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9-Month Full-Time Instructor Position, Mineralogy & Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology, Univ Alaska Anchorage

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage  seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position in the field of mineralogy and igneous/metamorphic petrology for the 2018-2019 academic year, with a start date in August 2018. The successful applicant will be required to teach up to 12 contact credits of courses per semester (lecture-based courses are 3 credits and labs are 1.5 credits). These include upper level courses in Mineralogy, Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology, and Geologic Field Methods, as well as other introductory or upper level courses or labs within the applicant’s expertise. We anticipate this position will be advertised as a tenure-track opportunity in Fall 2019; should this occur, the successful applicant may also apply for this permanent position if it becomes available.

The position requires a Ph.D. in geological sciences or a related field at the time of initial appointment and university teaching experience. The salary range for this position is $51,000 - $60,000, depending on experience. The position includes a standard benefits package. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, contact information for at least two references, and unofficial academic transcripts by email to Simon Kattenhorn, Director of Geological Sciences, at skattenhorn@alaska.edu. Review of applications will begin on June 18th 2018 and will continue until a suitable applicant is found.

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the largest of three universities in the University of Alaska system, serving over 18,000 students in the Anchorage and satellite campuses. The department has 7 full-time faculty, 2 full-time lecturers, and approximately 130 undergraduate majors. Degree options include a BS in Geological Sciences and an MS in Applied Geological Sciences.

UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution. Applicant must be eligible for employment 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. For more information regarding this position, please contact the department director, Dr. Simon Kattenhorn: skattenhorn@alaska.edu.

9-Month Full-Time Instructor Position, Mineralogy & Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology, Univ Alaska Anchorage [7/3/2018]

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Tenure-Track Earth Systems Science, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track position at the assistant, associate or full professor level in Earth Systems Science. The E&ES Department research areas include experimental, analytical and environmental geochemistry, petrology of Earth’s systems, environmental informatics, solid Earth geophysics, paleoclimate, origins of life and geomicrobiology. We are seeking applicants whose research will complement and grow these strengths and whose research programs address fundamental problems in Earth Systems science. Disciplinary areas that are of particular interest include, but are not limited to, natural systems and environmental geochemistry, early Earth environments, geochemical proxies for interpreting ancient environments, global ocean-atmosphere-geosphere interactions, and planetary evolution. Additionally, research programs that address fundamental questions in hydrogeology and/or remote sensing will serve to expand the Earth Systems science program at RPI.

Successful candidate will have duties that include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, engaging in the Environmental Sciences undergraduate program, developing and maintaining robust programs of research and scholarship, and providing service to the department, the School of Science, and to Rensselaer.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or foreign degree equivalent in geoscience or related discipline, along with the ability to demonstrate, through accomplishments, a record of excellence in research and scholarship, evidence or the promise of future distinction in high quality educational activities including teaching and advising, and a proven commitment to professional service. The rank at the time of hire will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer. Applications are accepted electronically at http://hr.rpi.edu/update.do?artcenterkey=271.

Tenure-Track Earth Systems Science, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute [5/22/2018]

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Online Community Manager, Society of Economic Geologists

Staff position for the Society of Economic Geologists, Littleton, CO, oversees online marketing and social media activities. Requirements include a degree in geoscience or related field and minimum of 2 years’ experience in online marketing. Position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Marketing/Fundraising and IT/Website Coordinators, using communication and marketing skills to build brand equity, encourage program participation, and serve members and the geoscience community. Details at www.segweb.org/jobopenings.

Online Community Manager, Society of Economic Geologists [5/14/2018]

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Department Head, Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic leader to head the Department. We seek a recognized teacher and researcher with a proven track record of leadership, management, vision, and mentoring. Share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a sustainable global society by educating the next generation of leading scientists and engineers, and by expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research. Please visit our website for the complete announcement and instructions on how to apply

Department Head, Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines [5/11/2018]

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Structural Geologist, Stephen F. Austin State University

The Department of Geology at Stephen F. Austin State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant (or associate) professor level. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in geology or a related field with emphasis on structural geology and field camp, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and a willingness to direct Master of Science geology students in research. Preference will be given to candidates with structural geology and field camp teaching and/or research experience. Teaching responsibilities for structural geology will include introductory courses, upper-level and graduate courses in the applicant's specialty, and occasional weekend field-trip courses. Teaching responsibilities for field camp will include teaching or co-teaching field methods in the spring semester and co-teaching summer field camp. Other expectations include research, university service and continuing professional development.

