, as well as to promoting an environment of diversity and excellence through service, teaching, and research. USU is an AA/EO employer. Women, under-represented minorities, veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should view the complete position announcement and apply online, at https://careers-usu.icims.com/. Required materials include cover letter; CV; a statement of teaching and leadership philosophy, industry-employment and/or teaching experiences, and interests; the names and contact information for three references as well as the three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2019. Please visit our website (https://geo.usu.edu/) and contact: Alexis Ault, Search Committee Chair, alexis.ault@usu.edu, for information

Utah State faculty will be available to meet with prospective candidates at the 2019 GSA annual meeting in Phoenix.

Professional Practice Assistant Professor in Applied Geoscience and Stem Education, Utah State University [9/17/2019]

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Solid Earth Science, Central Washington University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA), seeks a solid earth geoscientist, inclusive of the broad areas of petrology, volcanology, and related fields, for a tenure-track position beginning September 16, 2020. A strong commitment to teaching, recruiting, and research at the undergraduate and M.S. graduate level, including working with students from traditionally underrepresented groups, is essential. Hiring is expected at the assistant professor level, but candidates at the associate professor level who would enhance CWU’s diversity are also encouraged to apply. We also encourage applications from candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. We especially welcome candidates whose research methods integrate field and laboratory approaches, and who can take advantage of CWU's location in the Cascade Range and the Murdock Research Laboratory (http://www.geology.cwu.edu/murdocklab/) to integrate field and lab experiences into the curriculum. Ellensburg lies 90 minutes east of Seattle and enjoys one of the finest living environments in the Pacific Northwest.

Complete position announcement and application instructions available at: https://careers.cwu.edu (Job ID 3263). A Ph.D. in geological sciences or related field is required by the start date. For additional information, see www.geology.cwu.edu or contact Dr. Chris Mattinson at mattinson@geology.cwu.edu. Screening will begin on November 1, 2019 and will be open until filled. CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Solid Earth Science, Central Washington University [9/16/2019]

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Physical Geography Lecturer, University of North Texas

The Department of Geography and the Environment at the University of North Texas (UNT) seeks applications for a non-tenure track lecturer position with a specialization in Physical Geography/Geology to begin in August 2020. We are seeking a broadly-trained physical geographer who is able to teach introductory courses in physical geography and geology as well as courses in the Geography major and Geology minor, including upper division electives in their area of expertise. An ability to teach an introductory course in GIS and organize or lead field trips/field schools is desirable. We seek also candidates with a strong commitment to mentoring undergraduate students. A Ph.D. in physical geography or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Applications must be submitted online at: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu, and should include a cover letter with a two-page statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and full contact information of three references. Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Feifei Pan (fpan@unt.edu). The search committee will begin its review of applications on 1 November 2019, and continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.

Physical Geography Lecturer, University of North Texas [9/16/2019]

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Faculty Position in Climate Change, University of Florida

The Department of Geological Sciences (geology.ufl.edu) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a tenure accruing position in the area of Climate Change at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2020. We are interested in candidates whose research focuses on interactions between and within the components of the climate system (the geosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere) as well as implications for those processes on past, present and/or future climate. We are particularly interested in applicants who will enhance existing geochemical facilities and build collaborations within the department and across UF. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications October 11, 2019 and the search will remain open until filled. For complete information about the position, including required qualifications and applications materials, please view the job postings at: https://apply.interfolio.com/68035. Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ellen Martin (eemartin@ufl.edu). The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Faculty Position in Climate Change, University of Florida [9/16/2019]

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Coastal Geology/Hydrogeology/Geomorphology, Old Dominion University

The Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (OEAS) at Old Dominion University seeks candidates with research interests in coastal geology, hydrogeology or coastal geomorphology for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in Fall 2020. Research interests can include wetland hydrogeology, coastal sedimentology and geomorphology, and landscape evolution. Expertise in either observational measurements or numerical modeling techniques is required. The preferred candidate will be comfortable working across research disciplines in geology and oceanography, including field-based studies, and potentially collaborating with faculty involved in ODU’s climate change, sea level rise and coastal resilience initiatives. Excellence in oral and written communication is required. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Earth or Ocean science or a related field as well as one or more years of postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an independent and externally funded research program, contribute to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to interdisciplinary research activities. Exceptional candidates may be considered for appointment at the Associate Professor level.

OEAS ( https://www.odu.edu/oeas ) has 24 faculty members with strengths in both earth and ocean sciences. Old Dominion University is a metropolitan, research-intensive public institution with an enrollment of 24,000+ students, including approximately 6,000 graduate students, and a full-time equivalent faculty of over 850, of which 40% are women. Additional information may be found at: https://www.odu.edu/about.

The University’s primary campus is in Norfolk, VA, a culturally rich, historic city and a major international maritime center in a metropolitan area of over 1.5 million people. Norfolk is one of the seven cities comprising Hampton Roads, located on the Chesapeake Bay. The area is a regional center for military, medical, and scholarly research. Additional information may be found at: https://www.virginia.org/Regions/HamptonRoads

ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applications must be submitted online and include: a cover letter describing the individual’s qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, names and contact information of at least three references, and an unofficial graduate transcript. When called for, the system will solicit letters from your references. Application must be made through https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications will begin on 21 October 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Our intent is to hire the successful candidate to begin in Fall 2020. All materials will be held in confidence until the finalists are invited to visit campus.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Coastal Geology/Hydrogeology/Geomorphology, Old Dominion University [9/16/2019]

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Chair, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Delaware

The University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

The University of Delaware seeks an inspirational and visionary leader for the position of Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences in the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment. The Chair will be appointed at the full professor level with a renewable five-year term. The Department has undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) programs with topical expertise in geochemistry and hydrology, surface processes and earth system science, and the solid earth. The Department also participates in the Environmental Science (B.S.) and Environmental Studies Program (B.A.) as well as the graduate program in Water Science and Policy. The incoming Chair will be expected to advance the Department's mission in cooperation with the faculty and staff.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in the earth sciences or a related field. The successful candidate will be an established scientist with a proven publication and extramural funding record, a substantive history of engagement with professional organizations, and a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion within the earth sciences as exhibited by advising a diversity of students, promoting junior colleagues, etc. The successful candidate will offer a compelling vision for the Department over the next decade. With several recent hires, the Department is seeking a strategically-minded, proactive individual who can champion the Department internally and externally to further harness the creative potential of its faculty and students. In alignment with the strategic plan for the College, and in collaboration with the faculty, the new Chair will have the opportunity to develop a cohesive vision for the Department and enhance its international prominence through the development of innovative educational and research programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to enhance departmental relationships with alumni and other external stakeholders.

In addition to the Department of Earth Sciences, the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment also includes the Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences and the School of Marine Science and Policy, thereby encompassing a wide array of disciplinary and interdisciplinary degree programs and a research-active faculty. The University of Delaware is a Land Grant, Sea Grant and Space Grant institution. It is state assisted but privately governed, and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as having very high research activity. The University currently enrolls approximately 19,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, and has plans to hire approximately 500 new faculty in the near future, with important initiatives in place to grow and enhance its graduate enrollment and programs. The College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and the Department of Earth Sciences expect to be part of and to benefit from this growth.

Applicants should submit a complete CV, statement of interest and experience, and a diversity statement at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs. The reference number (Job ID) for the position is 494330 . Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Professor Delphis Levia, at dlevia@udel.edu. For best consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2019. All possible discretion will be exercised to maintain the privacy of applicants through the search process.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

Chair, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Delaware [9/14/2019]

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Assisant Professor of Environmental Science, Southwest Minnesota State University

The Environmental Science program at Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking applications for a broadly-trained scientist with expertise in environmental hydrology or water resource sciences emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach to water, soil, and air interactions and who will play a key role in refocusing and updating the program's current curriculum. The position's primary responsibilities include: Teaching the introductory Environmental Science course and labs; Teaching Research Methods and supervising undergraduate research projects; Teaching upper-level hydrology courses and potential courses in one or more of the following areas: Remote Sensing, Climate Change, Environmental Monitoring, Geospatial Analysis, or related topics. Involvement in curriculum changes to the program. Preference given to candidates who have experience in computational environmental science using databases to analyze and model systems at different scales across a variety of disciplines.

Additional responsibilities include active participation in activities that support the Environmental Science program and Science department, including student advising and service on campus committees. Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly and creative activity, continuing preparation and study, contributing to student growth and development, and service to the University and community.

Review of the applications will begin October 16, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The complete job description listing responsibilities and qualifications for this position along with information regarding the online application process can be viewed at http://smsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1463 . Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: www.SMSU.edu

Assisant Professor of Environmental Science, Southwest Minnesota State University [9/14/2019]

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Geology, Northern Kentucky University

Department of Physics, Geology & Engineering Technology

The Department of Physics, Geology & Engineering technology at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Geology position to begin in August 1, 2020. A Doctorate degree in Earth Sciences or related field and expertise in at least one of the following fields: stratigraphy, tectonics, petrology, hydrogeology and environmental geology is required. Experience in teaching undergraduate-level courses required. ABD will be considered. Should have a proven record of scholarly research in geological sciences; able to establish a research program in geological sciences that involves training and mentoring undergraduate student researchers. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students with diverse social identities and backgrounds is required.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and upper level geology courses; establish an active and sustainable research program that involves NKU’s undergraduate students, promotes student engagement, and improves the quality of undergraduate learning; participate in service activities of the department; advise and mentor undergraduate students. Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Nathan De Lee (deleenm@nku.edu) for any questions.

For more information and how to apply go to https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8669

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Geology, Northern Kentucky University [9/14/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Soil-Plant-Environment Interactions, University of California at Davis

1. Position Description
The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure-track faculty position in Soil-Plant-Environment Interactions with an emphasis on how soil interacts with plants and the environment in response to environmental stresses. The successful candidate will join the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. in Soil Science, Agroecology, Ecohydrology or related field, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively-funded research program. The person hired is expected to teach 2.5 courses per year, which will include a high enrollment undergraduate class (e.g. Principles of Soil Science SSC 100), an upper division class in the area of soil-plant-environmental relations (e.g., Plant-Water-Soil Relationships HYD 124) and a graduate course (e.g., Soil-Plant Interrelationships SSC 208). The appointee will also participate in the training of graduate students in appropriate graduate groups. The position will be actively involved in undergraduate advising, curricular development and department and university service. The appointee is expected to participate in research and outreach programs consistent with the CA Agricultural Experiment Station mission.

