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Resource Planner IV-HSA, County of Santa Cruz

SALARY: $7,932 - 10,034 / Month

Do you have experience in conducting field inspections and identifying biologic, geologic and related environmental issues? Do you want an exciting career with excellent benefits? If so, read on!

• Reviews land development applications for conformance with environmental and general plan policies;
• Prepares and presents staff reports and findings on environmental permits and projects for internal staff and reviewing bodies;
• Identifies violations of environmental regulations.

The current vacancy is for Site Mitigation in the Health Services Agency, Environmental Health Division. The position will serve as a staff geologist providing technical expertise to the review of engineering and geological work associated with the cleanup and remediation of chemically impacted contaminated sites.

One year of senior or advanced journey level resource planning experience equivalent to a Resource Planner III http://sccounty01.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/personnel/Specs/TM9spec.html at Santa Cruz County.

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits!

APPLY NOW! Please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Resource Planner IV-HSA, County of Santa Cruz [3/17/2020]

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Instructor, Department of Geosciences, University of Montana, Missoula

The University of Montana seeks a full-time Instructor in Missoula, MT. We are looking for a broadly trained geoscientist with strong teaching capabilities in introductory geoscience courses. To assure full consideration, you must apply on line at: http://bit.ly/2579umjobs by March 24, 2020. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference

Instructor, Department of Geosciences, University of Montana, Missoula [3/14/2020]

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Visiting Faculty, Humboldt State University

Visiting Faculty Position Starting August 2020
Department of Geology
JOB # 2021-11

DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University and the Department of Geology invites applications for a full-time, temporary Visiting Faculty appointment (open rank) for academic year 2020/2021, in the broad area of lithospheric evolution with expertise in one or more of the following areas: earth materials, mineralogy, economic geology, petrology, field geology, and structural geology. Ideally, this candidate’s teaching and research expertise would complement our existing strengths in geomorphology, neotectonics, glacial geology, structural geology, geochronology, and critical-zone ecohydrology. This position is a full-time one (1) year appointment per the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Article 12.32).

For the full vacancy announcement please click here.

Click here to apply: https://apptrkr.com/1863752

Visiting Faculty, Humboldt State University [3/12/2020]

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Assistant Professor, Geochemistry, Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, Okanagan Campus, University of British Columbia

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Geochemistry. The appointment is expected to start on July 1, 2020 or soon thereafter. For more information and to apply, please visit job ID 37092 at: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/ under Faculty Openings.

Assistant Professor, Geochemistry, Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences, Okanagan Campus, University of British Columbia [3/9/2020]

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Executive Director, Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Research Institute

The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is seeking a qualified innovative individual to provide scientific leadership and management for its multidisciplinary Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences (DEES). The primary function of the DEES Executive Director is to support, facilitate, and expand Division faculty research activities through leadership that augments and enhances the Division’s faculty generated revenues and multidisciplinary research. DRI has two main campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, NV; the position can be located at either facility.

The successful candidate will: 1) work with faculty to anticipate areas of scientific growth and opportunity to leverage and market DEES capabilities to increase research funding; 2) facilitate the building of teams and partnerships within DRI and with other NSHE Institutions and external collaborators, with the goal of acquiring funding to grow existing research and expand into new research areas, 3) recruit new faculty and staff, help ensure retention of existing faculty and staff, and provide career support for faculty and staff, and 4) provide leadership and oversight of DEES resources.

Applicants must have 1) U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance, 2) A Ph.D. or Master’s degree from an accredited institution with proven research accomplishments within one of the DEES research topic areas or a related field, 3) demonstrated experience with externally sponsored research and a proven track record of successful extramural fundraising, research project execution, and delivery of expected results and products, 4) demonstrated leadership and/or management experience.

Qualified individuals interested in this position must apply online at https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/DRI-External, search R0120551 for complete details. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed.

DRI is an AA/EEO/Disability/Veteran Employer.

Executive Director, Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Desert Research Institute [3/6/2020]

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Adams State University

Starting Date: August, 2020

Position Description
The Geosciences Program at Adams State University announces a one-year visiting position for a broadly trained geologist to join a vigorous faculty committed to excellence in undergraduate education. Responsibilities include teaching lower and upper-division lecture and laboratory courses. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: structural geology, hydrogeology, mineralogy, and petrology. Participation in lower division geology and environmental science courses commensurate with the needs of the Department. Teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

Candidates should demonstrate that they possess (1) a commitment to student-centered instruction, and (2) a commitment to furthering the university’s mission of Inclusive Excellence. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with diverse faculty, staff, and students within the Biology and Geosciences department and across campus.

