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Opportunities for Students

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Lindahl Ph.D. Scholarships, The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences seeks Ph.D. students with specializations that complement faculty research interests. Exceptional students will receive Research or Teaching Assistantships and a Lindahl Scholarship totaling at least $22,000 for a nine month appointment, and the cost of non-resident tuition is covered. Funding is renewable for 4 years if expectations are met. Other fellowships are available from the Graduate School. Further details are at http://www.geo.ua.edu/. Applicants should contact Dr. Geoff Tick (gtick@ua.edu) to express interest. Review of applications for Fall 2020 admission will begin January 15, 2020.

Lindahl Ph.D. Scholarships, The University of Alabama [11/6/2019]

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Graduate Opportunities, Geomorphology and Sedimentology, University of Virginia

The Landscape Evolution Group in Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks graduate students with interests in geomorphology and physical sedimentology. M.S. and Ph.D. applications are welcomed from students with related experience in geosciences, as well as those with training in other quantitative fields (e.g., computer science, civil engineering, physics) and a desire to tackle new topics. Student support is available starting Fall 2020 through teaching and research assistantships. Potential research topics include but are not limited to the development of bedrock river valleys, submarine channels, and the sedimentary record of Mars. The department offers many opportunities to connect to allied fields that converge at Earth’s surface, including hydrology, ecology and atmospheric sciences.

Applications submitted by January 15, 2020 will receive full consideration for enrollment in Fall 2020. Interested students should contact Ajay Limaye (ajay@virginia.edu) with a description of research interests and CV. For more information on the department and how to apply, visit the department website: https://evsc.as.virginia.edu/prospective-graduate-students

Graduate Opportunities, Geomorphology and Sedimentology, University of Virginia [11/4/2019]

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Graduate Assistantship, New Mexico Highlands University

Graduate assistantships are available for students wishing to pursue an MS in Geology - Environmental Science beginning Spring or Fall 2020 term. The NMHU Environmental Geology Program strengths are in Petrology, Environmental geochemistry, Water Resources & Water Quality, Paleomagnetism, Volcanology, and collaborative endeavors with the New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute. The Paleomagnetism-Rock Magnetism, Powder X-Ray Diffraction, and Water Chemistry laboratories support wide-ranging analytical and field research. The NMHU campus is situated at the boundary of the Great Plains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Campus is located within one to two hours from Cenozoic volcanic fields, Precambrian rock exposures, glaciated valleys, desert terrains, and several world-renowned geologic features - the Valles Caldera and the Rio Grande Rift. A low student:faculty ratio, state-of-the art laboratory facilities, and committed faculty provide students with a superior learning experience. The graduate assistantship includes a nine-month stipend and tuition waiver per academic year. Application review begins 01/10/19 Spring and 01/02/20 Fall. For more information, contact Dr. Petronis, Environmental Geology, NRM Department, New Mexico Highlands University, Box 9000, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701, mspetro@nmhu.edu. For disabled access or services call 505-454-3513 or TDD# 505-454-3003. AA/EOE Employer.

Graduate Assistantship, New Mexico Highlands University [11/1/2019]

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Multiple PhD Student Positions, Geomechanics, The University of Texas at Austin

We are currently seeking PhD students to join the Geomechanics and GeoFluids research program in the Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin. Our group works on a wide range of problems related to stress, fault and rock strength, coupled deformation and fluid flow, and rock and sediment physical properties in the Earth’s crust, through integration of experimental, theoretical modeling, and field-based approaches. Active research projects provide an opportunity to engage and are strongly allied with Scientific Ocean Drilling efforts offshore New Zealand, Japan, Costa Rica, the Gulf of Mexico, and several other continental margins; these projects also offer outstanding opportunities to engage with research in the energy industry. Current areas of focus include mechanical and hydrological processes in active tectonic environments, such as subduction zones and transform systems; deformation, material properties, and pore pressure in regions with complex stress histories; flow and mechanical properties of mudrocks, and gas hydrate systems. Tuition, stipend, and other fees will be fully funded for these research positions. For information please contact Demian Saffer (demian.saffer@austin.utexas,edu) or Peter Flemings (pflemings@jsg.utexas.edu).

All applications must be completed in the Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC) by the appropriate deadline (December 1st 2019 for fellowship consideration and January 1st for all applications). See https://gradschool.utexas.edu/admissions/how-to-apply.

More information about the application process can be found at The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences admissions portal

For additional information concerning the application process, contact the Jackson School of Geosciences graduate Program Coordinator, Philip Guerrero: philipg@jsg.utexas.edu.

Multiple PhD Student Positions, Geomechanics, The University of Texas at Austin [10/31/2019]

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Graduate Student Opportunities (MS), Ohio University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio University invites applications to its research thesis-based MS degree in Geology for the Fall of 2020. The Geological Sciences faculty at Ohio University collaborate in three research clusters: paleobiology and sedimentary geology, solid earth and planetary dynamics, and environmental and surficial processes. Prospective students are encouraged to contact faculty directly to discuss potential research topics. Qualified students are eligible to receive teaching assistantships that carry a full tuition scholarship and a competitive stipend. For program and application information, visit the department website at http://www.ohio.edu/cas/geology/graduate or contact the graduate chair, Dr. Daniel Hembree (hembree@ohio.edu). Review of applications begins February 1, 2020.

Graduate Student Opportunities (MS), Ohio University [10/30/2019]

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Graduate Student Opportunities (online 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 includes courses on research methods, paleobiology and sedimentary geology, Earth materials and planetary geology, and environmental and surface processes. The program is designed for students planning to enter or already in the geoscience workforce (industry, government, non-profit) that do not require research experience as well as K-12 educators seeking additional training in the geosciences. For program and application information, visit the department website at http://www.ohio.edu/cas/geology/graduate or contact the graduate chair, Dr. Daniel Hembree (hembree@ohio.edu). Review of applications begins February 1, 2020.

Graduate Student Opportunities (online MS), Ohio University [10/30/2019]

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Graduate Student Opportunities, Baylor University

The Department of Geosciences at Baylor University invites applications for full-time PhD and MS students starting in August 2020. Admission to the program includes 5 years of financial support for PhD students and 2 years of financial support for MS students through research and teaching assistantships and fellowships. Admitted students also receive a full tuition waiver, 80% health insurance subsidy, annual travel funding from department and university for conference attendance, and research funding for graduate students on a competitive basis. Candidates should have at least an undergraduate degree in geology, geophysics, or in a related area and excellent analytical and writing skills.

Faculty research covers a broad spectrum of Earth sciences, with particular strengths in biogeosciences, energy geoscience, hydrological and surface processes, lithospheric processes, paleoclimate, and solid Earth and planetary sciences. For more information about the Department of Geosciences, our research areas, and the graduate program please visit www.baylor.edu/geosciences.

Applications are due by January 15, 2020 for Fall 2020 program entry. Details about the application process can be found here: https://www.baylor.edu/geosciences/index.php?id=952059. Please contact our Graduate Program Director for more information or with questions at geosciences@baylor.edu or visit our booth at the AGU fall meeting.