Applicants should submit materials via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu.
Additional inquiries can be directed to Dr. Kate Scow kmscow@ucdavis.edu
The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by 11/15/2019.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife/index.html

UC Davis was ranked #1 in 2016 on Forbes Magazine list of the 13 most important STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) universities for women, and is expecting to earn the U.S. Department of Education’s “Hispanic Serving Institution” designation by 2018-2019. Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its student body by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students through such organizations and programs as the Center for African Diaspora Student Success; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual Resource Center; Casa Cuauhtémoc Chicano-Latino Theme House; Asian Pacific American Theme House; ME/SA (Middle astern/South Asian) living-learning community; Multi- Ethnic Program (MEP); Chicano/Latino Retention Initiative; and Native American Theme Program.

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans’ offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty (including Lecturers with Security of Employment (LSOE), Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment (SLPSOE)), and Cooperative Extension Specialists.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Assistant Professor of Soil-Plant-Environment Interactions, University of California at Davis [9/14/2019]

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Hibernia Project Chair in Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins, Memorial University

The Department of Earth Sciences at Memorial University seeks candidates for the newly created Hibernia Project Research Chair in Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins (Ref: VPA-EASC-2017-001). We are seeking a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level who will conduct and coordinate research on the tectonics of sedimentary basins. Exceptional candidates at the Associate level will also be considered. Early career researchers are strongly encouraged to apply." The Hibernia Project Chair is expected to build on existing petroleum geoscience expertise and research capacity at Memorial University and encourage and develop new collaborations between Memorial faculty and students and the oil and gas industry.

The position is a regular tenure-track position and the budget for the chair includes a sizeable research grant from HMDC. It is also expected that the selected candidate will match these industry funds through applications to leveraging programs from both provincial (e.g., Innovate NL Collaborate R&D - https://tinyurl.com/y6egy884) and federal (e.g., NSERC Alliance Grant program - https://tinyurl.com/yyrymasw) granting agencies.

The successful candidate will have research interests in and undertake field-based research in tectonics of sedimentary basins that may include, but not limited to: 1) sediment provenance studies; 2) structure and tectonic evolution of sedimentary basins; 3) geological controls on the seismic response of sedimentary rocks and fluids in the subsurface environment; and/or 4) exhumation and thermal-burial histories of sedimentary basins.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Earth Science or a related field, an exceptional record of peer-reviewed research related to the tectonics of sedimentary basins, and the capacity to develop and lead a high-quality research program, at least some of which will be based in Newfoundland and Labrador and funded through external awards including industry partners. It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate commitment to the effective mentoring of students and teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in topics including tectonics, sedimentary basin evolution, and geological field methods at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Experience in research within industry-academic research consortia; the ability to undertake cutting edge industrially relevant research with industry partners; potential for and demonstrated interest and ability to conduct and support studies involving students and industry partners; and hands-on industry experience are also considered assets for the position.

Applications should be received by October 30, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application with the names and contact information (including email) of three referees, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of planned research program and teaching interests to: Dr. Gregory Dunning, Head, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada A1B 3X5, or, preferably, email applications in PDF format to: earthscihead@mun.ca. Please quote the reference number VPA-EASC-2017-001 in the application and email subject line. Additional information about the position and the department is available at www.mun.ca/earthsciences/ or by contacting Dr. Gregory Dunning, Head of Earth Sciences at earthscihead@mun.ca or by telephone at 709-864-2334.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Hibernia Project Chair in Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins, Memorial University [9/14/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Field Geology or Mineralogy/Petrology (Earth Materials), California State University, Sacramento

The Geology Department at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for two separate tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions, one in Field Geology (http://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4411) and one in Mineralogy/Petrology (Earth Materials) (http://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4415) beginning in August 2020. Qualified candidates should be dedicated to teaching at the undergraduate and master’s levels and committed to developing an active research program that is suitable for student involvement. Successful candidates will be expected to teach a variety of courses in Geology, develop courses in their area of specialization, advise student research (undergraduate and graduate), contribute to college-wide service, and create an inclusive teaching environment for a diverse student population.

For information about the department, go to www.csus.edu/geology or contact geology@csus.edu. To apply, view http://csus.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2019 and the positions will remain open until filled. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply separately to both positions.

Geology faculty will be available to meet with prospective candidates at the 2019 GSA annual meeting in Phoenix.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Field Geology or Mineralogy/Petrology (Earth Materials), California State University, Sacramento [9/12/2019]

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Oil and Gas Geologist, Wyoming State Geological Survey

The Wyoming State Geological Survey is seeking an Oil and Gas Geologist. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to a state agency whose focus is to promote the beneficial and environmentally sound use of Wyoming's geologic, mineral, and energy resources. The position will focus on studies related to oil and gas resource potential and availability, generation and emplacement, and basin history. For more information go to http://www.wsgs.wyo.gov/about/employment

Oil and Gas Geologist, Wyoming State Geological Survey [9/11/2019]

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Faculty Position, Geomorphology, Bucknell University

The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences at Bucknell University seeks to hire a geomorphologist at the assistant professor level for the fall semester, 2020. We seek a teacher-scholar with a PhD in geology or a closely related field at the start of appointment. The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research and a commitment to diversity, a liberal arts education, and interacting effectively with students and colleagues having a range of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to developing an undergraduate research program and will take advantage of the local geologic setting to develop meaningful teaching exercises. This position will be expected to teach introductory-level geology classes, an upper level class on geomorphology, and to develop an upper level class in their area of specialization. This position will also be expected to contribute to Foundation Seminars for first year students or Integrated Perspective seminars for sophomore students on a rotating basis. The successful candidate may also develop teaching and collaborative research relationships with one or more of the following: the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, the Environmental or Discovery Residential College, the Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and statements on their teaching philosophy, commitment to diversity, and research goals. Applicants should provide contact information for three references. For additional information and to apply, please go to Bucknell University's career site careers.bucknell.edu. Review of applications will begin Oct. 21, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

We seek a teacher-scholar who is committed to Bucknell University's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body and whose experience and expertise will contribute to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences diversity-related educational goals, including an emphasis on inclusive pedagogy. We welcome applications from members of groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music. Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The University sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies. Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C

Faculty Position, Geomorphology, Bucknell University [9/11/2019]

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Assistant Professor Position of Sedimentological Processes and Records, Utah State University

The Department of Geosciences at Utah State University (USU), Logan, invites applications for an academic-year (9-month), tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sedimentological Processes and Records to begin August 2020. We seek candidates who conduct innovative and quantitative research in areas such as: interpretation of sedimentary successions for environmental and evolutionary change across all time and/or spatial scales, critical zone processes, life-sediment interactions, and near-surface geophysical investigation of sedimentary architecture or other characteristics. Successful candidates will demonstrate potential for excellence in research and scholarly leadership through development of an externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities include contributing to our undergraduate curriculum, and offering graduate courses in the candidate’s specialization. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geosciences, Earth Sciences, or a closely related field. Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred.

The Department of Geosciences is interested in candidates committed to fostering inclusive learning environments and to promoting an environment of diversity and excellence through their research, teaching, and service. Qualified candidates will be devoted to mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

USU is an AA/EO employer. Women, members of under-represented groups, veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Geosciences takes active steps to promote a diverse and welcoming environment, including a successful graduate student diversity fellowship.

Applicants should view the complete position description and apply online at https://careers-usu.icims.com/. Required materials include a cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching, contact information for 3 references, and one representative publication. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2019. Please visit our website (https://geo.usu.edu/) and contact: Dennis Newell, Search Committee Chair, dennis.newell@usu.edu, for information.

Members of the search committee will available at GSA to discuss the position.

Assistant Professor Position of Sedimentological Processes and Records, Utah State University [9/10/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geology, Middlebury College

The Geology Department at Middlebury College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in physical earth sciences beginning fall 2020. We seek a geoscientist with a background in quantitative approaches to Earth studies in a subfield that complements those of current faculty members in the Department. Areas of teaching and research interest could include, but are not limited to, marine, land, or environmental geophysics, geodesy, energy/mineral resource studies, geological hazard studies, glaciology, oceanography, physical climatology, climate system analysis and prediction, or ocean-atmosphere-cryosphere interactions. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, advise student research, develop a research program in their area of expertise that is suitable for undergraduate involvement, and contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by September 30, 2019. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, please provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.

Through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/) submit: a letter of application addressed to David West, search committee chair; curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching and research plans; diversity and inclusion statement; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise. More information on the position is available at https://apptrkr.com/1601206 and our department page, http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/geol. The application deadline is September 30, 2019.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here.

Assistant Professor of Geology, Middlebury College [9/10/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography, Vassar College

Department: Earth Science & Geography Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001671

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional information on candidate diversity statements.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in biogeochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2020.

The successful candidate will teach biogeochemistry, mass extinctions, and oceanography. Additional areas of interest include geohazards and paleontology. The successful candidate will also engage in research with undergraduates during the school year and possibly as part of the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute.

Candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and descriptions and/or syllabi for an introductory-level oceanography course, an intermediate-level biogeochemistry course, and upper-level seminar in mass extinctions or another topic of expertise. Candidates should also send a description of a fourth course that s/he/they might be interested in teaching at any level.

Additional information on candidate diversity statements can be found at deanofthefaculty.vassar.edu/positions/candidate-diversity-statement.

Qualifications
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geology or Earth Science at the time of appointment.

Required Applicant Documents
Vita
Cover Letter
Contact Information for 3 References
Personal Statement
Diversity Statement
Transcripts 1
Other 1

Optional Applicant Documents
Other 2
Other 3

Special Instructions to Applicants: Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1552319

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020

Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography, Vassar College [9/10/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes, Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, www.baylor.edu/profuturis/ and academic strategic plan, Illuminate www.baylor.edu/illuminate . As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Geosciences, College of Arts and Sciences:

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes

The Baylor University Department of Geosciences seeks a dynamic scholar in hydrology and surface processes beginning August 2020. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a geoscience, hydrology, or closely related discipline. We seek an innovative scientist with demonstrated research excellence. Specific areas of interest could include water connections within anthropogenic and natural systems, ecohydrology, remote sensing, climate change, fluvial geomorphology, and intersections between water and energy, all at scales ranging from the local watershed to global. We welcome candidates who bring new perspectives and a commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students. Our department includes 17 tenured and tenure-track geoscientists, with considerable facilities and resources. Water-related research is a priority for the Geosciences and other STEM departments, with multiple opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaborations.

