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Post-Baccalaureate Research Internship, Hydrogeology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks a post-baccalaureate research intern in hydrogeology for a full-time one-year appointment (renewable for up to five years) beginning in the fall semester of 2019. The intern must hold a bachelor’s degree in geology, environmental engineering, or a discipline suitable for research in hydrogeology. The intern will support the startup of new faculty hire Dr. Charles J. Paradis. The intern will be responsible for designing, conducting, and interpreting data from 1-D column, 2-D ant farm, and 3-D sand tank flow and transport experiments in porous media in the laboratory. The intern will also be responsible for characterizing aquifers for teaching and research purposes at several field sites throughout Wisconsin. The annual salary for the intern will be $35,000 (USD) and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Applicants must send a one-page cover letter that describes their interests and qualifications for the research internship, resume/CV, transcripts (unofficial is okay), and contact information for three references in a single pdf to paradisc@uwm.edu by August 2, 2019.

Post-Baccalaureate Research Internship, Hydrogeology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee [6/25/2019]

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PhD Opportunity in Active Tectonics and Remote Sensing, University of Canterbury

One fully-funded PhD scholarship in active tectonics and remote sensing is available through a joint research initiative with Dr. Tim Stahl at the University of Canterbury and Dr. Kate Clark at the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS). The successful applicant will join a research team utilising novel photogrammetric datasets and techniques, alongside field work, to research historical earthquake fault ruptures in a range of tectonic environments in New Zealand. Research topics include (1) developing techniques for processing historical aerial photographs into digital elevation data; (2) analysis of pre- and post-earthquake data for the purpose of assessing fault geometries, connectivity and kinematics; (3) modelling multi-fault ruptures using geologic and remotely sensed validation datasets, and exploring the implications of this research for seismic hazard analysis.

The ideal candidate will have strengths in active tectonics, paleoseismology, and/or geomorphology, and will have worked with remote sensing data. Field experience in active tectonics/geomorphology would be beneficial and experience in computational science, programming &/or numerical modelling is required. Masters degree or BS/BSc degree with significant research and work experience required. The PhD position will be based in Christchurch, New Zealand, at the University of Canterbury. There will be opportunities to undertake research visits to GNS Science, Lower Hutt. Applications will be accepted until 15 July 2019 or until the position is filled. Please email timothy.stahl@canterbury.ac.nz with your CV and cover letter. Candidates from under-represented and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

PhD Opportunity in Active Tectonics and Remote Sensing, University of Canterbury [5/30/2019]

 
 

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Instructor of Geology, Concord University

Open Until Filled
Type: Full-Time
Salary: 37,534. to 50,547 USD Per Year

The position will involve teaching introductory geology, Earth science for teachers, ad historical or environmental/engineering geology at our main Athens, West Virginia campus and extension campus at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center in Beckley.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching introductory geology, or geochemistry. Faculty appointment responsibilities will include teaching, advising, and serving on University and Divisional committees.

The position supports an undergraduate major in environmental geosciences.

Applicants should have an M.S. in geology or a closely related field.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Ability to teach introductory geoscience courses.
• Over 6, up to 12 months of collegiate teaching experience, preferred.

This is a renewable term position beginning August 2019.

All applications must come through https://jobs.concord.edu/

Applicants should upload a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, research interests, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, unofficial transcripts and list of three to five individuals with contact information to serve as professional references. Contact information should include the reference's name, email address, and phone number(s),. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Concord is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Instructor of Geology, Concord University [7/23/2019]

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Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology, University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for the Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology. We seek an outstanding scientist who has a demonstrable record for excellence in teaching and a strong scholarly record in the broad field of petroleum geosciences. Candidates with an ability to integrate multiple specialties to solve difficult technical questions are desired. The focus of teaching and research can be in any aspect of petroleum geology, such as reservoir characterization, structure and geomechanics, reflection seismology, petroleum geochemistry, or petroleum systems modeling.

The successful candidate is expected to bridge to wider faculty interests, build collaborations with existing faculty, and complement our strengths in petroleum geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geophysics, paleontology, structure and tectonics, geochemistry, geohydrology, paleoclimatology, geomorphology, and geobiology. The successful candidate will need to: develop an externally funded, innovative and impactful research program (preferably with industry participation); supervise independent student research at both graduate and undergraduate levels; contribute to departmental teaching at all levels; and provide applied training and guidance for students interested in a career in the energy sector.