Graduate Student Opportunities, Baylor University [10/28/2019]

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Graduate Assistant Positions, Ball State University

The Department of Environment, Geology & Natural Resources at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, invites applications for full-time PhD, master of science and/or master of arts students starting in August 2020. We seek highly motivated students with excellent written and analytical skills. Graduate assistant positions are available on a competitive basis. Faculty research covers the spectrum of environmental and geological sciences, and natural resource management. Please contact Dr. K. Nicholson knichols@bsu.edu. for details. Additional information can be found at https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/environment-geology-natural-resources

Graduate Assistant Positions, Ball State University [10/14/2019]

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PhD Opportunities in Hydrogeology & Hydrogeochemistry, University of Saskatchewan

Funded PhD opportunities in hydrogeology and hydrogeochemistry are available through a joint research initiative led by Dr. Grant Ferguson at the University of Saskatchewan and Dr. Jennifer McIntosh at the University of Arizona. Projects will examine the limits of sustainable groundwater use from both physical and geochemical perspectives. Specific research topics include: 1) What are the hydrogeochemical controls on groundwater development at large scales? 2) How are groundwater residence time and paleohydrogeology linked to sustainable groundwater development? 3) What are the geochemical impacts of past and current use of the deep subsurface by the energy industry and other industries on groundwater? Applicants will have a master's degree in hydrogeology or geochemistry and strong backgrounds in geoscience. Interested applicants should be submitted to both grant.ferguson@usask.ca and mcintosh@hwr.arizona.edu. Once permission is received to proceed, applicants will be directed to submit a formal application to https://grad.usask.ca/. The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

PhD Opportunities in Hydrogeology & Hydrogeochemistry, University of Saskatchewan [10/11/2019]

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Graduate Student Opportunities, Case Western Reserve University

Students with backgrounds in geology, physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and related fields are encouraged to apply for our Ph.D. and MS programs in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences. Areas of active research in the Department include planetary geology and geodynamics, planetary materials, high-pressure mineral physics and geochemistry, core and mantle processes, environmental science, sedimentary geology, and sediment transport. For more information, please visit http://eeps.case.edu or write to eeps-gradinfo@case.edu. Financial assistance is available. Application deadline: 1/15/2020.

Graduate Student Opportunities, Case Western Reserve University [10/10/2019]

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Postdoctoral Research Position, Coastal Hydrology, Befus Hydrology Group, University of Wyoming

Job description
The Befus Hydrology Group at the University of Wyoming is seeking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to assist in a collaborative, NOAA-funded study on testing green to grey adaptation strategies for dynamic, coupled marine-groundwater-wetland systems. The postdoctoral scholar will develop and implement numerical modeling analyses primarily for the groundwater and wetland components. The research will contribute to larger project goals by interfacing with collaborator-run models and through brainstorming workshops with local, regional, and national stakeholders.

The appointment will have an initial one-year term with benefits starting as early as November 2020 with the potential for renewal for the extent of the funded activities, totaling three years.

Required materials
Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, cover letter that includes a statement of research interests of up to two pages with how their experience and goals relate to this opportunity, provide a sample of scientific writing (published research article preferred), and provide contact information for three professional references.

Apply online at https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=19004537&lang=en

Postdoctoral Research Position, Coastal Hydrology, Befus Hydrology Group, University of Wyoming [10/8/2019]

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Doctoral Student Opportunities, Duke University

The Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Duke University invites intellectually engaged and motivated students to apply to our doctoral program. We particularly seek applicants in the fields of biogeochemical oceanography, geochemical hydrology, coastal processes and geomorphology, atmospheric dynamics, climate change, and energy and resources. As part of Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment, our graduate students interact with faculty and students in diverse fields related to the earth, oceans, atmosphere, biosphere and environment. We offer 5 years of financial support through research and teaching assistantships and fellowships. For more information, please visit https://nicholas.duke.edu/academics/doctoral-programs/earth-ocean-sciences-eos or email our Director of Graduate Studies at: abmurray@duke.edu

Doctoral Student Opportunities, Duke University [10/4/2019]

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Graduate Research Opportunities at Purdue

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at Purdue University is looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated graduate students for a variety of research projects in Geology and Geophysics, and Planetary, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences. As a multidisciplinary department within the College of Science, EAPS draws students from a variety of STEM backgrounds. We offer 4 years of guaranteed financial support and a variety of fellowships. Students with demonstrated academic and research excellence are invited to explore funded opportunities at http://www.eaps.purdue.edu/gradresearch. Come see our booth at AGU.

Graduate Research Opportunities at Purdue [9/26/2019]

 

Fellowships

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2020 Exploration Fellowship in Earth and Space Science, Arizona State University

The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for the postdoctoral research scholar position of Exploration Fellow. The mission of the postdoctoral fellowship is to foster SESE’s interdisciplinary research program by attracting and supporting outstanding early-career scientists and engineers to pursue independent research in collaboration with SESE faculty. Research areas within SESE encompass theoretical and observational astrophysics, astrobiology, cosmology, earth surface processes, planetary science, instrumentation and systems engineering, and science education. Anticipated start date for the position is July 2020. Incoming Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $65,000 with health benefits, plus $12,000 per year in discretionary research funds. A relocation allowance will be provided. The initial appointment is for one year with subsequent annual renewal for up to a total of three years, contingent upon satisfactory performance, the needs of the university, and availability of resources.

Interested candidates should contact two faculty members in SESE to discuss potential collaborative research topics and determine whether they would agree to serve as an Exploration Fellow mentor. When a topic of mutual interest between the applicant and potential faculty mentors is identified, the applicant should submit a research proposal as a single PDF that includes: (1) a cover letter identifying the proposed research topic and the names of the two faculty mentors, (2) a current CV, (3) a research proposal not longer than five pages (including figures and references), and (4) one paper exemplifying the applicant’s research. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted separately. Preference will be given to proposals that include interdisciplinary research spanning multiple research areas within SESE.

Essential duties of the position: The successful applicant will conduct original research, document results and write journal articles, and present at scientific meetings.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. by the time of appointment in a field relevant to Earth and Space exploration, including (but not limited to) astrophysics, physics, chemistry, geology, biology, and engineering. Candidates must be within five years from receipt of the doctoral degree.

Desired Qualifications: (1) research proposal that demonstrates relevance, interdisciplinary merit, and/or potential impact of the proposed research activities to the overarching “big picture” research questions in the field and to the mission of SESE, (2) a record of prior achievement and experience demonstrating the potential to accomplish proposed research objectives, (3) evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills.

Application materials should be submitted as a single PDF file. The application, and any related questions, should be submitted by email to exppd@asu.edu, addressed to the Exploration Fellowship Committee. Applications will only be given full consideration when all materials described above are received.

Initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is 15 December, 2019; Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Reference Job ID 14087.

More information about the Exploration Fellowship can be found at: http://sese.asu.edu/exploration-fellowship

More information about the department can be found here: https://sese.asu.edu/

Postdoctoral benefits can be found at: https://cfo.asu.edu/postdoctoral-scholars

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty) at ASU values cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the College diversity of the academic community.

Background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html http://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

2020 Exploration Fellowship in Earth and Space Science, Arizona State University [10/10/2019]

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Flint Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale University

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University (http://earth.yale.edu) announces an annual competition for the Richard Foster Flint Postdoctoral Fellowship. We welcome applicants with research interests in climatic processes, Cenozoic paleoclimate, historical climate records, and future climate predictions, using either archive- or modeling-based investigations. Specific research areas include, but are not limited to, glaciology; climatology; atmospheric and oceanic circulation; low-temperature geochemistry; paleobiological and paleoecological responses to climate change; and coupling between tectonic, climatic, environmental, and biotic processes. This postdoctoral position is awarded for two years and includes a stipend ($60,000/yr) and research funds ($5,000/yr), plus health-care benefits and limited expenses for relocation. Applicants should contact a sponsor in the Department to discuss potential research projects, and then submit a short (2–3 page) statement of research interests and a proposed research plan, a curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, an endorsement letter from the sponsoring faculty member, and three confidential letters of reference. Applications should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/68371. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is December 15, 2019, and successful candidates are expected to begin their program at Yale between July 1 and December 31, 2020. 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.