The application package for this position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 peer-reviewed publications, separate research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of 3 references. Submit the application package electronically via Interfolio ( http://apply.interfolio.com/66785 ).

If there are questions please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Joe Yelderman ( email: joe_yelderman@baylor.edu ). Faculty will also be available to discuss the position at the GSA meeting in Phoenix and the AGU meeting in San Francisco.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/01/2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more, please visit these links: https://www.baylor.edu/geosciences/, https://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/,

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes, Baylor University [9/8/2019]

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Earth Surface Processes, University of Alaska Anchorage

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) (www.uaa.alaska.edu/geology/) seeks applications from exceptional candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of Earth Surface Processes, with a start date of August 2020. We aim to complement existing areas of research expertise in hydrology, environmental geochemistry, structure, and stratigraphy. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses to a diverse student body in the B.S. and M.S. programs in geological sciences.

Although all areas of Earth Surface Processes will be considered, expertise in modeling of geomorphological, coastal, cryospheric, and/or marine processes is desired. The position is associated with a $20 million, 5-year National Science Foundation EPSCoR (Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) grant that supports interdisciplinary research in the State of Alaska. During the first three years at UAA, the successful applicant will serve as a member of the EPSCoR team for the project “Fire and Ice: Navigating Variability in Boreal Wildfire Regimes and Subarctic Coastal Ecosystems.” Applicants are encouraged to consult the Alaska EPSCoR website at www.alaska.edu/epscor for further information. Contributing to the boreal fire component and the ability to integrate across the coastal margins component is central to the project.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in geological sciences or a closely related discipline, and preferably have post-doctoral and teaching experience. The position requires research, teaching, and service components that support UAA’s mission. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses and/or develop specialty courses for the graduate (M.S.) and undergraduate academic programs, develop a vigorous externally funded research program, and mentor graduate students. Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest that outlines their qualifications for this position and includes a research plan, teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted to Job #512846 at alaska.edu/jobs/. For questions about this position, please contact Dr. Lee Ann Munk, Chair of the Search Committee, at lamunk@alaska.edu. Review of applications will begin November 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution. Applicant must be eligible for employment at the time of initial appointment under the immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and subsequent amendments. Your application for employment with UAA is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Earth Surface Processes, University of Alaska Anchorage [9/6/2019]

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Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank, commensurate with experience, in the field of planetary science. The candidate is expected to perform research in the broad area of planetary surfaces and processes, have or seek active involvement in planetary science missions, and eventually assume leadership of the NASA Planetary Data System Geosciences Node at Washington University. The ideal candidate will employ quantitative tools and will integrate computational approaches with remotely sensed observations.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, provide outstanding teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate actively in departmental governance and university service. We seek candidates who will strengthen existing research programs in planetary science and remote sensing, as well as foster collaboration with scholars across the Washington University community.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in planetary science or a related field at the time of appointment. In addition, candidates at the associate or full professor rank must have an advanced record of research, publication, and teaching warranting tenure. Complete applications include cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information of at least four references, submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/66099. Applications must be received by October 31, 2019 to ensure consideration.

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis [9/6/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Geochemistry, San Diego State University

The Department of Geological Sciences and the Environmental Sciences Program at SDSU invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in geochemistry and environmental sciences. The preferred start date of the appointment is August 2020. The full advertisement and directions for application are posted at http://apply.interfolio.com/67212. Review of applications will begin on 21 October 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For questions or more information please contact Dr. David L. Kimbrough, Search Committee Chair at dkimbrough@sdsu.edu . SDSU is an equal opportunity/Title IX employer.

Assistant Professor, Geochemistry, San Diego State University [9/3/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Structural/Tectonic Geology, San Diego State University

The San Diego State University Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY/TECTONICS at the Assistant Professor level. We seek to hire a candidate who uses field-based and/or computational models to address questions related to structural deformation in regions of active tectonics. Specific areas of research might include any aspects of structural geology and/or active tectonics through the use of field studies, applied geophysics, computational techniques and/or models. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded, independent research program with student participation. Contribution to the Department of Geological Sciences teaching mission and participation in University and/or community service is also expected. Candidates should have a PhD in Geology or related field, relevant post-doctoral experience, a strong record of research accomplishments, external funding and a demonstrated capacity for teaching.

Additional information and application procedures are available at https://apply.interfolio.com/67226. Review of applications will begin on 21 October 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair, Dr. Allen Gontz, agontz@sdsu.edu.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Structural/Tectonic Geology, San Diego State University [9/1/2019]

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Geoscience Education, California State University, Fullerton

The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship beginning August 2020. CSUF is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing campus diversity. We seek a geoscience educator who develops, applies, and evaluates new geoscience teaching innovations and curricula, as well as develops and tests geoscience education research questions and hypotheses. We expect candidates to show evidence of an existing or developing active, externally funded student-centered research program. We seek a scholar who demonstrates interest and ability to teach courses in general geology and geoscience education at various levels including: general education, lower- and upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses. The successful candidate shall: (1) coordinate geoscience education courses; (2) help facilitate the integration of teacher preparation; and (3) be involved in program-level assessment for our department. Applicants should submit a cover letter containing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and or service, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and a list of three individuals who will provide letters of reference. Submit materials online at: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment. Questions concerning the application or receipt of application materials should be sent to: Dr. Nicole Bonuso Geoscience-ed-search@fullerton.edu

Geoscience Education, California State University, Fullerton [9/1/2019]

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Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Remote Sensing / Geospatial Technology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

The Geological Sciences Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position, beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. We invite applications from geoscientists whose research incorporates data from ground-based remote sensing or observations from unmanned aerial vehicles or satellites, and the position is open to a broad range of research specializations, such as natural hazards, active tectonics, environmental geoscience, and/or climate change. A Ph.D. in geology, geophysics, environmental geoscience or a directly related science or engineering discipline is required. The successful candidate will have the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and for developing an externally-funded research program that will involve undergraduate and Master's students. Teaching responsibilities will typically include a mix of geoscience courses at the lower division, upper division, and graduate levels, and will incorporate classes in Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing or other specialty courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Demonstrated experience with data collection and analysis using modern instrumentation is expected. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated success with external funding, established ties to research institutions, industry or government agencies and interest in developing intradepartmental and cross-campus collaborations. At Cal Poly Pomona we cultivate student and faculty success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to being the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives. The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than December 30, 2019. Full position description and application procedure: http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/.

Interested applicants can contact Stephen Osborn at GSA Phoenix Meeting: sgosborn@cpp.edu

Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Remote Sensing / Geospatial Technology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona [8/30/2019]

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Adelphi University

ABOUT ADELPHI:
Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Environmental Studies program at Adelphi University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in Earth Science or a related field, with demonstrated teaching and research expertise in earth and environmental science, and ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. We especially welcome candidates with a history of scholarly publications and external funding emphasizing active research agenda focused on climate change, coastal geology, and/or GIS.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Teach courses and supervise student research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Potential courses include Climate Change, Environmental Geographic Systems, Introduction to the Oceans, Hydrology, or a new course in the candidate's area of expertise.
• Collaborate with other faculty working on past and present causes of climate change or environmental degradation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Applicants should have demonstrated research and teaching expertise in earth and environmental science.
• A Ph.D. in Earth Science or relevant field is required at the time of appointment.

APPLICATION:
• Applicants should submit a letter of interest with statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (2-pages each), curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. • To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1595433

Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Adelphi University [8/30/2019]

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Planetary Geology/Geophysics, Western Washington University

The Geology Department and the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Western Washington University (WWU) invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with specialty in Planetary Geology/Geophysics, to begin Sept 16, 2020. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching, who will establish a vigorous research program, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research. Teaching assignments will be focused in Geophysics (https://www.wwu.edu/majors/geophysics-bs), a program shared between the departments.

The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in remote sensing, planetary geology, seismology, magnetism, tectonics and stellar astrophysics by developing new courses and research avenues in planetary geology and/or geophysics. Areas of interest include the role of physical processes in topics such as planet formation and evolution, planetary interiors, surfaces, or potential fields, small bodies, solar system dynamics, or related areas.

For details about the position, application information and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website 497337. Review of applications begins December 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Jackie Caplan-Auerbach. (caplanj@wwu.edu, 360-650-4153).

Western Washington University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Planetary Geology/Geophysics, Western Washington University [8/29/2019]

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Interdisciplinary Scientist, Research Geologist/Biologist, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History seeks a paleobiologist to conduct an integrative, specimen-based research program in the paleobiology of marine macro-invertebrate fossils. The successful candidate is expected to pursue creative studies of evolutionary and/or paleoecological patterns and processes using morphology, phylogenetics, biogeography, and/or biogeochemistry. Publication in peer-reviewed journals in specialty areas is expected, as is curation of appropriate collections, professional service to the scientific community, and educational outreach to the public in a manner commensurate with emerging leadership in the area of specialty.

This position is a full-time, permanent appointment with full Government benefits to be filled at the GS-12 level; U.S. citizenship and a one-year probationary period are required. The museum’s authorized salary range for this position is $83,938-$88,959 per year commensurate with experience. All candidates are encouraged to apply, including those whose academic status is “All But Dissertation” (ABD), currently performing postdoctoral work, or engaged in early stages of their academic careers. College transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study must be submitted online by the closing date of announcement. For complete requirements and application procedures go to www.sihr.si.edu or www.usajobs.gov and refer to Announcement 19A-JW-304802-DEU-NMNH. The announcement opens August 5, 2019. Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on-line by October 7, 2019 and must reference the announcement number. This is an interdisciplinary position to be filled by either a Research Geologist or a Research Biologist, depending upon the applicant’s primary discipline. All applicants will be notified by email when their application is received. The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interdisciplinary Scientist, Research Geologist/Biologist, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution [8/29/2019]

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Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, McDaniel College (ENV)

The Environmental Studies Department at McDaniel College (ENV) invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the earth sciences beginning August 2020.

ENV prepares students to become tomorrow’s leaders, entrepreneurs, and environmental professionals. Students are educated in the social and natural sciences and develop a personalized plan of study within one of three thematic tracks: Environmental Biology, Earth System Science, and Environmental Policy and Management. ENV also manages the 58-acre Singleton-Mathews property, a living laboratory used for research, outdoor learning, and community-building.