To apply and submit required documents, please visit: http://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/2803.

Review of applications will begin on September 3, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. SFA is an equal opportunity employer. This is a security-sensitive position and will be subject to a criminal history check.

Structural Geologist, Stephen F. Austin State University [5/1/2018]

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Graduate Research Assistantships in River Corridor Biogeochemistry & Hydrogeology, University of Connecticut

Dr. Ashley Helton and Dr. Marty Briggs are accepting applications for MS and PhD students at University of Connecticut in stream/river biogeochemistry and river corridor hydrogeology. The student(s) will be funded through projects that explore relationships between groundwater discharge to surface water and nitrogen cycling within near-stream sediments.

Top candidates will have an MS (PhD position) or BS (MS position) in a related discipline and field, laboratory, and/or modeling experience in biogeochemistry or hydrogeology. Ideally, the graduate students will begin in January, 2019. To apply, contact Ashley (ashley.helton@uconn.edu) with the following: CV, GPA and GRE scores, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of research experience/interests/career goals.

See the following links for more information on
• Ashley’s research program: www.ashleyhelton.weebly.com
• Marty’s research program: https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/martin-a-briggs?qt-staff_profile_science_products=3#qt-staff_profile_science_products
• Department of Natural Resources and the Environment: http://www.nre.uconn.edu/
• Graduate School at the University of Connecticut: http://grad.uconn.edu/

Graduate Research Assistantships in River Corridor Biogeochemistry & Hydrogeology, University of Connecticut [7/3/2018]

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Graduate Online GIS Certificate, Ohio University

The Geography Department at Ohio University invites applications to a fully online graduate certificate in Geospatial Information Science: GIS and Cartography. Apply by July 31, 2018, for Fall 2018 term. No GRE is needed. No prior background in GIS or cartography is required. Students from any undergraduate major are welcome to apply to this program, designed for recent college graduates and working professionals. The certificate can be completed in one year. For more information see https://goo.gl/8As6ZS.

Graduate Online GIS Certificate, Ohio University [6/27/2018]

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Geoscience Graduate Teaching Assistantship Available, Fall 2018, Department of Sustainability & Environment, University of South Dakota

The Department of Sustainability & Environment at the University of South Dakota  is accepting applications immediately for the graduate program in Sustainability for the Fall 2018 semester. A graduate assistantship is available for an MS student with an appropriate background to serve as a teaching assistant for Earth Science courses. Potential thesis research topics for this student will include: 1) geoheritage, cataloging sites of geologic interest in South Dakota and assessing their protection, and their utilization for informal geoscience education (current and potential); or 2) loess deposits in the state of South Dakota, including their spatial coverage, thickness, source areas, and potential for soil erosion – a critical concern for sustaining agriculture.

This position includes a teaching assistantship stipend of $13k per academic year. The student would TA labs for introductory Earth Science courses; students who have taken coursework in Earth Science or related fields are preferred. Interested students should contact Mark.Sweeney@usd.edu (loess) or Brennan.Jordan@usd.edu (geoheritage) for more information.

Geoscience Graduate Teaching Assistantship Available, Fall 2018, Department of Sustainability & Environment, University of South Dakota [6/13/2018]

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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Multiple Disciplines, Department of Geology, Amherst College

The Amherst College Department of Geology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in one of the following broadly defined fields:
• Climate Science and Paleoclimate; or
• Mineralogy, Petrology, and High-Temperature Geochemistry; or
• Structural Geology, Tectonics, and Geophysics.