This academic-year, open rank, tenure-track position has a start date as early as January 1, 2020. A PhD in Geological Sciences or a related field is required, and we especially encourage applications from candidates with prior industry, research, and/or faculty experience. The Department of Geological Sciences is affiliated with several research centers and institutes (EMARC, INSTAAR, CSDMS, CIRES, LASP) and offers a diverse set of resources for teaching and research. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/geologicalsciences to learn more about the Department, these affiliations, and resources.

For consideration, applications must be submitted through https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=19641.

Applications must include statements of research and teaching interests; a curriculum vita; reprints of three papers; and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation.

Research statements should include a description of what the applicant considers to be the important problems in their field, and how their research contributes to these questions. Teaching statements should address goals and approaches to instruction.

Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair in Petroleum Geology, University of Colorado Boulder [7/18/2019]

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Director, Electron Microbeam Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications at the Assistant, Associate, or Senior Scientist level to fill the Director’s position in the Eugene Cameron Electron Microprobe Laboratory (http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~johnf/sx51.html). This is a full-time, institutionally-supported position. The lab houses SX51 and SX5FE electron microprobes, a Hitachi S3400 VP scanning electron microscope, and a lab manager to assist with SEM maintenance and operations. The lab serves as a hub for interdisciplinary scientific inquiry, providing hands-on training of students from disciplines across campus. Additional departmental resources include two electronics engineers and a staffed thin-section lab.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, or related fields at time of appointment. Demonstrated ability and experience in the use of electron beam instruments for high-quality, quantitative analyses is required. Two or more years of daily hands-on management of an electron microprobe lab is preferred, as is demonstrated ability to pursue fundable research using electron microbeam instrumentation.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) cover letter that includes your research statement, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three referees. Please apply by October 15, 2019 to guarantee full consideration, although applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, go to: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502003/epma-lab-director

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

Director, Electron Microbeam Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison [7/11/2019]

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Assistant (Tenure-Track), Associate (Tenured), or Full (Tenured) Professor, Sedimentary Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking to hire a faculty member in Sedimentary Geology at the Assistant, Associate or Full professor level. We seek a creative individual who has an innovative research program in sedimentary geology and addresses questions related to clastic sedimentation, dynamic stratigraphy, depositional systems, and basin architecture over geological time scales, with broad applicability to the energy industry. A demonstrated ability to integrate a range of approaches and data types is required, potentially including field-based inquiry, linked surface and subsurface investigations, incorporation of seismic data, and analytical or modeling approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an internationally recognized research program and excel at teaching, mentoring, and service roles within the department, and should have a strong record of securing external research funds. We seek an individual who facilitates collaborations among faculty, researchers, and students in the department and university, and is capable of teaching courses over a wide range of geoscience topics, particularly courses in stratigraphy, sedimentology, and basin analysis.

As part of the Jackson School of Geosciences, the Department of Geological Sciences  has over 50 faculty and a community of research scientists with a broad range of specialties, as well as access to outstanding research facilities and support. The department has one of the largest combined graduate and undergraduate enrollments of any Earth Science program in North America and is located in a thriving metropolitan area with a dynamic, multicultural community of over 1 million people. The department is interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community; we strongly encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, statement of teaching, statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, and contact information for at least 5 references. Review of applications will commence September 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Further information about the department is available at http://jsg.utexas.edu/dgs. Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/65059

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

Assistant (Tenure-Track), Associate (Tenured), or Full (Tenured) Professor, Sedimentary Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin [7/3/2019]

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Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist, Lafayette College

This full-time, administrative position involves the management of instrument facilities, laboratory/research support and teaching, and supporting the Department of Chemistry & Department of Geology and Geosciences.

Responsibilities:
• Supporting the setup, maintenance, and operation of instruments; training of students and faculty in their proper use
• Working with other campus specialists (e.g. Instrumentation, Laboratory, Information Technology, Environmental Health and Safety)
• Working with faculty and students in the design, testing, and implementation of laboratory experiments
• Design and construction of teaching and research apparatus; maintenance of field equipment; and driving 12 passenger vans.
• Assisting faculty in laboratories such as General Chemistry, and possibly other laboratories depending on the expertise of the successful candidate.