We seek an individual with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests in earth science and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. A Ph.D. in geology or a related field and previous teaching experience are preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered. The teaching load is 3:3, including introductory courses in environmental science, climatology, geology, and upper-level courses in the candidate's area of expertise. Preferred areas of expertise include geology, soils, environmental chemistry, water resources, and the geosciences. Candidates with experience and interest in engaging undergraduate students in research and teaching experiential, field-based, and/or lab-based courses are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in student-faculty research and support the department’s collaborative oversight and use of the Singleton-Mathews property.

Application review will begin on October 1st. To apply for this position, please apply online at https://employment.mcdaniel.edu/ and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference.

One of forty colleges and universities nationwide known for its success at changing the lives of it students, McDaniel College is a selective liberal arts college located in central Maryland, an hours drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC. Its primary commitment is to outstanding teaching and to fostering critical and creative thinking and humane and responsible action. McDaniel College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, McDaniel College (ENV) [8/29/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Environmental Geochemistry of the Anthropocene, University of British Columbia

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at the University of British Columbia invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Geochemistry of the Anthropocene. We seek an innovative researcher investigating geochemical processes in human impacted and/or managed environments, working to understand the response of natural geochemical cycles to anthropogenic influences. Candidates should hold a PhD in a related field, and be interested in addressing fundamental geochemical research questions relevant to contemporary environmental problems. All aspects of Anthropocene geochemistry are of interest, including, but not limited to: the distribution and pathways of metals in the environment; transport and accumulation mechanisms of pollutants in the geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere; geochemical “fingerprinting” of natural and anthropogenic pollutant levels, sources and sinks; and geochemical processes essential to the provision of ecosystem services. Please go to www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/34922 for more details about this position and for instructions on how to apply.

UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusion as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity throughout campus life. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Review of applications will start October 15, 2019. For questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Professor Raymond Andersen, by email at raymond.andersen@ubc.ca.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Environmental Geochemistry of the Anthropocene, University of British Columbia [8/28/2019]

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Faculty Position in Crust/Lithosphere Evolution, University of California, Davis

Next review date: Oct. 20, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Dec. 31, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Davis seeks a geologist who investigates the generation, evolution, and deformation of Earth’s crust and lithosphere. For this tenure-track faculty position, we seek candidates whose research is anchored in the rock record and addresses fundamental problems related to the Earth’s physical and chemical evolution over geologic time. The ideal candidate will employ creative, interdisciplinary, and process-focused research that integrates observations with laboratory or computational methods, and/or integrates two or more sub-disciplines within Earth science, such as petrology, rock mechanics, seismology, geochemistry, geochronology, structural geology, or tectonics. We are particularly interested in applicants who will expand our current research programs and have the potential to build new connections between areas of current research expertise in the department and across the UC Davis campus. The department’s current research programs and experimental, analytical and computational facilities are described at https://geology.ucdavis.edu/research.  More information about UC Davis.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in geoscience or a related field by the time of appointment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervision of graduate students and service to the department, university, and broader discipline are expected. The average teaching load is 3 quarter-length courses per year.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, statements of research plans, teaching interests, and contributions to diversity, and contact information of four references by October 20, 2019 to ensure full consideration by the committee. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified or the final search date of Dec. 31, 2019 is reached. Guidance for diversity statements may be found at http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion. Applications should be submitted online via the job listing #JPF03025 at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03025 Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair at eps-search@ucdavis.edu.

Faculty Position in Crust/Lithosphere Evolution, University of California, Davis [8/27/2019]

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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who pursues fundamental research in climate science with an emphasis on surface processes. The applicant’s research should involve more than one approach (e.g., observational, modeling, experimental) and may address topics that include, but are not limited to, the effects of climate change on biogeochemical cycling and the role of climate in landscape evolution. The successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative and productive program of scientific research that complements department strengths in ecohydrology, planetary science, and biogeochemistry, and can contribute to university strengths in areas such as public health. The candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise graduate students (MS and PhD), and mentor undergraduate students in research projects. Applicants must have a PhD in Earth Sciences or a related field, and a record of research accomplishments; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department  has extensive laboratory and computing facilities, and is expanding collaborations with other campus units including chemistry, health sciences, and biological sciences. The Department serves a growing body of majors, the majority of whom are underrepresented in STEM. UIC is a public R1 institution and one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse universities in the country. It is the largest institution of higher education in the Chicago area with over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. To apply, please complete the online application providing contact information and three professional references at https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the Job Board and then on the position link) and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching plans. For fullest consideration, please apply by October 21, 2019. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of funding. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago [8/27/2019]

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Tenure-Track, Crustal Processes, Indiana University Bloomington

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track position in crustal processes to begin in Fall 2020 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will complement existing strengths in crustal deformation and faulting, tectonic landscape evolution, sedimentary processes, and stable isotope geochemistry. Areas of desirable research include, but are not limited to, rock physics, rheology/mineralogy/petrology of crust and fault zones, crustal fluids, seismology, and geophysical imaging. We particularly encourage applicants who integrate field, theoretical, experimental, and/or modeling approaches.

The successful candidate will establish an internationally recognized, externally funded academic research program, supervise research by graduate and undergraduate students, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in their fields of expertise. Qualified candidates may be considered for the Judson Mead endowed professorship in applied geophysics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Earth Science or related field prior to employment. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by Oct 15, 2019 but they will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8343. Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. Kaj Johnson, Search Committee Chair (kajjohns@indiana.edu).

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Enhancing diversity within our faculty and students is an important aspect of departmental and university strategic planning. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Tenure-Track, Crustal Processes, Indiana University Bloomington [8/26/2019]

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Assistant Professor in Hydrology & Water Sustainability, University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Hydrology and Water Sustainability.

We are seeking a geoscientist who characterizes hydrologic change and evaluates adaptation strategies for sustainable adjustment to these changes. This colleague ideally uses combinations of field measurements and observations, modeling, and/or remote sensing to better understand water-climate-human interactions.

The successful candidate will establish an externally-funded, internationally recognized research program that complements existing Department strengths. In particular, the Department hosts the Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach (https://www.water.pitt.edu) and the University Climate and Global Change Center (https://www.climatecenter.pitt.edu/), both platforms for cutting edge, interdisciplinary water science. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate's area of expertise.

Review of applicants will begin on October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. A PhD is required at the time of appointment, with the position scheduled to begin in Fall 2020, subject to budgetary approval. Please apply online to: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjY4. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) research statement; 4) research statement; 5) diversity statement; 6) four references; and 7) copies of three relevant publications. Please direct questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Bain, dbain@pitt.edu, 412-624-8766.

Information about the University of Pittsburgh can be found at https://www.hr.pitt.edu/why-work-pitt. For information on the University of Pittsburgh’s generous package of benefits, visit http://www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits.

Pitt is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer. Full advertisement: https://www.geology.pitt.edu/news/assistant-professor-hydrology-water-sustainability

Assistant Professor in Hydrology & Water Sustainability, University of Pittsburgh [8/26/2019]

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Section Head, Integrated Activities Section, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), Alexandria VA

NSF’s Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Section Head for the Integrated Activities Section in the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR). The Head of the Integrated Activities Section serves as a member of the Division leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson for its cross-cutting activities. The incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the section, which includes the following programs: Instrumentation and Facilities, Geoinformatics, Education and Human Resources, Postdoctoral Fellowships, two major facilities (SAGE and GAGE), and cross-cutting research programs Frontiers of Earth Sciences, Critical Zone Sciences, Paleo-Perspectives on Climate Change, and GEOPRISMS. The incumbent guides the Section in formulating and implementing its research objectives and manages its administrative, fiscal and personnel aspects.

This Senior Executive Service position will be appointed as permanent career executive, with a salary range of $168,165 to $184,664 per year. The job opportunity announcement (EAR-2019-0005) with position requirements and application procedures may be viewed at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542264200

Applications must be received by September 13, 2019.

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff reflecting the diversity of our nation.

Section Head, Integrated Activities Section, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), Alexandria VA [8/21/2019]

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Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma

Applications are being solicited for the position of Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS). The OGS is located on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Oklahoma, and is under the direction and supervision of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma. Organizationally, the OGS is located within the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy, which also includes the School of Geology & Geophysics and the Mewbourne School of Petroleum & Geological Engineering. The Director of the OGS reports administratively to the Dean, Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy. If appropriate, the successful candidate may hold a dual appointment as a faculty member within the College as an Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should hold a doctorate or have the equivalent experience in geology, geophysics or a closely related field. Prior experience with a public agency, such as the OGS, would be beneficial.

The objectives and duties of the Oklahoma Geological Survey include the following:
• A study of the geological formations of the state with special reference to its natural resources, including coal, oil, gas, asphalt, gypsum, salt, cement, stone, clay, lead, zinc, iron, sand, road building material, water resources and all other mineral resources.
• Management of the Oklahoma seismic recording network, and the reporting and analysis of earthquake activity in the state.
• The preparation and publication of bulletins and reports, accompanied with necessary illustrations and maps, including both general and detailed descriptions of the geological structure and mineral resources of the state.
• The consideration of such other related scientific and economic questions that shall be deemed of value to the people of Oklahoma.

The Director of the OGS has the responsibility of overseeing activities related to geological and geophysical studies of Oklahoma and adjacent areas, preparation of reports documenting the findings of these studies, and communication of these results to individuals, agencies and the general public as appropriate and/or required.

The position requires supervision and administration of an organization of approximately 50 staff and associated facilities including offices, labs and the Oklahoma Petroleum Information Center (OPIC), which contains an extensive collection of rock cores and samples, other well information and selected facilities for the examination of these cores and samples. It is anticipated that the Director of the OGS will work with Oklahoma universities, state and federal agencies, industry and other entities to conduct research in areas of public interest, as well as providing advice and service in the areas of geology, geophysics and natural resources. One particular area of current high interest is the recent, significant increase in Oklahoma earthquake activity.

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated experience and ability to oversee these activities. Areas of experience that could be considered include an appropriate background with state or national surveys, administration in academia, experience in industry or research, or other related areas.