Flint Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Yale University [9/18/2019]

 

Positions Open

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U.S. Geological Survey, Regional Director. Portland, OR

1 vacancy. This is a Senior Executive Service position.

The USGS is looking for an individual who has successfully managed a large, geographically dispersed science organization to serve as the Regional Director. The Regional Director reports to the USGS Deputy Director and manages the science and science support activities of the Region through immediate staff and the senior management-level science center directors. The Region encompasses Unified Regions 9 and 12 and includes Hawaii/Pacific Islands, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and other U.S. possessions in the Pacific.

The advertisement is open all US Citizens. The salary range is $161,874 to $192,300, and the closing date is 12/5/19. The vacancy announcement, qualifications, and how to apply can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/550797500

U.S. Geological Survey, Regional Director. Portland, OR [11/12/2019]

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Geochemistry), Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University

The Department of Geosciences at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in low-temperature geochemistry. We seek a candidate with the potential to complement one or more of the department’s current and traditional research strengths in sedimentary and isotope geochemistry, environmental geochemistry, and planetary surfaces and who will be an effective teacher. Details of the department’s areas of research emphasis and current facilities may be found at www.stonybrook.edu/geosciences. Applicants should apply through AcademicJobsOnline.org at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15294 (Position ID: 15294). Further details of the position and application procedure should be obtained at www.stonybrook.edu/jobs/. Applications should be sent by January 16, 2020 and questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Deanne Rogers (Deanne.Rogers@stonybrook.edu).

Stony Brook University is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and educator. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Human Resources Services Department at (631) 632-6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632-7786. It can also be viewed on-line at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Geochemistry), Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University [11/12/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Surficial Geology, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College

Description:
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in process-oriented surficial geology beginning September 1st, 2020. The successful candidate will: teach a required majors course in Sedimentology and Landscape Evolution; teach electives such as Environmental Geology; participate in general education courses; and develop advanced courses in his/her area of expertise. S/he will conduct an active research program, and share responsibilities for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

For application information and more details, - Go to cuny.jobs, in the box under "Job titles and keywords", enter the job ID "21215", click on " Assistant Professor in Surficial Geology " and select the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. AA/EOE/IRCA/ADA

Assistant Professor, Surficial Geology, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College [11/12/2019]

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Adjunct Needed to Teach Petrology, Spring 2020, West Chester University

The Department of Earth & Space Sciences, West Chester University of PA, seeks one or more Temporary Instructors to teach Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology in spring-2020 and/or 2021, and/or Mineralogy in fall-2020. Opportunities to teach Introductory Geology lecture/lab may also be available in fall 2020 and spring 2021. Ph.D. or ABD preferred, but persons with M.S. and strong background in the content area will be considered. Persons interested these positions should contact the Department Chair, Dr. Joby Hilliker at jhilliker@wcupa.edu. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission and strategic Plan, Building on Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

Adjunct Needed to Teach Petrology, Spring 2020, West Chester University [11/5/2019]

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One-year Visiting Assistant Professor, Paleoclimate/Global Change, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

The Colby College Department of Geology invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor specializing in paleoclimate, paleoceanography, global environmental change, or a related field to begin September 1, 2020. The successful candidate will teach a sophomore-level undergraduate course on Earth’s climate and paleoclimate history with a lab, as well as an introductory geology course and an upper-level elective in their area of specialty (a total of four course equivalents). Our ideal candidate will be able to offer both field- and lab-based study of past environmental change in Maine to give students hands-on experience with paleoclimate research. The successful candidate will have access to instrumentation and facilities in the Departments of Geology and Chemistry for research and teaching. These include a powder-XRD, micro-XRF, SEM-EDS, CHNSO Elemental Analyzer, ICP-OES, petrographic and binocular microscopes, and sediment-sieving equipment. The search committee is especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach and mentor a diverse student population. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.

Complete applications will include: (1) a brief cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy illustrating commitment to diversity and inclusive teaching, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation. Please submit all materials via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/69710. Applications received by January 6, 2020 will receive full consideration, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Inquiries may also be directed to paleoclimate20@colby.edu.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu.

One-year Visiting Assistant Professor, Paleoclimate/Global Change, Colby College, Waterville, Maine [11/5/2019]

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Geology, Faculty, Hope College

The Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time non-tenure track position for up to three years, beginning in the Fall of 2020. The applicant must be able to teach courses in either structural geology or geomorphology as well as introductory level courses in geology and environmental science. The applicant will also be expected to collaborate with undergraduate students on research projects.

Qualifications:
The candidate must either have a Ph.D. in geology or a reasonable prospect of having a Ph.D. by the Fall of 2020.

Application Instructions:
Applications are accepted online at www.hope.edu/employment/faculty. As part of the online application candidates will upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted for the initial application), and a statement of teaching philosophy and competencies. Applicants will also submit a statement describing their fit to the mission of Hope College (https://hope.edu/about/mission.html). As it may not be addressed elsewhere in the application, applicants should devote particular attention to the Christian aspect of the mission statement and their personal engagement with faith and/or a faith community.

In addition, names and contact information for three references will be entered into the application. Those references will be contacted upon application to submit letters of reference.

Application deadline is January 15, 2020.

For a full job description and to read about Hope College please visit our website at www.hope.edu/employment/faculty

Hope College seeks to be a community that affirms the dignity of all persons as bearers of God's image. It is Hope College policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, family status, genetic information, height, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or weight, except in the event of a bona fide occupational qualification. Hope College is an equal opportunity employer.

Geology, Faculty, Hope College [11/4/2019]

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Tenure-Track Position Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Science with Environmental Sustainability, William J. Maxwell College of Arts & Sciences, New Jersey City University

JOB SUMMARY: The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment as assistant professor commencing September 2020 to teach at New Jersey City University (NJCU) William J. Maxwell College of Arts & Sciences. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is housed in our newly-renovated Science Building. We have dedicated research and classroom labs, including a state-of-the-art GIS/GPS lab, which houses 30 high-speed Dell desktops and 4 dozen laptops/ tablets, all running ESRI® software. GPS capabilities range from sub-meter mapping grade (Leica Zeno) to extremely accurate (1 cm) survey grade (Leica 1200). Additional field capabilities include Ground Penetrating Radar (GSSI SIR-10). Analytical instrumentation includes: ICP-MS; Ion Chromatography; total mercury and methylmercury analyzers; an organic elemental analyzer, and a particle size analyzer. Please see the department website for further information.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will be required to teach both basic and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Earth and Environmental Sciences, focusing on new major and minor programs in GIS and Sustainability Studies. The successful candidate will develop new cutting-edge programs and course offerings, engaging high impact practices at undergraduate/graduate levels. Candidates are also expected to apply for external grants to maintain an active and sustained research agenda in their respective field, with publications in peer-reviewed journals.

EDUCATION: Candidates should have an earned Ph.D. in Earth Science, Environmental Science, or a related field from an accredited university with a concentration or extensive work in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and/or Environmental Sustainability.

EXPERIENCE: Candidates with expertise in geospatial analysis and modeling, environmental applications of GIS, and sustainability are preferred and encouraged to apply.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching, a proven track record of peer-review publications, and an active research agenda that will primarily involve undergraduate students at an urban comprehensive university such as NJCU. Include a letter of application, cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. For specific application requirements, please refer to the NJCU website.

In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and community service might support our institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

CONSIDERATION: Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 2, 2020.

We offer a competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.