We seek a colleague who is committed to excellence in earth science education in a liberal arts context with a record that demonstrates the promise of high-quality research and who is excited about involving undergraduate students in research projects. Today, Amherst College comprises a profoundly diversified student body; nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students are Pell Grant recipients and 45 percent of our students identify as domestic students of color. The College is committed to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment, therefore we seek candidates who can teach, mentor, and inspire students of different sexual orientations, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, and religious and socioeconomic backgrounds. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of all genders, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. We encourage applications from those who will offer rigorous, integrated classroom, field, and laboratory experiences for our students. Geology faculty teach three courses with labs per year, supervise students in independent research leading to honors theses, serve as academic advisor to geology majors and underclass students in general, support the activities of the Geology Department, and participate in the life of the College through service. The appointee to this position will regularly teach courses at the introductory level that engage a broad range of students and more advanced courses within their area of expertise for students majoring in Geology. Opportunities for teaching interdisciplinary courses are also available. The ability to direct writing, quantitative analysis, and research at all undergraduate levels is necessary. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain a dynamic and productive research program that is grounded in original observations and analysis of Earth materials and is conducive to substantive undergraduate participation. Start-up funds and other forms of institutional support are available. This appointment will begin July 1, 2019. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. at the time of appointment; post-doctoral experience is beneficial. Applications should be submitted electronically via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/51958. We request a cover letter, curriculum vita, contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation, and a statement in which you describe your current research agenda, what you would like to teach to undergraduate students and how you envision doing so, and the background, experience, or interests that position you to support Amherst’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on September 14, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by September 14, 2018 will be assured of full consideration. For more information about Amherst College and the Geology Department please visit our websites. Questions should be addressed to Professor Anna Martini, Search Committee Chair: ammartini@amherst.edu.

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Multiple Disciplines, Department of Geology, Amherst College [7/11/2018]

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Senior Research Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Geology within the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applications for a Senior Research Specialist who will research and analyze the critical functions of the Helium Analysis Laboratory (HAL). The HAL is centered around the science of Uranium-Thorium/Helium ((U-Th)/He) measurements for rock dating purposes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform and analyze research using a suite of instruments associated with the Helium Analysis Laboratory (HAL)
• Grain selection and sample preparation using a microscope
• Degassing of helium from selected grains on a custom-built laser extraction line and subsequent measurement on a connected gas-source mass spectrometer
• Dissolution of mineral grains, isotope dilution, and subsequent measurement of U and Th concentrations on an iCAP Q ICP-MS.
• Perform experiments including noble gas extraction and measurement systems, wet chemistry procedures focused on isotope dilution geochemistry, and ICP-MS methods
• Guiding samples through the dating of various mineral systems that are necessary to obtain a (U-Th)/He date.
• Interface with faculty, staff, students, and external users that enter the lab and assist them in all aspects of the U-Th)/He dating process. All users of the lab will often require some initial training in the sample selection and preparation and guidance in the collection of helium measurement data from the noble gas line
• Supervise the running of the noble gas instrument

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Master's Degree in Geosciences or a closely related field (e.g. Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geochemistry, Analytical Chemistry)
• A minimum of two years of research experience, preferably as part of a graduate program, working in a noble gas or mass spectrometry laboratory
• Exceptional organization, problem-solving and communication skills.
• Able to work independently and interact well with a large and diverse research group.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Ph.D. degree
• Four or more years of research experience working in a noble gas or mass spectrometry laboratory

SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
The candidate will be a full-time, benefits-eligible academic professional appointed on a 12-month service basis. Eligibility for benefits are contingent on your citizenship or work authorization. For full details on eligibility requirements, please reference http://humanresources.illinois.edu/employees/new-hires/benefits.html . The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION
To apply, create a candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: a letter of application and resume/CV in a single pdf. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. For inquiries about the position and application procedures, contact the Search Committee through Jill Randell at jrandell@illinois.edu. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted by August 10, 2018.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Senior Research Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [7/10/2018]

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Museum Scientist in Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside

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UC Riverside Earth Sciences Department seeks a Museum Scientist to conserve, oversee, and utilize departmental research, reference, and teaching collections; and manage the museum outreach program. The position is 85% time with flexible Monday through Friday hours. Candidates seeking external research or outreach funding that may supplement salary while pursuing departmental goals are particularly encouraged to apply. The department, which has recently rapidly grown in faculty, is within the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, and has strong specimen-based research in fault petrology, geochemistry, and paleontology. Such research complements departmental research foci in Organic and Paleoenvironmental Evolution, and Earthquake Processes (see http://earthscience.ucr.edu/ ). We are looking for individuals with a strong background in specimen-based earth-life history research, familiarity with a broad range of geological materials, and an active interest in Museum Science including digitization and databasing. The new hire will engage with UCR's Center for Integrative Biological Collections, a rapidly evolving college-wide initiative. A Ph.D. is preferred, along with experience of and/or qualifications in collections management. The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Please visit http://jobs.ucr.edu/ for more information and to apply for this career position. Applications received by September 15th will receive priority attention.

Museum Scientist in Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside [7/9/2018]

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University seeks a visiting assistant professor, to begin August 2018. This is an academic year appointment with the possibility of additional funding for summer teaching. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in geology, geophysics or related sciences. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses for non-majors, such as Earthquakes & Volcanoes, and Fossil Fuels and Society.

Screening of applications will begin July 16, 2018, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants can learn more about the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at http://www.eaps.purdue.edu.

To apply, submit: (1) a cover letter, including contact information of three people who may be asked to send letters of reference; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) statement of teaching experience and interests, to barbara@purdue.edu with the subject line “Visiting Asst. Professor – G&G”. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University [7/6/2018]

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Hydrogeologists, Geohydrology Section, Kansas Geological Survey, The University of Kansas, Lawrence

Two full-time positions to lead KGS hydrogeochemical and groundwater hydrology investigations. Faculty-equivalent, sabbatical-eligible positions at the rank of Assistant or entry-level Associate Scientist. Requires Ph.D. with an emphasis on 1) aqueous geochemistry related to groundwater resources or 2) groundwater hydrology of sedimentary aquifer systems, and scientific leadership potential. Emphasis on state-of-the-science field studies and complementary theoretical research. Complete announcement/application info at www.kgs.ku.edu/General/jobs.html. Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, 2018.

Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/academic/12288br for the Hydrogeochemist and at http://employment.ku.edu/academic/12289br for the Groundwater Hydrologist. For further information contact Geoff Bohling (geoff@kgs.ku.edu) or Don Whittemore (donwhitt@kgs.ku.edu). For further information about other aspects of the position, contact Annette Delaney, HR, at adelaney@kgs.ku.edu or 785-864-2152. KU is an EO/AAE, http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.

Hydrogeologists, Geohydrology Section, Kansas Geological Survey, The University of Kansas, Lawrence [7/3/2018]

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Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences, Occidental College

The Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA) at Occidental is seeking to hire an engaged science information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists to invoke skills in course design, field and lab methodologies, instructional technologies, and scholarly resources and research.

For a full job description, please go to our employment website: https://www.oxy.edu/human-resources/working-oxy/salaried-positions.

Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences, Occidental College [7/2/2018]

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Faculty Position in Stratigraphic Paleontology, Yale University

The Department of Geology & Geophysics at Yale University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the area of stratigraphic paleontology. Relevant fields include organism-sediment interactions, controls on fossilization through time, and paleoecology and paleoenvironments in a stratigraphic context.

We seek candidates with outstanding prospects for research, scholarly leadership, and teaching excellence who will complement the existing strengths of the Department. A successful applicant will develop and implement independent, externally-funded research programs including a strong field component, teach and advise students, and facilitate interdisciplinary research.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, a statement of research, a statement of teaching interests, and four confidential letters of reference. Applications should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/50510. Applications that arrive before September 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. For information regarding Yale Geology and Geophysics, visit our web site at http://earth.yale.edu. 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.

Faculty Position in Stratigraphic Paleontology, Yale University [7/2/2018]

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Earth Science, Non-Tenure-Track, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Toledo invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor in any field of Earth sciences to begin 20 August 2018. Successful candidates will possess a Ph.D. or be ABD in geology or closely related science with a strong commitment to teach, and ideally a demonstrated success of teaching at the undergraduate level. The primary duty will be to teach introductory level geology and environmental science courses, including regular classroom courses and online courses, some of which were previously developed within the department. The expected teaching load will be 3 courses per semester.