Review of candidates will begin May 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is January 1, 2020. Applicants are requested to submit a complete resume, statement of relevant experience and a list of five references who can be contacted, including names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and complete mailing addresses. Questions or requests for additional information may be addressed to J. Mike Stice, Dean of the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy, and Chair of the OGS Director Search Committee, at (405) 325-3821, or mstice@ou.edu. Applications and nominations should be submitted on-line at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61740

The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma [8/21/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Smith College

The Department of Geosciences at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2020. We seek a geologist with expertise in the broad field of climate science, and we are especially interested in applicants with expertise in and/or who can teach courses in climate change and surface processes, and other courses in support of majors in Geosciences and the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Faculty members at Smith teach an equivalent of 4 courses a year and are expected to establish an active research program that engages undergraduate students in their scholarship. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in geosciences at the time of appointment, and members of groups underrepresented in STEM are strongly encouraged to apply. Details about the Department of Geosciences may be found at http://www.smith.edu/geosciences. For more information and to apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/66800. Review of applications will begin on November 1. EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Smith College [8/21/2019]

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Department Chair, Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino

The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications for a Department Chair. The position will be a tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor with half-time allocated for Department Chair and half-time for faculty responsibilities. The position will begin August 2020. CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive faculty. Applicants with a commitment to serving a diverse student population in an equitable and inclusive fashion are strongly encouraged to apply. We strive for excellence, enhance diversity and foster harmony. For a full position description, go to https://cns.csusb.edu/geology and select New Position Open: Geological Science Department Chair.

Department Chair, Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino [8/15/2019]

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Geology, Colorado College

The Department of Geology at Colorado College announces a tenure-track faculty position in igneous petrology/ high temperature processes, to begin in August 2020. Applicants must have completed or be scheduled to complete a Ph.D. in Petrology or a closely related field, and must be able to demonstrate depth and breadth across the disciplines of earth sciences. Possible areas of active study of Earth’s crust could include fluid/rock interactions, economic geology, volcanology, and/or geohazards, among others, together with their connections to human society. The successful applicant should demonstrate innovative teaching methods, including the use of instrumentation, software, and/or analytical approaches. Experiences with and a future plan for the mentoring of undergraduates are essential. Experience with Rocky Mountain/western United States geology and acquaintance with the geologic evolution of the Colorado region, are valued, as are research and teaching interests that strengthen existing, or introduce new, departmental connections with other science programs at Colorado College (e.g., Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics). Appointment can be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, consistent with the current experience and rank of the candidate.

Colorado College is a leading national liberal arts college with a distinctive academic calendar called the Block Plan, in which students take, and professors teach, one course at a time. Maximum class size is 25 or fewer students. Our residential campus is located in Colorado Springs, in a varied geologic, geographic and cultural landscape at the base of Pikes Peak. The successful applicant should demonstrate enthusiasm and intention for teaching highly motivated undergraduate students in this environment, making maximal use opportunities for laboratory-, field-, or inquiry-based teaching afforded by the Block Plan.

Colorado College is dedicated to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, and working, and strives to increase the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are particularly encouraged to apply. The College’s position on these practices can be found at: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/basics/welcome/diversity/commitment.html.

The college supports active scholarship via a generous sabbatical program, travel to conferences, and internal grant opportunities.

Please apply at: http://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/4081. For more information, direct questions to geology@coloradocollege.edu.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Assistant or Associate Professor, Geology, Colorado College [8/14/2019]

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Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit, The University of British Columbia

The Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) Board of Directors and the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at The University of British Columbia (UBC), invite applicants for the position of MDRU Director.

The Director will provide visionary leadership, coordination and management of MDRU’s core areas of research, education, knowledge transfer and operating sustainability. Successful leadership and management of MDRU requires an extensive knowledge of the exploration and mining business and the application of geoscience research and innovation to drive success.

Applications are invited from geoscientists with a proven track record of technical and scientific excellence in economic geology and mineral exploration. The successful candidate will possess outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, have a demonstrated track-record of building successful collaborative teams, and be a strong strategic thinker. Please go to http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/34764 for more details about this position and for instructions on how to apply.

UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusion as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity throughout campus life.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The deadline for receipt of applications September 15, 2019, after which the review of applications will begin. Inquiries should be directed to the Search Committee Chair via email: mdru-search@eoas.ubc.ca.

Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit, The University of British Columbia [8/13/2019]

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Professional Staff – Scientists and/or Engineers, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (www.nwtrb.gov) is seeking to hire up to three Scientists and/or Engineers. We are seeking candidates at both senior and junior levels. For junior applicants, this will be an opportunity to work with, and be mentored by, Board members and senior scientist and engineers on the staff. Applicants must have a master’s degree or higher, or equivalent experience, in a relevant scientific or engineering field, such as geoscience, material science and engineering, civil engineering, systems engineering, environmental engineering, nuclear engineering, geological engineering, or other similar or related fields. Familiarity with the U.S. program and/or programs in other countries for managing and disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste is highly desirable. Occasional travel will be required.

Salary range is $78,000 to $166,500 per year. This vacancy announcement is being advertised from July 29, 2019 to September 15, 2019. For more information visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540977000

Professional Staff – Scientists and/or Engineers, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board [8/8/2019]

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Geomorphology, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Bucknell University

Company Name: Bucknell University
Job Title: Geomorph Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Location: Lewisburg, PA
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Job Details:
Faculty Position in Geomorphology, Bucknell University. The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences at Bucknell University seeks to hire a geomorphologist at the assistant professor level for the fall semester, 2020. We seek a teacher-scholar with a PhD in geology or a closely related field at the start of appointment. The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research and a commitment to diversity, a liberal arts education, and interacting effectively with students and colleagues having a range of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to developing an undergraduate research program and will take advantage of the local geologic setting to develop meaningful teaching exercises. This position will be expected to teach introductory-level geology classes, an upper level class on geomorphology, and to develop an upper level class in their area of specialization. This position will also be expected to contribute to Foundation Seminars for first year students or Integrated Perspective seminars for sophomore students on a rotating basis. The successful candidate may also develop teaching and collaborative research relationships with one or more of the following: the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, the Environmental or Discovery Residential College, the Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and statements on their teaching philosophy, commitment to diversity, and research goals. Applicants should provide contact information for three references. For additional information and to apply, please go to Bucknell University's career site careers.bucknell.edu. Review of applications will begin Oct. 21, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

We seek a teacher-scholar who is committed to Bucknell University's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body and whose experience and expertise will contribute to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences diversity-related educational goals, including an emphasis on inclusive pedagogy. We welcome applications from members of groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music. Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The University sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies. Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C

Geomorphology, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Bucknell University [8/8/2019]

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Professor of Practice, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University

Tulane University’s Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences seeks to fill a Professor of Practice position to begin in July 2020. The position is a non-tenured, full-time academic year (nine month) teaching position with renewable 3-year appointments. The responsibilities of this position include teaching courses related to the department’s GIS Certificate Program, teaching courses in the applicant’s area of specialization, and service to the educational mission of the department and university. Opportunities exist for advising undergraduate research and development of service-learning courses. A doctoral degree in an environmental science or related field is required. Applicants will be expected to teach introductory and advanced GIS courses.

Applications are due November 1 and the position will remain open until it is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, any previous teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references familiar with the applicant’s teaching abilities. Please submit applications to apply.interfolio.com/64259. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Nancye Dawers (ndawers@tulane.edu).

Tulane University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Tulane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and encourages minority applicants to apply.

Professor of Practice, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University [8/8/2019]

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Project Manager, Water Research Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

The WV Water Research Institute at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia is seeking applications for a Project Manager for its water quality monitoring program. The incumbent is responsible for environmental water-related research and reclamation projects. This requires tracking multiple project technical progress, financial tracking of budgeted versus expended, ensuring deliverables are met on time and within budget; addressing and correcting problems that arise; collaborating with state and federal agency personnel, watershed associations, university researchers, and external contractors and landowners; and securing permits and preparing bid packages for construction of AMD passive treatment systems.

In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
• Implement mine land reclamation projects.
• Conduct complex data analyses.
• Perform laboratory experiments.
• Establish and maintain sampling protocols.
• Implement and manage field investigations.
• Supervise GRAs and student workers.
• Develop standard operating procedures for field projects and chemical hygiene plans for laboratory experiments.
• Maintain field equipment ensuring all is functional, calibrated, and working properly, including tracking, scheduling and keeping field vehicles maintained in working order.
• Develop, format, and oversee population and maintenance of databases of field and lab data.
• Prepare maps and overlays using GIS.
• Work with research teams to develop articles for submission to scientific journals.
• Represent the Water Research Institute at professional meetings, conferences and symposiums by making presentations and exhibiting.
• Identify research opportunities, preparing grant applications and proposals, including coordinating research teams, writing statements of work, preparing budgets, timelines, data management plans, etc. for submission to federal, state, and private agencies.

Qualifications
• Master's degree in science or equivalent combination of bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environment science or other natural resources-related field and experience in design, implementation, and management of environmental remediation projects
• Minimum of two years of experience in water quality research and developing grant proposals.

Requirements
• Resume or CV
• Cover letter
• Three professional references
• Valid driver's license
• To apply, please visit the full job ad

About WVU Research Corporation
West Virginia University Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Corporation values diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Project Manager, Water Research Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia [8/8/2019]

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Professional Staff – Materials Engineer/Scientist, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (www.nwtrb.gov) is seeking to hire a Materials Engineer/Scientist. We are seeking candidates at both senior and junior levels. For junior applicants, this will be an opportunity to work with, and be mentored by, Board members and senior scientists and engineers on the staff. Applicants must have a master’s degree, or equivalent experience, in a relevant scientific or engineering field, such as materials science or engineering, chemistry or chemical engineering, nuclear engineering, geochemistry, or other similar or related fields. The candidate should have familiarity with the U.S. program and/or programs in other countries for managing and disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, to support the Board’s review and evaluation of the technical validity of DOE activities and programs. The incumbent must have superior communication, synthesis, and writing skills, as well as an ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, including Board members and staff. Occasional travel will be required.

Salary range is $78,000 to $166,500 per year. This vacancy announcement is being advertised from July 29, 2019 to September 15, 2019. For more information visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540978300

Professional Staff – Materials Engineer/Scientist, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board [8/8/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography, Vassar College

Department: Earth Science & Geography Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001671

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional information on candidate diversity statements.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in biogeochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2020.

The successful candidate will teach biogeochemistry, mass extinctions, and oceanography. Additional areas of interest include geohazards and paleontology. The successful candidate will also engage in research with undergraduates during the school year and possibly as part of the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute.

Candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and descriptions and/or syllabi for an introductory-level oceanography course, an intermediate-level biogeochemistry course, and upper-level seminar in mass extinctions or another topic of expertise. Candidates should also send a description of a fourth course that s/he/they might be interested in teaching at any level.

Additional information on candidate diversity statements can be found at deanofthefaculty.vassar.edu/positions/candidate-diversity-statement.

Qualifications
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geology or Earth Science at the time of appointment.