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree or higher in a related science or engineering area preferred. Individuals with a bachelors’ degree and exceptional experience and skills will be considered.
• Proficiency with a variety of modern instrumentation and computers required.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the evaluators.

For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by August 20, 2019. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should apply at: http://apply.interfolio.com/64823

Information about the Department of Chemistry is available at http://chemistry.lafayette.edu/ and for the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at http://geology.lafayette.edu/

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.

Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist, Lafayette College [6/28/2019]

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Faculty Position, Paleontology, University of Michigan

The Museum of Paleontology and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan are searching for a full-time tenure-track faculty candidate in the field of Paleontology at the assistant professor/assistant curator level. This is a university year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2020. The Museum of Paleontology has recently relocated its internationally significant collections of plant, invertebrate and vertebrate fossils to the new Research Museums Center. Paleontology faculty labs and offices are in the newly completed Biological Sciences Building, which houses other academic units and the Museum of Natural History which attracts over 165,000 visitors a year.

We seek applicants who have broad research and teaching interests within developing areas of evolutionary or environmental paleontology. We are especially interested in applicants investigating the invertebrate fossil record, although exceptional candidates with other areas of taxonomic expertise will be considered. The Museum and Department invite applicants in fields including, but not restricted to: macroevolution, interactions of developmental biology and evolution, extinction dynamics, paleoecology, organismal paleobiology, and biotic responses to global change.

The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and should submit the following: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) statement of current and future research plans; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 5) evidence of teaching excellence, if available; 6) statement of activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia; 7) up to four publications; and 8) the names and contact information for at least four references.

Information about the Museum and Department can be found at www.lsa.umich.edu/paleontology and www.lsa.umich.edu/earth. To apply please go to https://ummp-earth.lsa.umich.edu/search19/, 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 ummp-earth-search@umich.edu.

The application deadline is August 31, 2019 for full consideration, but applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. We expect to begin on-campus interviews in late Fall 2019.

The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Position, Paleontology, University of Michigan [6/26/2019]

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Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma

Applications are being solicited for the position of Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS). The OGS is located on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Oklahoma, and is under the direction and supervision of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma. Organizationally, the OGS is located within the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy, which also includes the School of Geology & Geophysics and the Mewbourne School of Petroleum & Geological Engineering. The Director of the OGS reports administratively to the Dean, Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy. If appropriate, the successful candidate may hold a dual appointment as a faculty member within the College as an Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should hold a doctorate or have the equivalent experience in geology, geophysics or a closely related field. Prior experience with a public agency, such as the OGS, would be beneficial.

The objectives and duties of the Oklahoma Geological Survey include the following:
a) A study of the geological formations of the state with special reference to its natural resources, including coal, oil, gas, asphalt, gypsum, salt, cement, stone, clay, lead, zinc, iron, sand, road building material, water resources and all other mineral resources.
b) Management of the Oklahoma seismic recording network, and the reporting and analysis of earthquake activity in the state.
c) The preparation and publication of bulletins and reports, accompanied with necessary illustrations and maps, including both general and detailed descriptions of the geological structure and mineral resources of the state.
d) The consideration of such other related scientific and economic questions that shall be deemed of value to the people of Oklahoma.

The Director of the OGS has the responsibility of overseeing activities related to geological and geophysical studies of Oklahoma and adjacent areas, preparation of reports documenting the findings of these studies, and communication of these results to individuals, agencies and the general public as appropriate and/or required.

The position requires supervision and administration of an organization of approximately 50 staff and associated facilities including offices, labs and the Oklahoma Petroleum Information Center (OPIC), which contains an extensive collection of rock cores and samples, other well information and selected facilities for the examination of these cores and samples. It is anticipated that the Director of the OGS will work with Oklahoma universities, state and federal agencies, industry and other entities to conduct research in areas of public interest, as well as providing advice and service in the areas of geology, geophysics and natural resources. One particular area of current high interest is the recent, significant increase in Oklahoma earthquake activity.