The Department (http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/envsciences/) consists of 21 faculty with approximately 35 graduate students and 200 undergraduate majors, offering a variety of environmental, ecology and geology degree programs.

For full consideration, applications should be received before July 16, 2018, but will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Timothy Fisher, Search Committee Chair, at timothy.fisher@utoledo.edu. Applications must be submitted at https://jobs.utoledo.edu and must include an application letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and the names and contact information of three references.

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Earth Science, Non-Tenure-Track, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo [6/28/2018]

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Dean, The College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University seeks a Dean of The College of Geosciences. The new Dean will be responsible for advancing the academic, intellectual, and financial well-being of the College, which excels in fundamental and applied research essential to solving some of society’s greatest challenges—climate change, extreme weather events, air and water quality, and development of sustainable energy and water resources—throughout Texas, the United States and globally. Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited and should be sent via e-mail to Texas A&M consultants, Suzanne Teer, Sophie Stava and Brian Bloomfield at TAMUGeosciences@wittkieffer.com.  For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 15, 2018. Apply on-line for this position.

Dean, The College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University [6/25/2018]

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Lecturer, Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, announces an opening for the position of term non-tenure-track Lecturer for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. Duties include teaching and administrative work relevant to courses in Structural Geology (Geology 302), Petrology (Geology 315), a beginning course in earth history for non-majors (Geology 121), a physical science course for students in elementary education (Science 210), and a beginning course in geology for majors (Geology 220). Duties also include coordinating the Department teaching assistants. Requirements include: Master’s degree in geology or closely related field; Ph.D. preferred. Individuals should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching background, complete contact information for three references, and a current curriculum vitae to the Search Committee Chair. Application deadline July 9, 2018 or until position is filled. Applications should be sent to: Dr. Steven Esling, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Geology, 1259 Lincoln Dr., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901, esling@siu.edu. SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Lecturer, Department of Geology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale [6/21/2018]

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Wold Family Professorship in Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability, Cornell University

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University is searching for a visionary Earth scientist to be the next Wold Family Professor in Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability. We seek candidates with significant experience and a strong reputation in the energy and/or mineral resources industries who can lead innovative research. Preferences will be given to candidates who can establish connections between industry and academia, and spur transfer of innovative ideas from university research to practice. The appointment is a half-time academic year position on a 5-year term (renewable once). Whereas the position is ideally suited for an individual seeking flexibility for external commitments, the holder of the Chair must be eager to engage in innovative education of the next generation of global leaders in this field, and to conduct research.

Human development will require the continuing supply of energy and minerals, discovered and delivered responsibly. Fulfilling this goal will require increased understanding of natural availability, new technologies, environmental systems, and human needs, all supported by dialogue and communication. The Wold Family Professor will be expected to conduct scientific research that helps the academic community, industry and government develop the sustainable supply of natural resources. Through teaching classes, research projects, and other activities the Wold Family Professor will help students understand the scientific challenges related to resources, and the approaches required to achieve sustainable management of resources in the future. The successful candidate will also be able to contribute to or lead faculty research teams that tap the extensive capabilities available at Cornell. A PhD and at least 5 years of experience in the minerals or energy or similar industries are required.

Applicants should submit the following: a curriculum vita, statements of research, of teaching, of contributions to diversity, and of your leadership efforts, and complete contact information for at least three professional references. All materials must be submitted online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11291. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review beginning on July 15, 2018.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses in Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Wold Family Professorship in Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability, Cornell University [6/19/2018]

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Faculty Position in Solid Earth Geophysics or Geology, University of Michigan

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan is searching for candidates in the areas of solid earth geophysics or geology for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. We anticipate additional hires in this direction in future years, and are particularly interested in candidates whose strengths will complement existing research programs within the Department.

 

In the area of solid earth geophysics, we encourage applications from candidates in any area of solid-earth geophysics. Fields of interest include, but are not limited to, geodesy, geodynamics, geomagnetism, rock physics, and seismology. We are particularly interested in those applicants whose work is focused at the global scale and complements our existing program strengths in tectonics, mineral physics, earthquake seismology and imaging of the deep Earth’s interior.