Required Applicant Documents
Vita
Cover Letter
Contact Information for 3 References
Personal Statement
Diversity Statement
Transcripts 1
Other 1

Optional Applicant Documents
Other 2
Other 3

Special Instructions to Applicants: Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1552319

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020

Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography, Vassar College [8/7/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geology, Middlebury College

The Geology Department at Middlebury College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in physical earth sciences beginning fall 2020. We seek a geoscientist with a background in quantitative approaches to Earth studies in a subfield that complements those of current faculty members in the Department. Areas of teaching and research interest could include, but are not limited to, marine, land, or environmental geophysics, geodesy, energy/mineral resource studies, geological hazard studies, glaciology, oceanography, physical climatology, climate system analysis and prediction, or ocean-atmosphere-cryosphere interactions. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, advise student research, develop a research program in their area of expertise that is suitable for undergraduate involvement, and contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by September 30, 2019. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, please provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.

Through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/) submit: a letter of application addressed to David West, search committee chair; curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching and research plans; diversity and inclusion statement; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise. More information on the position is available at https://apptrkr.com/1567118 and our department page, http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/geol. The application deadline is September 30, 2019.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here.

Assistant Professor of Geology, Middlebury College [8/7/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology, California State University Long Beach (CSULB)

The Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach (CSULB) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in any aspect of Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology to start Fall 2020. A qualified candidate should be dedicated to teaching at the undergraduate and Masters levels and committed to developing an externally funded research program that will involve students. As a campus that serves a very diverse community, the Department of Geological Sciences seeks candidates who, through previous experience supporting diverse students or their own lived experience, will be committed to the successful teaching and mentoring of all students.

Southern California abounds with world-class geologic exposures for teaching and research in the mountains, deserts, coast and ocean all within a few hours drive. CSULB is located in the vibrant Los Angeles-Long Beach-Orange County metropolitan area, rich with universities and colleges, government agencies and local industry that provide many opportunities for collaboration.

Please follow this link for a detailed position description, list of required and preferred qualifications, and explanation of the application procedure. Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019.

https://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-geological-sciences-2556

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology, California State University Long Beach (CSULB) [8/6/2019]

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Director, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), Alexandria, VA

NSF’s Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Director for the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR). The EAR Division Director serves as a member of the GEO leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson in earth sciences research. In collaboration with administrative personnel and the Section Heads of Disciplinary Programs and Integrative Activities, the incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the Division, and overseeing and managing the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. To this end and together with the leadership and administrative teams, responsibilities include directing the activities of EAR, assessing the needs and trends in earth sciences research and education, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The Division Director supervises and provides leadership with input and guidance from Section Heads, Program Officers, and administrative and support personnel. Additional responsibilities of the Division Director include the coordination of activities with other relevant programs within the Foundation, other federal agencies, community organizations, and international partners. Information about the Division’s activities may be found here.

Appointment to this position may be on a Senior Executive Service (SES) Career, SES limited-term appointment (1-3 years), or Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment. The salary range is $168,165 to $186,720.

Announcement EAR-2019-004, with position requirements and application procedures, is found on the USAJOB Home Page. The link listed on the NSF webpage will take the user to the USA Jobs announcement https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539961200.

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff reflecting the diversity of our nation.

Director, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), Alexandria, VA [8/5/2019]

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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Disaster Risk and Resilience, University of Canterbury

The Department of Geological Sciences, College of Science at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand invites applications for a permanent Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor in the US System) in Disaster Risk and Resilience.

You will have a PhD in geology, disaster risk and/or resilience, or in a related disciplinary area. You will have subject matter expertise in disaster risk and resilience, with a strong emerging research track record and evidence of securing external research grants (depending on position level).

For additional details about the role and the Department, please visit our website

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Disaster Risk and Resilience, University of Canterbury [8/5/2019]

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Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, University of Adelaide

Lead Critical Minerals Research in a rewarding environment.
An attractive remuneration package can be negotiated for the right candidate at Level D including 17% Superannuation.
Continuing position, available immediately.

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia’s third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

You will be primarily responsible for leading and developing research in critical minerals exploration; particularly those elements that are crucial to transformation to a renewable energy future. You will have a strong academic record with expertise in understanding the mineral systems containing technologically critical metals. It is proposed to establish a South Australian Centre for Critical Minerals in partnership with the SA Museum, which is an exciting development between the two institutions. The academic position will be pivotal in providing leadership of the new Centre and will enable access to the Museum and its mineral collection.

You will also take a lead role in the development and teaching of courses and programs in this area, and supervise research students.

To be successful you will need:
• A record of distinction and professional standing in the field of critical minerals.
• An outstanding track record of research with evidence of publications in highly ranked journals.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong international collaborations with academic, government and industry partners.
• Demonstrated ability to attract funds from competitive grants and other sources to support research.
• Demonstrated ability to provide high quality academic leadership.
• Leadership and management experience in an appropriate tertiary education environment.
• A record of outstanding achievement in teaching and course development, and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Your division's broader role
The Faculty of Sciences’ co-location with major national and global innovative research organisations keeps our researchers and students at the forefront of developing technologies and the latest discoveries in science.

The School of Physical Sciences is part of the Faculty and brings together the Departments of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics. The appointment will be made in the Department of Earth Sciences, which consistently produces world class research in geology, geochemistry and geophysics.

Learn more at: https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/home

https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/physical-sciences/home

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long and fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our cutting-edge work - not just in science, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria in the Role Statement section of the Candidate Booklet. Applications close 11:55pm, 1 September 2019.

http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/502724/associate-professor-of-critical-minerals

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Professor Sandy Steacy
Head of School, Physical Sciences
P: +61 8 8313 4270
E: sandy.steacy@adelaide.edu.au

Or
Professor Richard Hillis
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Performance)
Division of Research and Innovation
P: +61 (8) 8313 3278
E: richard.hillis@adelaide.edu.au

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, University of Adelaide [8/5/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology, University of Arkansas

About the University: Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation, with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs.

University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

About the College: The University of Arkansas is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which thought, creativity, and growth are stimulated, and in which individuals are free to realize their full potential. The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences promotes these ideals and welcomes applicants who foster an inclusive environment through an open exchange of voices and ideas from populations of diverse backgrounds.

About the Department: The Department of Geosciences, with 22 faculty, is an interdisciplinary program offering bachelors and masters degrees in geography and geology, and a Ph.D. in Geosciences (http://geosciences.uark.edu). The Department also participates in two interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs in Environmental Dynamics and Space and Planetary Sciences. The Department is closely affiliated with the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (https://cast.uark.edu/), Tree-Ring Laboratory, Arkansas Water Resources Center, the University’s Stable Isotope Laboratory (https://isotope.hosted.uark.edu/), MicroCT Imaging Consortium (https://micro.uark.edu/) and Trace Element and Radiogenic Isotope Laboratory (https://icp.uark.edu/).

Summary of job duties: The Department of Geosciences at University of Arkansas invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology with an anticipated start date of August 2020. We seek an outstanding individual with skills in hydrogeology and expertise that supports a combination of the University’s three signature research areas (https://researchfrontiers.uark.edu/signature-research-areas/). The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally-funded research program and complement ongoing collaborative and interdisciplinary research in the Department of Geosciences and the University. Teaching duties may include introductory hydrogeology, field camp, and upper division undergraduate or graduate courses in the candidate's field of interest.

Minimum qualifications: A doctoral degree in geology or a related discipline conferred by the start of employment. A demonstrated ability to teach hydrology or hydrogeology at the senior/graduate level and additional graduate courses and demonstrated ability to develop an independent, externally funded research program.

Preferred qualifications: Research that incorporates aspects of field-based hydrogeology. A publishing record in refereed journals and demonstrated funding capabilities. Preference will be given to applicants who will complement or enhance the existing research and teaching areas of the Department of Geosciences and affiliated centers and programs. Relevant research sub-fields include (but are not limited to): groundwater availability and water quality, contaminant hydrology, ecohydrology, Critical Zone hydrology (both surface and subsurface), hydrogeologic system response to evolving climate regimes, and the impact of humans and climate on the water cycle.

Application information: For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/35485

To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application, a curriculum vita and three statements, each less than 2 pages long. First, a research statement should describe the candidate’s research program, and research priorities as a faculty member. Second, a teaching statement should describe the candidate’s teaching background and philosophy, as well as priorities as a faculty member. Third, an inclusion statement should focus on how the applicant plans to foster inclusiveness, contribute to an equitable scholarly community, and help students from diverse backgrounds succeed. A list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference will be requested during the application process. The letters should address the research and teaching experiences of the applicant. Letters will be requested from the references provided for all finalists selected for an interview. All applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/35485. Questions regarding this position (but not applications) may be addressed to the committee chair, Dr. John Shaw (shaw84@uark.edu). Completed applications received by September 1, 2019 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the University is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The University welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology, University of Arkansas [8/5/2019]

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Mineralogy and Petrology (Tenure Track Position), Furman University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Mineralogy and Petrology beginning in August 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D.prior to the date of appointment and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, and research with undergraduates, with a primary interest in igneous or metamorphic processes and a broad interest in mineral resources and sustainable resource use. We welcome candidates with diverse perspectives who employ a variety of research methods, including field, analytical, and computational approaches. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity to develop an innovative research program that provides meaningful, rich, and varied educational experiences for undergraduate students. Furman’s location at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains provides easy access to a geologically and ecologically diverse region with ample opportunity for integrating field experiences and local research into the curriculum. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs per year, including Earth Systems (EES 115), Mineralogy and Petrology I (EES 220), and upper level electives. Candidates with experience in GIS or spatial analysis methods as well as an interest in collaborative research connecting geosciences and sustainability science are particularly desirable.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is home to two undergraduate majors: Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Sustainability Science. Innovative curriculum, engaging students in class and in the field, and collegiality are the core values of our department. We have a diverse faculty representing physical and social sciences with a common mission to positively impact the environment and society through teaching, research, and mentorship. The department hosts extensive lab facilities and instrumentation, with opportunities to incorporate analytical techniques into teaching and research.

Applicants should include PDF versions of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (2 pages maximum), a statement of research interests and future research priorities (2 pages maximum), an initial research plan for work with undergraduates (2 pages maximum), diversity & inclusiveness statement describing how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity & inclusiveness as part of its core values (2 pages maximum); unofficial transcripts; and names of three references. Visit Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences website (http://ees.furman.edu) for additional information about the position and the department. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2019.

