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Open Rank Faculty Position, Petroleum or Sedimentary Geology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette invites applications for an open-rank (tenured or tenure track) faculty position in Petroleum or Sedimentary Geology that is expected to begin in August 2018. The rank of this position will be determined based on qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to put together a dynamic research program in the area of Petroleum and/or Sedimentary Geology and will mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as stratigraphy, sedimentary petrology, subsurface mapping, and basin analysis. A Ph.D. is required at the time of hire. Experience in the petroleum industry will be a great advantage. The School of Geosciences houses the programs of Geology (B.S. and M.S. degrees) and Environmental Science (B.S. and M.S. degrees). The School includes 13 faculty members, three full time instructors, a lab technician, and approximately 150 total undergraduate majors and 85 graduate students. There are many opportunities for collaboration with local industry, institutes, and centers, as well as within other departments and colleges.

To be considered for this position, send as a single PDF file that includes your name in the title, an application letter, CV, separate statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information (post and email) of four references to Applications received by November 10, 2017, will receive full consideration. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Carl Richter ( The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minority group members and women.