 

In the area of solid earth geology, we encourage applications from candidates whose research interests encompass the origin, evolution, or dynamics of the continents. The successful candidate will develop a strong field-based research program, complemented by expertise in analytical techniques or in numerical or analogue modeling. Candidates with an interest in understanding continental evolution in deep geologic time or geochronology are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, if available, up to four publications, and the names and contact information for at least four references.

 

Information about the Department can be found at: www.lsa.umich.edu/earth.

 

To apply please go to https://apps-prod.earth.lsa.umich.edu/search18/, 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 Michigan-Earth-Search@umich.edu.

 

The application deadline is August 20, 2018 for full consideration, but applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Faculty Position in Solid Earth Geophysics or Geology, University of Michigan [6/18/2018]

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Geophysicist, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking a Visiting Assistant Research Scientist, Geophysicist. Position may become a regular, non-visiting position at a later date. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and sustaining a geophysical research program using near-surface seismic geophysical methods to contribute to multi-discipline research programs within and beyond the Prairie Research Institute. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in geophysics, geology, engineering, or a related discipline that is appropriate with major duties and responsibilities as well as experience in experience in geophysical methods. Applications must be received by July 16, 2018. For additional information, including instructions on how to apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board or contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute at lwalston@illinois.edu. The University, which conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer, is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

Geophysicist, Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [6/14/2018]

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Two Faculty Positions in Petrology/Volcanology and Mineral Resources, University of Alaska Anchorage

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage seeks to hire two tenure-track faculty members (open rank), with a start date of August 2019. We aim to expand and complement existing areas of research expertise in the Department which include geochemistry, structural geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, petroleum geology, geophysics, hydrogeology, and planetary geology. The successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses to a diverse student body in the B.S. and M.S. programs in geological sciences.

(1) Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology and/or Volcanology: teaching expectations for this position include igneous & metamorphic petrology, volcanology, geological field methods or field camp, advanced petrology, and other courses in support of the Department’s teaching needs.

(2) Mineral Resources and/or Economic Geology: we encourage applications from individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: economic geology; mining geology; mineral resources in magmatic, hydrothermal, and/or placer deposits; structure and emplacement of ore deposits; or mineral exploration. Teaching expectations for this position include mineralogy, ore deposits, geological field methods or field camp, advanced mineral resources, and other courses in support of the Department’s teaching needs.

We seek applicants with a commitment to teaching, research, and partnership building with resource industries and research organizations in Alaska and elsewhere. Successful candidates must develop externally funded research that actively involves graduate and undergraduate students. Both positions require a Ph.D. in geological sciences or a related field at the time of initial appointment, university teaching experience or potential, and demonstration of research experience and future potential. Relevant industry or post-doctoral experience will be considered favorably.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests that includes how you will involve students in research opportunities, contact information for at least three references, and unofficial academic transcripts to careers.alaska.edu for: (1) posting 509521 (petrology or volcanology); or (2) posting 509519 (mineral resources). Review of applications will begin September 24, 2018.

For more information regarding these positions, please contact the department director, Dr. Simon Kattenhorn: skattenhorn@alaska.edu.

UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution. Applicant must be eligible for employment 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.

Two Faculty Positions in Petrology/Volcanology and Mineral Resources, University of Alaska Anchorage [6/12/2018]

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Instructional Academic Staff, Geology, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Department of Plant and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin, River Falls

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is looking for an instructor to teach geology courses for the 2018-2019 academic year. This one-year instructional academic staff position includes teaching mineralogy, petrology, and introductory courses, including labs. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in geology, earth science, or closely related discipline. Teaching experience desirable. Opportunities exist for undergraduate research, participating in field courses/trips, and advising student organizations/activities. This position is especially suitable for those seeking professional growth and experience at a primarily undergraduate institution. Application is through the university’s instructional academic staff- continuous recruitment site for the Plant and Earth Science Department at https://jobs.uwrf.edu/postings/264. Application period is continuous and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

For more information about the position, please contact Holly Dolliver, Department of Plant and Earth Science, holly.dolliver@uwrf.edu

Appointment date is August 27, 2018. More information about the college and department can be found at: http://www.uwrf.edu/CAFES/

The University of Wisconsin – River Falls is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul statistical area. Women/Minorities/Disability/Vet AA/EEO.