• Master’s degree in an earth science discipline with a background in one or more of the areas listed above, Ph.D. preferred.
• Evidence of valuing equity, treating cultural and linguistic diversity as assets, and promoting inclusiveness.
• Ability to treat others with respect, civility, and courtesy and to work honestly, effectively, and collegiality with employees, students, and the community. This includes the ability to use appropriate conflict management skills to effectively manage any disagreement that might arise or to bring the disagreement to management for assistance in productive resolution when the situation requires.

Refer to the following link for the full job posting

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Adams State University [3/5/2020]

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Nine Geology Vacancies, Central Energy Resources Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Central Energy Resources Science Center in Lakewood, CO has vacancies for the following nine geology positions:
Six Geologists to conduct basin studies and perform assessments of undiscovered petroleum resources
Two Sedimentologists to research sedimentary processes operating within petroleum systems and conduct undiscovered resource assessments
One Basin Modeler to construct basin models for priority U.S. and international basins in support of undiscovered petroleum resource assessments

These are permanent, full-time jobs that will be filled at the GS-12 ($84,118 – $109,358) or GS-13 ($100,027 – $130,039) levels, depending upon qualifications and experience. Applications must be received on-line via USAJOBS before midnight Eastern Time on April 1st, 2020. If you fail to submit a complete on-line application, you will not be considered for this position. Requests for extensions will not be granted. U.S. Citizenship is required; the Federal government is an equal opportunity employer.

Please refer to the official job announcements at:
• Six Geologists:
• Two Sedimentologists:
• One Basin Modeler:

for additional details, a full list of requirements, and to apply for the positions.

Nine Geology Vacancies, Central Energy Resources Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey [3/5/2020]

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology , Oberlin College

The Geology Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning fall semester of 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

We seek a colleague for next year with a passion for teaching Earth Sciences to undergraduates. The incumbent’s area of focus is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in either Tectonic Sedimentology, Environmental Geology, or Paleoclimatology. The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses, including 1-2 topical introductory courses proposed by the incumbent, a laboratory section of a physical geology course, and an intermediate- or advanced-level course with or without laboratory in an area of the applicant’s expertise.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2020). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

Please see full job ad on Oberlin College job site; http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/8930

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology , Oberlin College [3/4/2020]

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Hydrogeologist, Assistant Research Scientist OR Post-Doctoral Fellow, Desert Research Institute

The Desert Research Institute is seeking a scientist with expertise in the general areas of hydrology, geology, and geochemistry. A successful candidate will contribute their expertise on a project studying northern Nevadans’ exposure to harmful environmental contaminates as part of a newly funded National Institute of Health (NIH) R01 research project to examine the genetic links between cancer and environmental carcinogens in the form of arsenic and naturally occurring asbestos.

Required Qualifications:
• MSc or Ph.D. with a focus on hydrology, geology, geochemistry or environmental resource engineering from an accredited institution, with a strong interdisciplinary background;
• Field-based and/or other applied experience collecting and cataloging aqueous and/or geologic samples;
• Experience with management and organization of hydrologic, geologic, and/or geochemical datasets;
• Able to work extended hours in the field (in remote locations) and drive off road using 4x4 vehicles;
• Able to carry field equipment and rock/water samples (up to 40 lbs.) across variable terrain;
• Ability to work independently to fulfill project goals and meet project deadlines;
• Effective verbal and written skills;
• Effective interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate to the public.

Visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/DRI-External for all details related to this position. Complete applications should be received by March 24, 2020 for full consideration.

Hydrogeologist, Assistant Research Scientist OR Post-Doctoral Fellow, Desert Research Institute [3/4/2020]

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Instructional Support Technician, SL3, Geology and Physics Departments, SUNY Cortland

The State University of New York College at Cortland is accepting applications for an instructional support technician to support the Geology and Physics  departments. This is a full-time professional staff position.

The instructional support technician provides skilled, specialized assistance to SUNY Cortland community (faculty, staff, students) in instructional research and educationally related programs or projects including dedicated instructional support to the Geology and Physics departments; with emphasis on introductory laboratories in Geology plus the meteorite lab for Physics.

A bachelor’s degree in geology, physics or a related science is required along with a valid NY state driver’s license and evidence of successful completion of courses and associated labs in introductory geology and physics. Preference may be given to candidates with a master’s degree in geology or a related geoscience; experience with operation, routine maintenance and problem diagnosis for teaching and research equipment (e.g. petrographic and binocular microscopes, rock saws, planetarium, physics lab equipment, automated weather station, XRD (x-ray diffractometer), SEM (scanning electron microscope), ion chromatography, etc.); experience with lab safety and hazardous waste management principles; experience with scheduling, ordering supplies and equipment, inventory control and reporting.