Furman University is a nationally ranked private, residential liberal arts college located near Greenville , South Carolina, which has a thriving downtown and a vibrant international community. Furman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing faculty diversity. The university aims to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including, but not limited to, gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view and varied abilities.

For more details about the position, application information and instructions, go to http://ees.furman.edu or contact Dr. Suresh Muthukrishnan (suresh.muthukrishnan@furman.edu).

Furman University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Mineralogy and Petrology (Tenure Track Position), Furman University [8/2/2019]

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Geosciences/Solid Earth, Wellesley College

The Department of Geosciences invites applications for an open rank tenure track faculty member with broad teaching and research interests in Solid Earth Geosciences. Our ideal future colleague will be engaged in teaching at all levels of the curriculum including our core classes Dynamic Earth and Earth Materials. Advanced courses are centered around petrology, structural geology and tectonics depending on the research program of the candidate. We are seeking a colleague with a strong background in field geology and a commitment to teaching in the field. The ideal candidate will be able to develop an externally funded research portfolio that provides rich research experiences for Wellesley undergraduates. Successful applicants will have a PhD in geoscience (though applicants who are ABD will be considered).

Wellesley is a highly selective liberal arts college for women located 12 miles west of Boston. Wellesley is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive academic community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and service that they can contribute to this goal. Familiarity with, and experience using, pedagogical methods that enable students across all racial, ethnic and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential will be considered a valuable additional qualification.

Review of applications begins on Oct 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names/email addresses of three references through our online application system at: https://career.wellesley.edu.

Geosciences/Solid Earth, Wellesley College [8/2/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Paleontology, Colgate University

The Department of Geology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Paleontology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020.

We seek an individual with a Ph.D. who is committed to excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The area of specialization is open but could include invertebrate or vertebrate paleontology, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleoecology, or paleoclimatology. The successful applicant will teach introductory courses for non-majors, an intermediate-level Paleontology course for majors, as well as develop upper-level courses in their area of specialty. Participation in the Geology Department's summer field courses and meaningful involvement of undergraduates in research are expected. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and two reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14050. Review of applications will begin September 27th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The Geology Department comprises seven faculty, a senior lecturer, and a technician. Analytical facilities include SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, IC, AA, stable isotope mass spectrometer, micropaleontology lab, and geophysical equipment. Further information about the Geology department can be found at www.colgate.edu/geology.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

Assistant Professor of Paleontology, Colgate University [8/1/2019]

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Geochemistry Lab Manager, Miami University

The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager position. The Lab Manager will be expected to manage trace metal geochemistry, ICP-OES/MS 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 LA-ICP-MS, powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, and electrical and mechanical abilities. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial copy of transcripts to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495595. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at edwardca@miamioh.edu. Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship. Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2019 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 ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560. 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.

Geochemistry Lab Manager, Miami University [8/1/2019]

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Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor Position, Geoscience, Miami University

The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor position on the Oxford campus, beginning August 2020. The Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor will teach undergraduate courses, including foundation courses in physical and environmental geology, as well as intermediate level courses; advise undergraduate students; and provide professional service to the department and university. Required: M.S. in geoscience (for appointment as Assistant Lecturer) or Ph.D. in geoscience (for appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor) by time of appointment, and documented teaching experience; applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee or asylee. Desired: interest in contributing to supervision of undergraduate student research and field-based experiences. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495551. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at edwardca@miamioh.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2019 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 ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560. 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.

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor Position, Geoscience, Miami University [8/1/2019]

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Collection Manager, University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute

The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute seeks a collection manager to oversee its world-class research collections in invertebrate paleontology. The collections consist of extensive invertebrate fossil and micro-fossil specimens, along with archives and library holdings. The collections have strengths in Cambrian, Carboniferous and Cretaceous fossils, microfossils, echinoderms, brachiopods, and arthropods, and fossils from Antarctica. University curators and students, and national and international scholars, use the collections extensively for research and education. The collection manager is responsible for day-to-day activities in the collection and reports to the curator-in-charge. This is a full-time (12-month appointment), non-tenure track position. To learn more and apply go to: http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14823BR

Application review begins 3 September 2019. EO/AA. We celebrate diversity in all forms.

Collection Manager, University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute [8/1/2019]

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Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Albion College

The Albion College Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology beginning August 2020.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. prior to the date of appointment and will have demonstrated teaching and research interests in hydrogeology and environmental geology. The successful candidate will normally teach two courses (lectures and labs) per semester to a diverse student body. The courses include introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in hydrogeology, environmental geochemistry, and an area of specialization that will enhance and complement our undergraduate geology and interdisciplinary environmental curricula. The department offers a nationally recognized biennial Summer Field Camp in the Rockies and annual regional geology field trips. Candidates with interests in interdisciplinary collaborations, field-based research and teaching, GIS, and engagement in local environmental issues and the Center for Sustainability and the Environment are particularly desirable. Interest in curricular innovation and increasing diversity and inclusion in geology both in the classroom and field are also valued. Candidates are expected to conduct research that includes undergraduate students, participate in co-curricular departmental activities, and contribute to all-college programs and/or interdisciplinary programs.

The institution and department have well-funded undergraduate and faculty research initiatives and strongly support faculty travel, teaching, and scholarship. The Department of Geological Sciences has five FTE faculty positions and two technicians and is well equipped with a dedicated GIS computer lab, analytical instruments (including XRF, XRD, ICP-OES), and field equipment (extensive GPS, surveying, water quality multi-parameter sondes). Departmental facilities include seven teaching labs, six faculty research labs, a student research lab, and a dedicated environmental geochemistry lab.

Candidates should submit: a cover letter; current vita; graduate and undergraduate transcripts; documentation of teaching excellence; an undergraduate teaching statement that includes pedagogy, experiences, objectives and commitment to equity and inclusion; a research statement that includes a plan to incorporate students; and letters from at least three references to https://apply.interfolio.com/64680. Direct questions to Dr. Carrie Menold, cmenold@albion.edu. The deadline for submission of the complete application is October 25th. Submissions of vita and cover letter received by August 30th will be considered for an in-person interview at GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix (Sept. 23-24) other preliminary interviews will be held after October 25th.

Albion College is a small (1550 undergraduates) private, residential, liberal arts college located in a racially diverse community of about 9,000 in south-central Michigan. Albion College is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education, with a commitment to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age or disability, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment. Albion is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Visit our web site at www.albion.edu

Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Albion College [7/31/2019]

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Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. We seek outstanding candidates from any area of Earth and planetary science. Candidates whose research falls into this broad range of disciplines are invited to apply. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials go to: https://apptrkr.com/1553365

The application deadline in October 30, 2019. For questions, please contact Erin Blazick, AP HR analyst at academicpersonnel4eps@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley [7/30/2019]

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Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University

The Geology Department at Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with specialty in Igneous Petrology to begin Sept 16, 2020. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, and are particularly interested in those who will combine field and analytical, experimental or modeling approaches in their research, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research.

The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in igneous petrology. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the timescales of magmatic processes, the evolution of the continental crust, mantle, oceanic lithosphere/ocean island/mid-ocean ridge processes, the recycling of elements and volatiles within arc magmas and subduction systems, and links between tectonic and magmatic processes.

For details about the position, application information and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497184/assistant-professor-of-igneous-petrology.

Review of applications begins December 15, 2019 and continues until position is filled. Please contact the search committee chair, Susan DeBari (debari@wwu.edu) for questions about this position.

Western Washington University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University [7/26/2019]

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Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University

The Geology Department at Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with specialty in Igneous Petrology to begin Sept 16, 2020. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, and are particularly interested in those who will combine field and analytical, experimental or modeling approaches in their research, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research.

The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in igneous petrology. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the timescales of magmatic processes, the evolution of the continental crust, mantle, oceanic lithosphere/ocean island/mid-ocean ridge processes, the recycling of elements and volatiles within arc magmas and subduction systems, and links between tectonic and magmatic processes.

For details about the position, application information and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497184/assistant-professor-of-igneous-petrology.

Review of applications begins December 15, 2019 and continues until position is filled. Please contact the search committee chair, Susan DeBari (debari@wwu.edu) for questions about this position.

Western Washington University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University [7/26/2019]

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Visiting Instructor of Geophysics, Temporary Faculty Position, Western Washington University

Western Washington University invites applications for a three-quarter (nine month) visiting teaching position with a required start date of September 16, 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses in Introduction to Geophysics, Earth Materials, and Introduction to Geology/and or upper division courses in their specialty (five-six courses total). Opportunities for the successful candidate to foster and supervise student research are available, and can be supported with a modest research stipend. Candidates must have an MS or PhD in an appropriate Earth Science field at the time of appointment. Interested candidates must apply online. To see full position description and log in to WWU's online application system PageUp, please go to http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497213/visiting-instructor-of-geophysics. Applications should include a cover letter outlining your teaching qualifications with specific reference made to your ability to teach the courses described above. The application should also include a C.V., graduate school transcripts, a separate statement describing teaching philosophy and effectiveness, and a separate statement describing ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff, and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds. Furthermore, letters of reference from two persons familiar with the candidate’s teaching and academic qualifications must be provided and available for review. Send letters to the Geology Department chair or email them to the search committee chair. Review of all application materials will begin August 9, 2019; position is open until filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Jackie Caplan-Auerbach (caplanj@wwu.edu) or the Geology Department chair, Bernie Housen (bernieh@wwu.edu). WWU is an EO/AA employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans.

Visiting Instructor of Geophysics, Temporary Faculty Position, Western Washington University [7/26/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Geology- Marine and Coastal Science, Western Washington University

The Geology Department and the Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) program at Western Washington University (WWU) invite applications for two tenure-track, assistant professor positions with specialties in one of three fields:

Coastal Geomorphology/Coastal Geohazards
The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in coastal geomorphology, coastal tectonics and geo-hazards. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, coastal erosion and sediment transport, delta evolution, beach/tidal morphodynamics, marine geohazards, and tectonic processes that impact coastal zones, including uplift, subsidence, and tsunami generation and impacts.

Paleoceanography/Paleoclimate
The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in paleoceanography/paleoclimatology. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, oceanic circulation and heat transport, micropaleontology/paleoecology, the carbon cycle, and geochemical processes that are related to climate variations on geological timescales. Tools and techniques used to address these problems can include geochemical or sedimentological proxies of climate variations, paleontological proxies/indicators of climate variations, physical oceanographic data, or other appropriate techniques.