Cut-Off Date for Filing Applications: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

To apply online: https://cho.tbe.taleo.net/cho02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=NJCU&cws=41&rid=1094

Tenure-Track Position Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Science with Environmental Sustainability, William J. Maxwell College of Arts & Sciences, New Jersey City University [11/1/2019]

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Faculty Positions, Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University

The Department of Geosciences at the National Taiwan University (NTU) is seeking active scientists to fill two to three faculty positions starting from August 1st, 2020. The positions are open to candidates from all fields in geosciences, but those who have strong background in the fields of (1) structural and field geology; (2) sedimentology and stratigraphy; (3) mineralogy and petrology; and (4) geological resources or hydro- and applied geology will receive more favorable consideration. Applicants are requested to send the following documents: CV, list of publications, statements of teaching and research interests, copies of diploma and transcript, names and contact information of three referees, and three to five articles published within the recent seven years (one of which need to be designated as representative paper and must be published after August 1st, 2015). Application materials should be sent by email to Professor J. Bruce H. Shyu, the Chair of the Searching Committee, at jbhs@ntu.edu.tw.

Deadline for application: January 5th, 2020. For more information, please refer to the website: http://web.gl.ntu.edu.tw/

NTU ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide (QS 2019), and Taipei was recently named the World’s Friendliest and Safest City for Expats (InterNations 2018). Within Taipei there is easy access, through a world class transit system, to a vibrant city life and to numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, snorkeling, fishing and mountain biking. The Department of Geosciences offers a dynamic and supportive working environment with a wide range of state-of-the-art research facilities. Generous start-up funding is available for new faculty members.

Faculty Positions, Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University [10/31/2019]

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Digital Earth Scientist/ Engineer, Queen’s University

The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Digital Earth Sciences, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student- centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. You will also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and dependent children. Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave. In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources.

Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.

We seek applicants with a strong interest in developing, applying, and integrating digital and data science methods to problems in Geoscience and Geoengineering. A wide range of theoretical, software, and hardware approaches are welcomed. The successful candidate will develop a research program focused on Earth science problems which may include processes in the deep earth, lithosphere, and/or surface approaching these via methods such as remote, crowd or in-situ sensing, numerical modelling, database development and analysis, data mining, artificial intelligence, visualization, and AR/VR development. The successful candidate will develop an externally funded research program in the broad field of digital Earth Science and will be encouraged to collaborate with existing researchers in the Department to develop new research opportunities. In keeping with the departmental strength in field-based learning, a willingness to undertake field research and teaching will be considered an asset. Current registration as, or eligibility to register as a P.Geo or as a P.Eng is expected.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

A complete application consists of:
• a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
• a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
• a statement of research interests;
• a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
• Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Vicki Remenda at GSGE Positions (gsge-positions@queensu.ca).

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Dr. Vicki Remenda at gsge-positions@queensu.ca , although hard copy applications may be submitted to: Dr. Vicki Remenda Head, The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering Bruce Wing/ Miller Hall 36 Union Street Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario CANADA K7L 3N6

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Mr. Paul Bass (pdb@queensu.ca) in The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, at the address above.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective- agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

Digital Earth Scientist/ Engineer, Queen’s University [10/31/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geology, The University of the South

The Department of Earth and Environmental Systems at The University of the South in Sewanee, TN invites applications for a tenure-track position in Structural Geology and Sedimentology/Stratigraphy.

The successful candidate will teach these field-based courses every other year and will participate regularly in the Physical Geology course. The department encourages additional courses that could include geomorphology, geophysics, tectonics, or other courses within the applicant’s interests. There is an opportunity to develop a bi-annual field course conducted in the United States or abroad.

Applicants should have extensive field-based experience and a Ph.D. in geology or a closely related field. Demonstrated success in teaching and the ability to drive a 12-passenger van will both be required.

Please submit your cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of recommendation through the online application portal at: https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3891. The review of applications will start on November 15, 2019.

The University of the South, with 1,650 undergraduates and a School of Theology, is located on a 13,000-acre forested tract on the Southern Cumberland Plateau. The ten-member Department of Earth and Environmental Systems offers four majors: Geology, Forestry, Natural Resources and the Environment, and Environment and Sustainability, as well as a certificate in Watershed Sciences. The forests, soils, geology, and hydrology of the University’s property are used extensively in teaching and research.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Assistant Professor of Geology, The University of the South [10/31/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, The University of the South

The Department of Earth and Environmental Systems at The University of the South in Sewanee, TN seeks a tenure-track professor at the assistant level with demonstrated talent for teaching and an expertise in Environmental Studies.

The standard teaching load is five courses per year. Candidates should be enthusiastic about developing a teaching and research program in the context of the liberal arts tradition in education.

Expertise in climate change, sustainable land use, food production systems, watersheds, environmental health, energy or other areas that complement or expand the existing strengths of the faculty are desirable. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

Review of applications will begin January 5, 2020.

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of reference through the online application portal at: https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3893.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, The University of the South [10/31/2019]

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Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Geomicrobiology, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary

The Department of Geoscience in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary (UofC) in Alberta, Canada, is seeking applicants for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Geomicrobiology. The successful candidate will be appointed as a tenured member at the rank of full professor (or associate professor, with the expectation to be promoted to full professor level within one or two years of the nomination).

The candidate will be required to conduct research exploring the potential of microbial communities in geoscience areas of strategic priority at the UofC (e.g. the Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low Carbon Unconventional Resources, the UofC’s Strategic Focus on “Energy Innovations for Today and Tomorrow”, and the Faculty of Science’s Grand Challenge “Energy in Transition”).

The University of Calgary prides itself on our ability to facilitate pathways and support mechanisms for knowledge translation and commercialization. Therefore, a track-record in innovation with technology transfer is a strong asset.

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The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here; in particular, we encourage members of the four designated groups (women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities) to apply. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding diversity or requests for accommodation can be sent to Human Resources (hrhire@ucalgary.ca).

Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Geomicrobiology, Faculty of Science, University of Calgary [10/31/2019]

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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor Geophysics, Northwestern University

Individuals are invited to submit applications to our open tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of geophysics, broadly considered. We seek a scholar whose expertise and creativity will complement and expand the Department’s strengths. Area(s) of specialization within solid-Earth, environmental or planetary geophysics are open and may include any aspect of geodesy, seismology, dynamic topography, geophysical fluid dynamics, hazards, climate, or planetary science across spatiotemporal scales. Applicants are likely to employ emerging technologies in remote sensing, machine learning, numerical methods, and/or field instrumentation. Applicants whose research reveals linkages between physical processes and societal impacts are particularly encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is 12/16/19. Applicants should visit http://bit.ly/NUEARTH-faculty-position for submission instructions.

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to fostering a diverse faculty.

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor Geophysics, Northwestern University [10/31/2019]

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Associate Director, Environmental Division, Bureau of Economic Geology

The Bureau of Economic Geology (Bureau) in the Jackson School at The University of Texas at Austin seeks a highly talented individual to lead its Environmental Research Division.

Responsibilities
• Serve as part of a small, integrated administrative team of Directors
• Set vision for and manage and grow the Environmental Division staff of approximately 50 staff
• Create and pursue a vision for multidisciplinary environmental research
• Work with Principal Investigators (PI’s) to develop sources of funding for existing and new multidisciplinary programs in the areas of sustainable water resources, coastal geology, natural hazards, induced and naturally occurring earthquakes, carbon sequestration, and geologic mapping
• Build relationships with global federal and state agencies, industry, foundations, NGOs, and international groups that will ensure that new program opportunities are created and funded
• Manage staffing and scheduling; coordinate with administrators and project PI's to ensure that projects are on schedule, on budget, and research groups are collaborating appropriately
• Represent the Bureau at conferences and UT meetings.