Instructional Academic Staff, Geology, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Department of Plant and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin, River Falls [6/11/2018]

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Tenure Track Research Assistant Professor, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Institute of Geology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

The Institute of Geology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in Mexico City, invites applications for a tenure track position of Research Assistant Professor in Stable Isotope Geochemistry. Applicants must have a PhD in geosciences or related field and experience in a Stable Isotopes laboratory. The duties of the position include: conduct research projects, publish research results, teach at undergraduate/graduate level, supervise students and get actively involved with the operation of the Stable Isotopes Laboratory. For more information and to apply send an e-mail to academicaigl@geologia.unam.mx. Position open until: July 31st 2018

Tenure Track Research Assistant Professor, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Institute of Geology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) [6/11/2018]

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology, Marietta College

Marietta College is an independent, selective, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college of 1,200 graduate and undergraduate students located in the historic river city of Marietta, Ohio. The city of 15,000 is part of a larger metro area of 150,000 located about two hours from Columbus and Pittsburgh.

The College traces its roots to 1797, was formally chartered in 1835, and was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1860, only the 16th institution in the nation then so honored. Today, Marietta College is recognized annually by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the top regional liberal arts colleges in the Midwest, while the community is regularly cited for its high quality of life and reasonable cost of living.

Job Description:
The Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology at Marietta College invites applications for a one-year position in the field of igneous and metamorphic petrology for the academic year 2018-19 with the potential to become a tenure-track position in the future. Candidates would preferably have a Ph.D. and teaching interests at the undergraduate level, but we will consider candidates who have completed a Master's Degree and candidates who are ABD. Teaching and research interests that involve undergraduates in fieldwork and laboratory methods are particularly desirable. The successful candidate would be responsible for teaching introductory and foundational geology courses such as Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Earth Resources, Mineralogy and Petrology, and there is the potential to teach specialized upper level courses. The department requires a senior capstone project similar to a M.S. research project, and the candidate will have the opportunity to mentor students in projects related to their field. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Requirements:
A Ph.D. and teaching interests at the undergraduate level are preferred, but we will consider candidates who have completed a Master's Degree as well as candidates who are ABD. Teaching and research interests that involve undergraduates in fieldwork and laboratory methods are particularly desirable.

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Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted through this online process. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.

Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Veterans and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology, Marietta College [6/11/2018]

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Education and Community Engagement Specialist, UNAVCO (Boulder, CO)

UNAVCO in Boulder, CO seeks a full-time Education and Community Engagement Specialist responsible for managing the portfolio of work under the geoscience workforce (geo-workforce) initiative including a strong emphasis on broadening participation. Apply today through the UNAVCO Employment portal: https://lnkd.in/bGr5UWd. Review of applications begins July 2.

Education and Community Engagement Specialist, UNAVCO (Boulder, CO) [6/8/2018]

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Structural Geologist, Stephen F. Austin State University

The Department of Geology at Stephen F. Austin State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant (or associate) professor level. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in geology or a related field with emphasis on structural geology and field camp, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and a willingness to direct Master of Science geology students in research. Preference will be given to candidates with structural geology and field camp teaching and/or research experience. Teaching responsibilities for structural geology will include introductory courses, upper-level and graduate courses in the applicant's specialty, and occasional weekend field-trip courses. Teaching responsibilities for field camp will include teaching or co-teaching field methods in the spring semester and co-teaching summer field camp. Other expectations include research, university service and continuing professional development.

To apply and submit required documents, please visit: http://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/2803.

Review of applications will begin on September 3, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. SFA is an equal opportunity employer. This is a security-sensitive position and will be subject to a criminal history check.

Structural Geologist, Stephen F. Austin State University [5/1/2018]