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Assistant/Associate Professor, Sedimentary Petrology, Stratigraphy, Sedimentary Geochemistry, Midwestern State University

The Kimbell School of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin fall, 2020. We seek candidates that complement our current expertise in petroleum geology, near-surface geophysics, tectonics, fluvial geomorphology, and igneous petrology. Areas of specialization may include depositional processes, quantitative stratigraphy, and/or sedimentary geochemistry. We are particularly interested in researchers with a focus on the areas of paleoclimate, paleoceanography, geochemistry, tectonism and the sedimentary record, and basin development. Integration of geophysical data, petrographic observations, and facies analysis is particularly encouraged. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses, sedimentology and stratigraphy, paleontology, and appropriate upper-level and graduate courses of their design. The candidate will also develop a robust M.S. and B.S. research program. Requirements include a Ph.D. in geosciences, strong interpersonal skills, and publications in refereed journals commensurate with experience. ABD is acceptable at time of selection but completion date must be no later than August 15, 2020. MSU Texas is a comprehensive public university serving over 6000 students. The Kimbell School of Geosciences has strong ties with regional energy and environmental science communities. Send an application letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to J. D. Price, Geosciences, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76308; email: Review of applications will begin March 1, and this position will remain open until filled. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADAAA compliance employer.