Required Qualifications
Advanced degree with major course work in the field of earth science. Ph.D. with minimum of 12 years work experience, or Masters’s degree with minimum 17 years experience, in a field related to the Bureau's core areas of environmental research, as per responsibilities outlined above. . Excellent management, administrative, leadership and organizational abilities. Previous experience as a successful leader of major research programs. Acknowledged contributions in one or more aspects of environmental research. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
Proven record of research and leadership, preferably related to the Bureau's core areas of environmental research. Demonstrated ability to attract and administer external funds from a variety of sources, including federal agencies, state and local governments, and industry. A strong record of research publication and presentations. Evidence of innovation and ability to think creatively.

Salary Range
$180,000 + depending on qualifications

About the Bureau of Economic Geology
Established in 1909, the Bureau of Economic Geology in the Jackson School of Geosciences is the oldest and second-largest organized research unit at The University of Texas at Austin. The Bureau is the State Geological Survey of Texas, and conducts basic and applied research around the world focusing on the intersection of energy, the environment, and the economy. The Bureau partners with federal, state, and local agencies, academic institutions, industry, nonprofit organizations, and foundations to conduct high-quality research and disseminate the results to the scientific and engineering communities as well as to the broad public. The Bureau provides technical, educational, and publicly accessible information via a myriad of media forms to Texas, the nation, and the world.

Talented people are the Bureau’s formula for success. Our staff of over 250 includes scientists, engineers, economists, graduate students and support staff, representing 27 countries, often working in integrated, multi-disciplinary research teams. The Bureau's facilities and state-of-the-art equipment include more than fifteen individual laboratories hosting researchers investigating everything from nanoparticles to basin-scale phenomena.

Apply and more information.

The search will remain open until filled. Please direct queries to the search committee chair, Mark Shuster at recruiting@beg.utexas.edu.

Associate Director, Environmental Division, Bureau of Economic Geology [10/30/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Instruction, Mineralogy/Petrology, University of Akron

The Department of Geosciences, University of Akron, OH has an opening for a non-tenure track position in mineralogy/petrology (job# 11999). Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or ABD with a previously earned Masters in geosciences) in the geosciences and have the ability to teach mineralogy, petrology, introductory-level earth science and summer Geology Field Camp courses. For complete required and preferred qualifications and to apply visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. When completing the application attach: 1) a CV; 2) a brief statement of teaching philosophy that describes your pedagogical approaches and how your teaching and research experiences will contribute to the growth and success of the department; 3) unofficial transcripts; 4) contact information for at least 3 references. Review of applications will begin January 14, 2020. Questions can be directed to John Peck at jpeck@uakron.edu. The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution committed to affirmative action. It is university policy that there shall be no unlawful discrimination.

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Mineralogy/Petrology, University of Akron [10/28/2019]

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Research Associate in Hydrology/Hydrogeology at The University of Texas at Austin

The Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) of the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a researcher to lead and conduct interdisciplinary, applied research in the areas of water resources management, particularly related to floods in Texas, but expandable to other regions in U.S. and globally, dependent on funding. This position is to provide input to local, state, and federal agencies involved in water resource management using one or more of the following technical approaches: numerical modeling of river basins at regional scales, remote sensing, and ground-based monitoring data. Other responsibilities include obtaining research funding in water resources and publishing research findings.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Ph.D. degree in hydrology, hydrogeology, geology, soil science, or civil engineering; or Master’s degree with 5-years of relevant experience.
• In-depth research experience in water resources, particularly linked to surface water and flooding, and ability to work with multiple data types.
• Publication record commensurate with experience.
• Proven ability to develop research funding.

Further details of this position can be found at: http://www.beg.utexas.edu/about/job-opportunities

Research Associate in Hydrology/Hydrogeology at The University of Texas at Austin [10/25/2019]

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Assistant/Associate Professor-Cluster-Hire-Remote Sensing and Climate Variability, The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has embarked on a focused cluster hiring plan to recruit top-tier researchers as a part of a Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative for 2020. UTSA is seeking four new faculty members in the study of Social and Environmental Challenges in Latin America, including an assistant or associate professor in Geological Sciences. We seek a scholar who uses remote sensing and historical observations to investigate the impact of climate change and climate variability on the environment and human societies in Latin America from seasonal to decadal time scales. Required qualifications: 1) PhD in Geological Sciences or related fields; 2) active research agenda with strong record of teaching, research, and service appropriate to rank; 3) demonstrated interest and experience in collaborative and/or transdisciplinary research; 4) desire and ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be qualified and eligible to work in the United States by time of hire. Materials must be submitted on-line via jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14328. For full consideration, applicants should submit their application by November 10, 2019.

Assistant/Associate Professor-Cluster-Hire-Remote Sensing and Climate Variability, The University of Texas at San Antonio [10/25/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Igneous Petrology or High-Temperature Geochemistry, University of Toronto

The Department of Earth Sciences,  in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of igneous petrology or high-temperature geochemistry, particularly (but not exclusively) related to mineral deposits research. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in geology or a related area by the time of the appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. The University of Toronto has an outstanding international reputation for research in the Earth Sciences. We seek candidates in any dynamic and evolving sub discipline of igneous petrology or high-temperature geochemistry, and specifically application of the research to the study of economic geology or ore deposits will be an asset. The successful candidate’s research program will further complement and develop the Department’s strengths  in understanding Earth materials through novel empirical, experimental, analytical and/or theoretical approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive and externally funded research program. The Department houses a collection of modern experimental and analytical facilities which the successful candidate would have an opportunity to take advantage of and further develop.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

The candidate must also show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate level teaching. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, the teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by referee. Other teaching-related activities include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructors, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters. Primary teaching responsibilities may include any sub-disciplines within petrology, mineralogy, and high-temperature-geochemistry as well as introductory-level courses within the broader field of Earth sciences. In addition, field-based courses will be integral parts of the teaching assignments.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, up to three sample papers, and teaching dossier to include a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (3-5 pages for each statement), sample course materials, teaching evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee by email (on letterhead and signed) to geol_sec@es.utoronto.ca. The application materials and letters of reference must be received by December 16, 2019.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Ampy Tolentino at geol_sec@es.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directed related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Assistant Professor, Igneous Petrology or High-Temperature Geochemistry, University of Toronto [10/25/2019]

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President, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)

The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) invites applications and nominations for the next President of the Consortium. The President is the public face of IRIS and represents the Consortium through leadership and management activities with the geosciences community, federal agencies, partners, and member institutions.

Founded in 1984 with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), IRIS is a consortium of 125 U.S. universities dedicated to advancing research and education in seismology to understand our dynamic planet and to benefit society. IRIS programs contribute to new discoveries within our planet, natural hazard mitigation, national security, environmental monitoring, advances in geo-computation, networking and communications, and in building a scientifically and technologically proficient workforce. The IRIS membership comprises virtually all U.S. universities with research programs in seismology and includes a growing number of Educational Affiliates, U.S. Affiliates, and Foreign Affiliates. IRIS management is currently headquartered in Washington, DC, but IRIS facilities are distributed internationally and operated in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey and other partner organizations and institutions. IRIS has annual revenues of approximately $30 million, and the Consortium employs roughly 53 full-time professional staff.

Candidates for the President position will have significant management experience as well as a background in leading complex research or facilities programs in academia, related government agencies, or industry. Candidates should be able to collaborate and negotiate strategically with other scientific and educational facilities and organizations. This is particularly critical at this time given NSF’s 2019 decision to support a single seismic and geodetic facility starting in 2023. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Earth Science, or equivalent professional expertise, along with experience in the administration of federal awards, a comprehensive understanding of federal funding structures and requirements, and an ability to identify and pursue new and diverse funding sources.

The President should be a dynamic leader who is able to communicate effectively with the IRIS community, federal agency leadership, and other sponsors and scientists. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of successful scientific and administrative leadership and be able to proficiently engage with and build consensus across the geophysical community. The President will be capable of vision, planning, and executive management in partnership with the governing IRIS Board of Directors. Candidates must promote and embrace diversity and inclusion, global awareness, and ethical values.