Marine Geologist
The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in marine geology with a focus on crustal/lithospheric evolution and/or tectonic processes. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, formation of the oceanic lithosphere and crustal evolution, geodynamics of the ocean basins, hydrothermal circulation at mid-ocean ridges, geochemistry of rock-water interactions, submarine volcanic systems, or tectonic processes associated with oceanic plate boundaries. Tools and techniques used to address these problems can include geochemical analyses, geophysical methods, geospatial analysis, textural rock analysis, numerical models, or other appropriate techniques.

These positions will begin Sept 16, 2020. As members of the group of initial faculty hires into the MACS program, the successful applicant will foster an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research in geology and marine science. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, and are particularly interested in those who will combine field, experimental, and/or modeling approaches in their research program, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research.

To apply, and for further details regarding qualifications and position responsibilities, please see http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497185/assistant-professor-geology-marine-and-coastal-science   Please contact the search committee chair, Bernie Housen (bernieh@wwu.edu) for questions about these positions. Review of applications begins October 14, 2019 and continues until the positions are filled. Western Washington University will be meeting with prospective candidates at the GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

Assistant Professor, Geology- Marine and Coastal Science, Western Washington University [7/25/2019]

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Full Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE), University of Nevada, Reno

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE) at UNR invites applications for a tenured, full professor to serve as Department Chair. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or a related field, and a proven track record in research and service as well as evidence of successful personnel and financial management. Leadership qualities, enthusiasm, effective interpersonal communication and organizational skills are required.

The University of Nevada, Reno is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

For additional details on the Department and UNR please see the full application here.

Full Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE), University of Nevada, Reno [7/24/2019]

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Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology, University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for the Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology. We seek an outstanding scientist who has a demonstrable record for excellence in teaching and a strong scholarly record in the broad field of petroleum geosciences. Candidates with an ability to integrate multiple specialties to solve difficult technical questions are desired. The focus of teaching and research can be in any aspect of petroleum geology, such as reservoir characterization, structure and geomechanics, reflection seismology, petroleum geochemistry, or petroleum systems modeling.

The successful candidate is expected to bridge to wider faculty interests, build collaborations with existing faculty, and complement our strengths in petroleum geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geophysics, paleontology, structure and tectonics, geochemistry, geohydrology, paleoclimatology, geomorphology, and geobiology. The successful candidate will need to: develop an externally funded, innovative and impactful research program (preferably with industry participation); supervise independent student research at both graduate and undergraduate levels; contribute to departmental teaching at all levels; and provide applied training and guidance for students interested in a career in the energy sector.

This academic-year, open rank, tenure-track position has a start date as early as January 1, 2020. A PhD in Geological Sciences or a related field is required, and we especially encourage applications from candidates with prior industry, research, and/or faculty experience. The Department of Geological Sciences is affiliated with several research centers and institutes (EMARC, INSTAAR, CSDMS, CIRES, LASP) and offers a diverse set of resources for teaching and research. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/geologicalsciences to learn more about the Department, these affiliations, and resources.

For consideration, applications must be submitted through https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=19641.

Applications must include statements of research and teaching interests; a curriculum vita; reprints of three papers; and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation.

Research statements should include a description of what the applicant considers to be the important problems in their field, and how their research contributes to these questions. Teaching statements should address goals and approaches to instruction.

Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology, University of Colorado Boulder [7/18/2019]

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Director, Electron Microbeam Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications at the Assistant, Associate, or Senior Scientist level to fill the Director’s position in the Eugene Cameron Electron Microprobe Laboratory (http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~johnf/sx51.html). This is a full-time, institutionally-supported position. The lab houses SX51 and SX5FE electron microprobes, a Hitachi S3400 VP scanning electron microscope, and a lab manager to assist with SEM maintenance and operations. The lab serves as a hub for interdisciplinary scientific inquiry, providing hands-on training of students from disciplines across campus. Additional departmental resources include two electronics engineers and a staffed thin-section lab.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, or related fields at time of appointment. Demonstrated ability and experience in the use of electron beam instruments for high-quality, quantitative analyses is required. Two or more years of daily hands-on management of an electron microprobe lab is preferred, as is demonstrated ability to pursue fundable research using electron microbeam instrumentation.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) cover letter that includes your research statement, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three referees. Please apply by October 15, 2019 to guarantee full consideration, although applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, go to: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502003/epma-lab-director

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

Director, Electron Microbeam Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison [7/11/2019]

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Assistant (Tenure-Track), Associate (Tenured), or Full (Tenured) Professor, Sedimentary Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking to hire a faculty member in Sedimentary Geology at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor level. We seek a creative individual who has an innovative research program in sedimentary geology and addresses questions related to clastic sedimentation, dynamic stratigraphy, depositional systems, and basin architecture over geological time scales, with broad applicability to the energy industry. A demonstrated ability to integrate a range of approaches and data types is required, potentially including field-based inquiry, linked surface and subsurface investigations, incorporation of seismic data, and analytical or modeling approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an internationally recognized research program and excel at teaching, mentoring, and service roles within the department, and should have a strong record of securing external research funds. We seek an individual who facilitates collaborations among faculty, researchers, and students in the department and university, and is capable of teaching courses over a wide range of geoscience topics, particularly courses in stratigraphy, sedimentology, and basin analysis.

As part of the Jackson School of Geosciences, the Department of Geological Sciences  has over 50 faculty and a community of research scientists with a broad range of specialties, as well as access to outstanding research facilities and support. The department has one of the largest combined graduate and undergraduate enrollments of any Earth Science program in North America and is located in a thriving metropolitan area with a dynamic, multicultural community of over 1 million people. The department is interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community; we strongly encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, statement of teaching, statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, and contact information for at least 5 references. Review of applications will commence September 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Further information about the department is available at http://jsg.utexas.edu/dgs. Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/65059

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

Assistant (Tenure-Track), Associate (Tenured), or Full (Tenured) Professor, Sedimentary Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin [7/3/2019]

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Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist, Lafayette College

This full-time, administrative position involves the management of instrument facilities, laboratory/research support and teaching, and supporting the Department of Chemistry & Department of Geology and Geosciences.

Responsibilities:
• Supporting the setup, maintenance, and operation of instruments; training of students and faculty in their proper use
• Working with other campus specialists (e.g. Instrumentation, Laboratory, Information Technology, Environmental Health and Safety)
• Working with faculty and students in the design, testing, and implementation of laboratory experiments
• Design and construction of teaching and research apparatus; maintenance of field equipment; and driving 12 passenger vans.
• Assisting faculty in laboratories such as General Chemistry, and possibly other laboratories depending on the expertise of the successful candidate.

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree or higher in a related science or engineering area preferred. Individuals with a bachelors’ degree and exceptional experience and skills will be considered.
• Proficiency with a variety of modern instrumentation and computers required.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the evaluators.

For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by August 20, 2019. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should apply at: http://apply.interfolio.com/64823

Information about the Department of Chemistry is available at http://chemistry.lafayette.edu/ and for the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at http://geology.lafayette.edu/

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.

Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist, Lafayette College [6/28/2019]

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Faculty Position, Paleontology, University of Michigan

The Museum of Paleontology and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan are searching for a full-time tenure-track faculty candidate in the field of Paleontology at the assistant professor/assistant curator level. This is a university year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2020. The Museum of Paleontology has recently relocated its internationally significant collections of plant, invertebrate and vertebrate fossils to the new Research Museums Center. Paleontology faculty labs and offices are in the newly completed Biological Sciences Building, which houses other academic units and the Museum of Natural History which attracts over 165,000 visitors a year.

We seek applicants who have broad research and teaching interests within developing areas of evolutionary or environmental paleontology. We are especially interested in applicants investigating the invertebrate fossil record, although exceptional candidates with other areas of taxonomic expertise will be considered. The Museum and Department invite applicants in fields including, but not restricted to: macroevolution, interactions of developmental biology and evolution, extinction dynamics, paleoecology, organismal paleobiology, and biotic responses to global change.

The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and should submit the following: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) statement of current and future research plans; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 5) evidence of teaching excellence, if available; 6) statement of activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia; 7) up to four publications; and 8) the names and contact information for at least four references.

Information about the Museum and Department can be found at www.lsa.umich.edu/paleontology and www.lsa.umich.edu/earth. To apply please go to https://ummp-earth.lsa.umich.edu/search19/, complete the online form, and upload the required application documents as a single PDF file. If you have any questions or comments, please send an email message to ummp-earth-search@umich.edu.

The application deadline is August 31, 2019 for full consideration, but applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. We expect to begin on-campus interviews in late Fall 2019.

The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Position, Paleontology, University of Michigan [6/26/2019]

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Earth and Planetary Science, Temporary Lecturers, University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach Earth and Planetary Science courses for Fall, Spring and Summer should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https://apptrkr.com/1479548.

For questions, please contact Erin Blazick at eblazick@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Earth and Planetary Science, Temporary Lecturers, University of California, Berkeley [6/4/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Paleoclimate Sedimentology, University of Lausanne

The Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment (FGSE) of the University of Lausanne invites applications for a professorship in Paleoclimate Sedimentology, to be based in the Institute of Earth Sciences (ISTE).

We are looking for an excellent sedimentologist who focuses on the reconstruction of past climate changes (including sedimentary, paleoclimate, biological and paleoceanography changes) at geological timescales using the stratigraphic and sedimentary record. We seek a candidate who can provide an innovative interpretation of sedimentary archives, using laboratory, and field techniques and reconstructing Earth system history. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in geology, a strong commitment to field-based research and a willingness to contribute to field-based teaching.

The successful candidate will actively participate in the research activities of the Institute of Earth Sciences, will teach in the Bachelor of Geosciences and Environment and in relevant Masters taught by the FGSE, and will supervise masters and doctoral students.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track). However, exceptionally, we will consider outstanding candidates for direct appointment to the Associate or Ordinary Professor level, notably if this corresponds with our equal opportunity objectives.

The application should include a cover letter (max 0.5 page), a full Curriculum Vitae, a research statement (max. 4 pages), a teaching statement (max. 2 pages), PDFs of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of five referees. For further information, contact Prof. Frédéric Herman, Dean of the FGSE (frederic.herman@unil.ch).

Application deadline: August 24th, 2019 (23:59 Swiss time GMT+2)

The application in PDF must be shared in several document not bigger than 9.9 MB and will be considered only if sent through this website where you find a full description of the position:
https://bit.ly/2PPF6Da

Or www.unil.ch/central/en/home.html -> Jobs -> search sedimentology

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Paleoclimate Sedimentology, University of Lausanne [5/17/2019]