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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology, Texas Tech University

The Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the broader field of sedimentary geology to begin in fall 2018. Applicants who demonstrate skills in carbonate sedimentology, paleoclimatology, basin analysis, or micropaleontology will be preferred. The ideal candidate will employ a combination of field, laboratory and/or computational techniques and be willing to participate in the development of petroleum-relevant research and teaching programs in the university. The department has a broad array of in-house analytical equipment; interested applicants should visit the department website.

The successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative, externally funded academic research program, teach and advise graduate and undergraduate students, and provide service to the department, college, university and the community. A PhD in Geology or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.

Applicants must first visit the TTU employment website at http://jobs.texastech.edu. Once there, go to “Search Jobs”, search for requisition number 11599BR, and provide the required information. Afterwards, applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, names and contact information (including e-mail address) of at least three professional references. These documents must be uploaded to the employment website. Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to dustin.sweet@ttu.edu. Review of applications will begin November 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.