A more in-depth position description may be found at https://www.iris.edu/hq/employment/job/president1.

Requests for additional information should be directed to Professor Charles J. Ammon, Chair, IRIS President Search Committee, hr@iris.edu. Applications should include a full vita; a statement describing the applicant’s vision for IRIS for the immediate term and for the period beyond the 2023 expiration of the current SAGE2 cooperative agreement; a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the names and contact information of three references. Applications and nominations will be accepted until a new President is selected. For optimal consideration, interested parties are encouraged to apply by 15 December 2019 at the address below.

Presidential Search Committee c/o IRIS
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005

The IRIS Consortium believes a diverse staff makes us a stronger organization. We are committed to hiring people of all ages, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, veteran status, religions, and disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

President, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) [10/25/2019]

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Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, Paleobiology/Paleoceanography, University of Victoria

The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria (UVic) invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Paleobiology/Paleoceanography, to commence as early as July 1, 2020. We seek a researcher who uses biological records to investigate the interaction of life with past global environments, with a research focus on the Earth as a system. The candidate will also supervise students and teach courses, including paleobiology, ideally marine geology, and other Earth-sciences courses.

For more information and how to apply, see the full position advertisement at: www.uvic.ca/science/seos/

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and actively encourages applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor, Paleobiology/Paleoceanography, University of Victoria [10/23/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Environmental Geologist, Fredonia, State University of New York

Fredonia, State University of New York seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor-Environmental Geologist position beginning August 2020. We are seeking a creative and collaborative colleague who will engage in excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service within both our majors and general education programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in GIS, Remote Sensing, Geology & Environmental Sciences, as well as contributing to our general education course offerings. Doctorate in Environmental Geology or closely related field required. Preference will be given to those applicants with a doctoral focus in Environmental Geology/Remote Sensing and demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and publication in the area of Environmental Geology.

For complete vacancy announcement, position description, qualifications, and to apply, please visit http://fredonia.interviewexchange.com . Complete applications received by November 20, 2019, will be given full consideration.

Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.

An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Fredonia provides for, and promotes, equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Geologist, Fredonia, State University of New York [10/23/2019]

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Department Head Position, Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, The University of Arizona

The Department of Mining and Geological Engineering (MGE) at The University of Arizona (UA) is seeking nominations and applications for a Department Head with excellent leadership skills and enthusiasm for world class research, innovative teaching, and industrial collaboration. The future MGE Department Head must be an innovative and visionary academic leader who can spearhead the continuing transformation of Mining and Geological Engineering for the challenges of the 21st century. The Department Head is responsible for leading a dynamic department which includes a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, as well as a modern teaching and research laboratories and other facilities. Candidates are expected to have extensive research and teaching experience at a level sufficient to qualify for appointment as a tenured Full or Associate Professor. A candidate with accomplishments in administrative leadership and team-building is preferred.

As one of the first mining programs in the United States, the department has attracted some of the foremost experts in field as well as faculty with extensive experience working in the mining and geology industries. This has allowed the program to evolve with the modern world of mining, while retaining the breadth of knowledge and legacy of a top-tier institution. These advancements and modernized curriculum, which includes techniques in analysis, modeling and simulation, have made UA’s program one of the most comprehensive mining and geological engineering programs available.

The UA, a Research I, Land-grant, Hispanic Serving institution, ranks 20th among public institutions in annual research expenditures. The Department of Mining and Geological engineering remains part of the UA’s larger College of Engineering, which the U.S. News & World Report ranks as one of the top engineering schools in the nation. We are one of only 2 mining programs that owns a student-run underground teaching mine (San Xavier). We are situated in Tucson, Arizona where major companies such as Freeport McMoRan Caterpillar, Hexagon, and Komatsu as well as consulting and manufacturing companies make up a world-class hub of modern mining technology.

The complete job posting can be found at https://uacareers.com/postings/42299. Applications must be submitted online at https://uacareers.com (citing posting #F22106). Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2019 and will be accepted until the open positions are filled.

Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Young-Jun Son, Head of the Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the UA (son@sie.arizona.edu).

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.

Department Head Position, Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, The University of Arizona [10/22/2019]

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Post doctoral Researcher in Microplastics, University of the South

The University of the South in Sewanee, TN is seeking an early career postdoctoral researcher (graduated from their PhD within the last 5 years) with knowledge in analytical chemistry, toxicology, or a related field to conduct research on freshwater microplastics within the Department of Earth and Environmental Systems and Department of Biology. The position is a fixed-term position of a period of 2 years, with possible extension depending on funding.

The objective of the project is to characterize the abundance and distribution of microplastics within the watershed of the Tennessee River system, including tributaries of the Tennessee River, groundwater, lakes and wetlands. A major research goal is to improve methodology for quantification of microplastics in freshwater ecosystems with the use of a Raman microscope. In addition, the candidate will begin examination of the prevalence of microplastics in the aquatic food chain. Additional research projects may be developed as time allows, particularly those that include mentoring Sewanee undergraduates in research experiences.

The candidate will also help establish a research relationship with the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute in Chattanooga with the goal of broad dissemination of research results from this project, as well as sharing other work about the impact of microplastics in aquatic environments. Experience in science communication or outreach is preferred.

Typical duties and responsibilities include: - Conduct the specified program of research under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator. - Attend and regularly present results at project progress meetings including both Sewanee faculty and Aquarium scientists. - Mentor Sewanee undergraduate students in research projects as appropriate. - Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research through presentations, publications, and public outreach.

The candidate must hold a PhD in biology, environmental chemistry, geology, or other closely related field. A documented completed degree is a prerequisite for employment.

We are primarily looking for applicants who have experience with aquatic contaminants.

The successful candidate should have excellent writing skills with experience of report writing or publications in high impact journals preferred. Experience in R statistics or other statistical packages is desirable but not essential. The candidate should be well organized and have excellent communication skills, with both the scientific community as well as the general public. Additionally, the candidate must have experience in conducting field work. The candidate must also hold a valid drivers license and be prepared to work at both The University of the South in Sewanee, TN and the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, TN.

Please submit your cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and contact details of three references through the online application portal at: https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3771.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Post doctoral Researcher in Microplastics, University of the South [10/21/2019]

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Lecturer in Geology (1.0 FTE), Victoria University of Wellington

Please note: Advertising for this position has been extended till the 3rd November 2019 due to a technical issue. If you have previously applied for this position but have not received any further communications from Monika Hanson, please email monika.hanson@vuw.ac.nz.

The School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Geology.

We seek a colleague with expertise in structural geology and tectonics (broadly defined) who complements our existing strengths within the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences. We particularly seek applicants with research and teaching experience in areas such as structural geology, rock mechanics, fault mechanics, geodynamics, active tectonics and geodesy. Preference will be given to those whose expertise includes one or more of field, laboratory, remote sensing and numerical methods, or whose expertise crosses conventional disciplinary boundaries.

The Earth Sciences expertise in our School includes geophysics, geochemistry, petrology, geomorphology and volcanology. The national research assessment of New Zealand universities has ranked Victoria University of Wellington first for overall research quality and first in Earth Sciences since 2012.

We are part of a broader school that spans Geography (Human and Physical), Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Meteorology, GIS, and Climate Change Science and Policy. The School values the incorporation of Mātauranga Māori in teaching and research programmes, and is active in the interface between science research and social science applications.

Applicants will have a PhD in geology or a closely related discipline. Applicants will provide evidence of an emerging, high-quality research trajectory, demonstrated through publication in relevant internationally refereed journals. Evidence of external funding success is also viewed as an asset at this level of appointment.