For a full description, and to apply, go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/3363. Application review will begin March 10, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Instructional Support Technician, SL3, Geology and Physics Departments, SUNY Cortland [2/28/2020]

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Request for Qualifications, Mineral Consultant for Josephine County, Oregon

Josephine County, Oregon is accepting Statements of Qualification (SOQs) from qualified firms for consulting services related to mineral exploration and extraction. Sealed SOQs will be accepted at the Josephine County Forestry Dept., (not electronically or by fax) until 4:30p.m. on March 17, 2020. SOQs must be mailed to: David Streeter, Forestry Program Director, 500 NW Sixth Street, Dept. 8, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526; or dropped off at: 125 Ringuette St., Grants Pass, OR 97527.

The Request for Qualifications is available for viewing and download at the following link: http://www.co.josephine.or.us/RFP.asp?RFPID=192.

Work will begin as soon as possible following negotiation of a final contract. The initial term of this contract is estimated to be one year, with options for renewal based on performance. The County has no objection to the Consultant having other clients so long as there is no conflict with the County’s interest. There are no geographic requirements, but the firm must be capable of providing top-tier service from its location, which likely includes site visits.

Request for Qualifications, Mineral Consultant for Josephine County, Oregon [2/28/2020]

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Michel T. Halbouty ’30 Visiting Chair in Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Texas A&M University is pleased to announce the Michel T. Halbouty ’30 Visiting Chair (Visiting Professor) in Geology and Geophysics. The purpose of Mr. Halbouty’s generous gift is to “Promote excellence in the teaching and research of the Department of Geology and Geophysics.” Candidates should have a PhD in Geology, Geophysics or related field, be at the Associate or Full Professor rank or hold an equivalent title, and be highly accomplished scholars with an internationally recognized record of excellence in their field of study. Chair holders should plan to be at the Texas A&M College Station campus and engage with department faculty and students in research and teaching for up to twelve months duration. The appointment may include partial salary support, housing and travel expenses, and expenses related to proposed teaching, research, and engagement activities.

The College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University is a unique institution committed to fundamental Earth systems research across four Departments: Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, Oceanography, and Geology and Geophysics. The College hosts the Texas Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). This appointment includes the opportunity to work across departments and programs in the College and lead international coursework to maximize educational opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students.

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications to: https://apply.interfolio.com/57956. Applications should be submitted by March 31, 2020 to be considered for awards beginning in 2020 or 2021. Applicants should identify and coordinate with faculty proponents prior to submitting an application. Applications should include a CV; a 2-page proposal identifying the faculty proponent and research, teaching and engagement activities as a Visiting Chair holder; a timeline of availability for visiting the department; and a budget tabulation and justification of desired funds needed for salary and other expenses. Please contact the search chair, Dr. Ryan Ewing, at rce@tamu.edu with questions.

Michel T. Halbouty ’30 Visiting Chair in Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University [2/21/2020]

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Geology Technician, Occidental College

The Department of Geology at Occidental College seeks a Geology Technician (9-mo/30 hrs/benefits) to support the academic program. The technician will have responsibility for maintaining the Department’s field, computing, and analytical equipment, and with Facilities Management, vehicles and physical facilities. The technician will support teaching-related field, lab, and classroom activities, train students in the use of analytical equipment and instrumentation, and assist on field trips. Position requires a Bachelors or Master’s (preferred) degree in Geology or Earth Science, a valid driver’s license, a standard background check, and an employment physical. For full listing see: https://www.oxy.edu/sites/default/files/assets/HR/Salaried/geologytechnician_oxy_2019_2020.pdf

Geology Technician, Occidental College [2/21/2020]

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Geology Department, Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA

The Department of Geology at Occidental College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2020-21 academic year (leave replacement). The area of expertise is flexible; candidate will teach introductory geology and upper division courses. We seek candidates who will offer a distinctive upper division course aligned with area of research expertise. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. but ABD will be considered. Occidental is a nationally ranked liberal arts college recognized for its diverse student body and outstanding undergraduate research program. Candidates should submit a letter outlining teaching experience and interests, including potential upper division courses, research background, C.V., and contact information for two referees to Dr. Margi Rusmore, Search Committee Chair, at geosearch1@oxy.edu. Review of applications will begin February 20, 2020; applications will be accepted and considered until position is filled.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Geology Department, Occidental College [2/5/2020]

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Tier I Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny, Laurentian University