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated experience and ability to oversee these activities. Areas of experience that could be considered include an appropriate background with state or national surveys, administration in academia, experience in industry or research, or other related areas.

Review of candidates will begin May 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is January 1, 2020. Applicants are requested to submit a complete resume, statement of relevant experience and a list of five references who can be contacted, including names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and complete mailing addresses. Questions or requests for additional information may be addressed to J. Mike Stice, Dean of the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy, and Chair of the OGS Director Search Committee, at (405) 325-3821, or mstice@ou.edu. Applications and nominations should be submitted on-line at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61740

The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Director, Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma [6/4/2019]

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Earth and Planetary Science, Temporary Lecturers, University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach Earth and Planetary Science courses for Fall, Spring and Summer should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https://apptrkr.com/1479548.

For questions, please contact Erin Blazick at eblazick@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Earth and Planetary Science, Temporary Lecturers, University of California, Berkeley [6/4/2019]

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Assistant (Tenure-Track) or Associate (Tenured) Professor in Solid Earth Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a faculty member in the field of solid Earth geophysics at the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) level. We are looking for an outstanding scientist who will establish an innovative, externally-funded research program and will be committed to both teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant is expected to develop a vibrant research program that contributes to the understanding of the dynamics and evolution of the solid Earth and complements existing strengths within the Jackson School. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to, seismology, geodesy, and geodynamics. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Geological Sciences is part of the Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG), which also includes two research units, the Institute for Geophysics and the Bureau of Economic Geology. With over 190 research scientists and faculty, the Jackson School of Geosciences is one of the largest academic earth science schools in the country. The University of Texas is also home to the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences and the Texas Advanced Computing Center. The University is located in a thriving metropolitan area with a dynamic, multicultural community of over 1 million people. The department is interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community and we strongly encourage applications from all underrepresented groups. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and or service, and a list of at least three individuals who would be able to provide letters of reference. Submit copies of these materials online at https://apply.interfolio.com/63707 . Questions concerning the application process or receipt of application materials should be sent to Patrick Stafford (stafford.patrick@jsg.utexas.edu).

Assistant (Tenure-Track) or Associate (Tenured) Professor in Solid Earth Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin [5/30/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Paleoclimate Sedimentology, University of Lausanne

The Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment (FGSE) of the University of Lausanne invites applications for a professorship in Paleoclimate Sedimentology, to be based in the Institute of Earth Sciences (ISTE).

We are looking for an excellent sedimentologist who focuses on the reconstruction of past climate changes (including sedimentary, paleoclimate, biological and paleoceanography changes) at geological timescales using the stratigraphic and sedimentary record. We seek a candidate who can provide an innovative interpretation of sedimentary archives, using laboratory, and field techniques and reconstructing Earth system history. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in geology, a strong commitment to field-based research and a willingness to contribute to field-based teaching.

The successful candidate will actively participate in the research activities of the Institute of Earth Sciences, will teach in the Bachelor of Geosciences and Environment and in relevant Masters taught by the FGSE, and will supervise masters and doctoral students.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track). However, exceptionally, we will consider outstanding candidates for direct appointment to the Associate or Ordinary Professor level, notably if this corresponds with our equal opportunity objectives.

The application should include a cover letter (max 0.5 page), a full Curriculum Vitae, a research statement (max. 4 pages), a teaching statement (max. 2 pages), PDFs of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of five referees. For further information, contact Prof. Frédéric Herman, Dean of the FGSE (frederic.herman@unil.ch).

Application deadline: August 24th, 2019 (23:59 Swiss time GMT+2)

The application in PDF must be shared in several document not bigger than 9.9 MB and will be considered only if sent through this website where you find a full description of the position:
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Or www.unil.ch/central/en/home.html -> Jobs -> search sedimentology

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Paleoclimate Sedimentology, University of Lausanne [5/17/2019]

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UNAVCO Board of Directors seeks new President

(Boulder, CO)

UNAVCO's President reports directly to Board of Directors and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that strengthen the geodetic community we serve. A demonstrated record of excellence, vision and leadership in Earth Science is required. For additional details please click https://unavco-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=158. Questions may be addressed to ewing@unavco.org. Application review begins 20 June 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

UNAVCO Board of Directors seeks new President [5/15/2019]