The appointee will be an engaging teacher. Enthusiasm for and experience in field-based teaching will be highly valued. Evidence of teaching and supervision quality will be an advantage.

Please send your application directly to: Monika Hanson (School Manager) (monika.hanson@vuw.ac.nz)

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Applications close: 3 November 2019  

Lecturer in Geology (1.0 FTE), Victoria University of Wellington [10/18/2019]

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Assistant Professor Position in Seismology, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor position in seismology. We invite applicants with expertise in observational and/or analytical seismology. We are seeking a motivated, broad-thinking scientist whose research covers regional and/or global seismology who will build collaborations that complement and extend our current programs at Scripps. Your application will be evaluated on your potential for research excellence, teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, collegiality, and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. This appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level, and salary will be commensurate with experience and UC pay scales.

The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent in geophysics or a relevant field at the time of appointment and candidates should have a competitive record of publication, as well as evidence of the potential to conduct and fund an active research program. Candidates will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in university and other professional service.

For full consideration applications must be received by December 15, 2019.

Apply at: https://apptrkr.com/1668009

Scripps Institution of Oceanography is a world-renowned center of research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean, biological, and atmospheric sciences. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).

Assistant Professor Position in Seismology, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego [10/17/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Tectonics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

http://scripps.ucsd.edu (SIO) at the University of California San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a target start date of summer 2020.

We seek an outstanding individual who will establish an innovative, world-class, externally funded research program in the field of tectonics. The candidate would employ observational, laboratory, experimental and/or numerical techniques to investigate tectonic processes related to the generation, evolution, and deformation of Earth’s crust and lithosphere, in the oceans or continents. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research programs include sea-going components.

SIO is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and we are interested in applicants who will expand our current research programs and have the potential to build new connections between areas of current research expertise in the department and across the UCSD campus. The department’s current research programs and experimental, analytical and computational facilities are described at https://scripps.ucsd.edu/.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in geoscience or a relevant field by the time of appointment.

The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the UCSD Earth Science program. Supervision of graduate students and service to the department, university, and broader disciplines are expected. Evidence of service and broader contributions to diversity, leadership activities, and other items that will contribute positively to departmental welfare are preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Candidates are required to submit a 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statements of research plans, teaching interests, and contributions to diversity, and 4) contact information for three references.

For full consideration, please apply by December 20, 2019 at: https://apptrkr.com/1669439

UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Assistant Professor, Tectonics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego [10/17/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Structural Geology, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York, Oneonta

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Structural Geology beginning Fall 2020. Your professional obligation is for a ten-month academic year. Expectations include teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor’s, master’s and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta’s main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college’s indeed.com and glassdoor.com ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

The eight-member Department is multi-disciplinary with undergraduate programs in geology, earth science, earth science education, and meteorology. The Department strongly encourages its faculty to conduct/supervise research projects that involve undergraduates. We have a strong history of excellence in teaching, faculty-student mentoring, and continued contact with alumni. The Department is part of the School of Sciences, which consists of 10 academic departments and 2,500 students majoring in 23 programs. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/earth-and-atmospheric-sciences.

Duties include but not limited to: teaching undergraduate courses in structural geology, introductory geology, plate tectonics, earth materials, introductory earth science, and other courses to meet department needs; advising and mentoring undergraduate students; professional development; and service on college/departmental committees.

Required Qualifications: PhD with a strong background in structural geology; field-oriented approach to teaching and research; willingness to conduct research with undergraduate students; ability to lead a two-week field mapping course; and expertise/experience with digital mapping.

Preferred: additional expertise in one or more fields including: engineering geology, geophysics, geoscience education, or field-based basin analysis; and experience working with diverse populations and/or pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.

To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=115996. Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and copies of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of appointment). Contact information for three professional references is required.

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/about-oneonta/employment.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, Structural Geology, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York, Oneonta [10/17/2019]

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Senior Economic Geologist, Wyoming State Geological Survey

The Wyoming State Geological Survey is seeking a senior-level Economic Geologist. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to a state agency whose focus is to promote the beneficial and environmentally sound use of Wyoming's geologic, mineral, and energy resources. The position will focus on studies related to the geology of Wyoming's mineral resources, including critical, strategic, industrial, economic, and precious minerals. For more information go to http://www.wsgs.wyo.gov/about/employment

Senior Economic Geologist, Wyoming State Geological Survey [10/17/2019]

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Lecturer/Assistant Professor and Field Camp Director, Geosciences, Idaho State University

The Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University (ISU) invites applications for a full-time (11-month), non tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor (depending upon qualifications) to start in Fall 2020.

We are seeking an individual to teach general and upper division geology courses that meet the curricular needs of the department and university (four courses per academic year), to act as Field Camp Director, to manage Lost River Field Station, and to supervise graduate teaching assistants.

Minimum Qualifications
MS (for Lecturer position) or Doctorate (for Assistant Professor, non tenure-track position) in geology or closely related field, university-level geosciences teaching experience, excellent communication skills, and significant experience in field geology.

Preferred Qualifications
Past participation in the teaching of a geology field course, knowledge of and experience with regional geology of the northern Rocky Mountains, management/supervision experience, interest in overseeing a field teaching and research facility, and experience with online marketing and promotion.

ISU Geosciences is a leader for innovative field-oriented geosciences in the Northern Rockies. We are located in the northern Basin and Range, on the edge of the Snake River Plain volcanic track and Yellowstone. We operate the Lost River Field Station in central Idaho, which is in the middle of the North American Cordillera, adjacent to the Idaho batholith and the Pioneer metamorphic core complex. We are a field-intensive program that combines traditional fieldwork with cutting edge technology and laboratory analysis. The department strongly values our collegial atmosphere and collaboration among faculty here and across the region. ISU is located in Pocatello, in southeastern Idaho, which has a low cost of living and access to premier outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, skiing, hunting, and fishing.

ISU Geosciences Geology Field Camp: https://www.isu.edu/geosciences/fieldcamp/
ISU Geosciences Lost River Field Station: https://www.isu.edu/geosciences/fieldcamp/lost-river-field-station-location/

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 10, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation. Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

Apply online at: https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=896&site=1

Applicants should submit the following documents with their application: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Statement of Teaching Background and Interests, 3) CV, and 4) Names and contact information for three professional references.

For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Dr. David Pearson (pearson@isu.edu).

Lecturer/Assistant Professor and Field Camp Director, Geosciences, Idaho State University [10/16/2019]

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Assistant / Associate Professor of Surface Hydrology, University of California, Los Angeles

Recruitment Period: October 11, 2019 through November 22, 2019

The Department of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Surface Water Hydrology. We invite applicants working on present or future issues pertaining to the storage and movement of water on Earth. Applicants with a strong background in remote sensing, modeling and/or other geospatial approaches relevant to land surface hydrology are especially encouraged to apply. Our areas of interest include, but are not necessarily limited to:

1) Remote sensing of hydrology and water resources
2) Modeling and prediction of land surface hydrology
3) Implications of climate and land cover change on the land surface water cycle across a range of spatial scales, and implications of hydrologic change for water management.
4) Transport and deposition of dissolved and suspended constituents to and within riverine systems.

The appointment will begin July 1, 2020. A Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related Earth science field is required by the time of appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.

Please submit your online application to the Search Committee for Surface Hydrology at: https://apptrkr.com/1662514. Include a statement of your qualifications for this position; curriculum vitae; a statement of research and teaching interests; a statement on contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and 3 letters of recommendation; plus 2 additional names (optional).