The Harquail School of Earth Sciences (HES) and Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) at Laurentian University invite applications for a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny that integrates ore system research with broad scale tectonic processes. The Chair will enhance research and teaching in the field of ore deposit geology and tectonics, and advance the position of Laurentian University as a centre of excellence in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology. The Chair will be one of the scientific leaders of Metal Earth, a Canadian $104 million R&D program led by Laurentian University and funded through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

We seek an innovative individual with an outstanding record of research and publication, who will provide leadership for national and international collaborative research and become a focus for integration of research initiatives involving HES/MERC. The Chair will be expected to contribute to our BSc, MSc, and PhD programs. The successful applicant will have access to a wide range of facilities, including recently updated LA-ICP-MS facility (Teledyne Cetac Analyte G2 Excimer Laser, Thermo Neptune Plus high-resolution MC-ICP-MS, and iCap TQ triple-quadrupole ICP-MS with dedicated full-time PhD technician). Additional information about the School, MERC and Metal Earth can be found at hes.laurentian.ca, merc.laurentian.ca, and merc.laurentian.ca/research/metal-earth.

A PhD degree in a related field is required at the time of appointment. Applications, including a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching, an overview of research interests, and a curriculum vitae should be sent as PDF files to vpap@laurentian.ca. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference directly sent to the email address above. Review of complete applications will begin immediately but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions concerning the position may be directed to Dr. Doug Tinkham at dtinkham@laurentian.ca. The full advertisement for this position can be downloaded at https://hes.laurentian.ca/news-standard/careers-tier-1-canada-research-chair-metallogeny

Laurentian University is an inclusive and welcoming community and encourages applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. Laurentian University's bilingualism policy (Section 7.3.b) provides a provision regarding the language requirement for persons self-identifying as First Nations, Métis or Inuit, and the University has a policy of passive bilingualism (English/French) as a condition of tenure. Information can be found at https://laurentian.ca/bilingualism. LU faculty members are part of the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA). Candidates are advised to consult the Collective Agreement at www.lufapul.ca/. Laurentian University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact the Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Provost for more information. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny, Laurentian University [1/2/2020]


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Graduate Student Opportunities (online non-thesis MS), Ohio University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio University invites applications to its online non-thesis MS degree in Geology for the Fall of 2020. The program provides geology graduates and those from related STEM disciplines with advanced, applied training and experiences through a wide range of topics in earth sciences, including environmental geology, geodata analytics, sedimentary geology, planetary geology, and paleontology. The mission of the program is to enhance graduates' marketability as the next generation of practicing geoscientists, earth science educators, and allied professionals. Students normally complete the program in three semesters. These flexible and 100% online courses are well-suited for working professionals and K-12 science educators. For additional program and application information, please visit the program website at https://www.ohio.edu/cas/geology/graduate/ms-non-thesis or contact the graduate chair, Dr. Daniel Hembree (hembree@ohio.edu), or the online M.S. program coordinator, Jenny Schenk (xschenk@ohio.edu). The application deadline for the Fall of 2020 is July 15.

Graduate Student Opportunities (online non-thesis MS), Ohio University [3/5/2020]

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Wilkes University Summer Geology Field Camp 2020

Wilkes University is offering a five-week, intensive, project-focused, international field camp located on the island of Newfoundland, Canada open to upper-level geoscience students from any college or university. Newfoundland offers a unique cross-section of major crustal segments that comprise the Appalachian mountain belt. Field camp curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of most undergraduate Geology B.S. programs and many state professional licensure programs. For more information, or to apply, visit www.wilkes.edu/geofieldcamp

Wilkes University Summer Geology Field Camp 2020 [3/2/2020]

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$1,000 S.A.S.S. Student Scholarship Opportunity, Nevada Water Resources Association

This Silent Auction Student Scholarship (S.A.S.S.) opportunity is for qualified undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in the field of water resources. Preference is given to students who have not received extensive monetary assistance, yet demonstrate scholastic aptitudes and serious long-term interest in the water resources industry and who have not received a scholarship through NWRA in the previous six months.

The 2020 S.A.S.S. Student Scholarship application form must be received by March 30, 2020. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Students must submit the application form and a short (no more than one page) Curriculum Vita or resume that emphasizes activities not included on the application form. A one paragraph description of their thesis topic, fields of hydrologic interest or career goals in hydrology is required of all candidates. Applications must be received in electronic format or postal mail by March 30, 2020. Incomplete applications will be returned. Recipient will be announced April 29, 2020.

For an application and additional information go to www.nvwra.org/scholarships or contact Tina Triplett, NWRA Executive Consultant at 775-473-5473 or nevadawaterresources@gmail.com

$1,000 S.A.S.S. Student Scholarship Opportunity, Nevada Water Resources Association [3/2/2020]