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Assistant / Associate Professor of Surface Hydrology, University of California, Los Angeles [10/16/2019]

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Professor of Environmental Geoscience, Virginia Tech

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty

Job Description
The Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech (geos.vt.edu) invites applications for a tenure-line position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of Environmental Geoscience. Viable areas include, but are not limited to nanogeoscience, environmental geochemistry, Earth materials, critical zone science, biogeoscience, and hydrogeoscience. The successful candidate will establish a vibrant research program that is recognized for scientific excellence, attract extramural funding from multiple funding agencies, provide effective instruction, advise a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students, and grow professional leadership. The ideal candidate will apply experimental, computational, analytical, or field approaches to any of the broadly defined areas of environmental geosciences. A full list of faculty responsibilities are provided in the Virginia Tech Faculty Handbook

The Department of Geoscience  is a vibrant community of 30 faculty and instructors with expertise across the spectrum of geosciences. The Department is internationally recognized for research excellence and has a rich history of research and innovation with state-of-the-art instrumentation that includes ion microprobe (SIMS), electron microprobe, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction and fluorescence, Raman spectroscopy, laser ablation ICP-MS, gas source IR-MS, and the VT Advanced Research Computing facility (https://geos.vt.edu/research/Research_Facilities.html). Additional information is available at http://www.ncfl.ictas.vt.edu, and http://www.arc.vt.edu.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in geoscience or a related field upon appointment. Travel to participate in professional conferences and meetings is a required component of the job.

Salary Information
Commensurate with rank and experience

Review Date
December 16, 2019

Additional Information
Application materials include a cover letter, CV, contact details for at least three referees, and individual statements detailing i) research interests, ii) teaching philosophy, and iii) a vision to enhance diversity and inclusion within the geosciences.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Advertised: 15 Oct 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Professor of Environmental Geoscience, Virginia Tech [10/16/2019]

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Tenure Track, Remote Sensing, Montana State University

“The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University, Bozeman (http://landresources.montana.edu/) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in remote sensing (45% research, 45% teaching, 10% service). We intend to hire a talented and enthusiastic individual who will: (1) provide leadership in the acquisition, analysis, characterization and application of remotely sensed imagery at multiple scales; (2) actively contribute to sustaining and enhancing the department’s research, teaching, and outreach programs related to remote sensing as applied to land resources and environmental sciences; and (3) contribute to the MSU Spatial Sciences Center and its mission to advance academic research and instructional programs and to participate in campus-wide synergistic collaboration.

Candidates should have outstanding research and teaching experience (or potential) and fundamental training in remote sensing and quantitative analysis as applied to a relevant agricultural/natural resources/environmental sciences field. Examples of potential research foci include ecosystem and landscape processes, environmental restoration, climate change, environmental biology, pest ecology and management, and sustainable and precision agricultural systems. The successful candidate will complement existing departmental strengths, and will be expected to develop a nationally competitive research program supported by extramural grant funds. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in remote sensing, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications can be submitted at https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/18304 where more details about the position are also available. Screening will begin 15 December 2019, and applications will be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment.

Salary - Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

Location – Bozeman MT”

Tenure Track, Remote Sensing, Montana State University [10/15/2019]

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Geology, Colorado College

The Department of Geology at Colorado College announces a tenure-track faculty position in igneous petrology/ high temperature processes, to begin in August 2020. Applicants must have completed or be scheduled to complete a Ph.D. in Petrology or a closely related field, and must be able to demonstrate depth and breadth across the disciplines of earth sciences. Possible areas of active study of Earth’s crust could include fluid/rock interactions, economic geology, volcanology, and/or geohazards, among others, together with their connections to human society. The successful applicant should demonstrate innovative teaching methods, including the use of instrumentation, software, and/or analytical approaches. Experiences with and a future plan for the mentoring of undergraduates are essential. Experience with Rocky Mountain/western United States geology and acquaintance with the geologic evolution of the Colorado region, are valued, as are research and teaching interests that strengthen existing, or introduce new, departmental connections with other science programs at Colorado College (e.g., Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics). Appointment can be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, consistent with the current experience and rank of the candidate.

Colorado College is a leading national liberal arts college with a distinctive academic calendar called the Block Plan, in which students take, and professors teach, one course at a time. Maximum class size is 25 or fewer students. Our residential campus is located in Colorado Springs, in a varied geologic, geographic and cultural landscape at the base of Pikes Peak. The successful applicant should demonstrate enthusiasm and intention for teaching highly motivated undergraduate students in this environment, making maximal use opportunities for laboratory-, field-, or inquiry-based teaching afforded by the Block Plan.

Colorado College is dedicated to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, and working, and strives to increase the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are particularly encouraged to apply. The College’s position on these practices can be found at: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/basics/welcome/diversity/commitment.html.

The college supports active scholarship via a generous sabbatical program, travel to conferences, and internal grant opportunities.

Please apply at: http://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/4081. For more information, direct questions to geology@coloradocollege.edu.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Geology, Colorado College [10/14/2019]

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Director for Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Geology/Professor of the Practice, The University of Kansas

The Department of Geology at the University of Kansas (KU) and the KU Edwards Campus seek to fill a Professor of Practice / Program Director position starting January 2020. The position serves as a professor of practice and program leader for the Online Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Geology degree program at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas; including the Master’s degree, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Geology, and field/laboratory techniques short courses.

For full position details and requirements, please find the application online at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/15720BR. Review begins November 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.

Director for Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Geology/Professor of the Practice, The University of Kansas [10/14/2019]

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Geohydrology at Binghamton University

Binghamton University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the area of Geohydrology at the assistant professor level to begin in Fall 2020. We are seeking an earth scientist who studies physical, chemical or biological processes involving surface water or groundwater by using a combination of field measurements, observations, and modeling. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area includes investigation of water-related near-surface geophysical processes, though individuals with other research areas in the broad field of geohydrology are also encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In particular, we seek candidates who will strengthen our existing research and teaching programs in Geological Sciences (https://www.binghamton.edu/geology/), Environmental Studies (https://www.binghamton.edu/environmental-studies/), Sustainable Communities (https://www.binghamton.edu/Sustainable-Communities/) and the Center for Integrated Watershed Studies (https://www.binghamton.edu/centers/ciws/). The position will be part of a new interdisciplinary initiative that brings together faculty from geology, environmental science, ecology, and sustainability sciences to study the earth and the challenges facing the planet. This position is also affiliated with the Sustainable Communities Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE), one of six TAEs that Binghamton University has developed as areas of focused interdisciplinary research across the university (https://www.binghamton.edu/transdisciplinary-areas-of-excellence/sustainable-communities/).

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in geology, environmental science, or a related field at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must develop and sustain a nationally-recognized, externally-funded research program in their area. We also expect the candidate to develop a strong record of teaching, thesis advising, and mentoring of students and to offer undergraduate/graduate level courses in their area of expertise. Our preferred candidate will also be able to translate their research to broader audiences in water resources and water resources policy courses.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vita; a cover letter describing experience and interest in the position; statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. All documents should be submitted to: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Completed applications received by December 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications arriving after this date will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled.

Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Geohydrology at Binghamton University [10/11/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Geosciences, Western Carolina University

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The Geosciences Program at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. We seek a hydrologist, or allied discipline, with a strong background in the geosciences and significant field experience. The specific area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to those candidates who complement departmental faculty strengths. Potential areas of interests include water quality, climatic change, land cover dynamics, and water resources. The Geology program is in the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources, which is also home to major programs in Natural Resource Conservation and Management and Environmental Science. Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses, two soils and hydrology courses (one for natural science majors and one for construction management majors), and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization that serve majors in our program and department.

The department has a strong focus on experiential learning, undergraduate research, and regional engagement. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to innovation and excellence in teaching, develop a research program that includes some regional focus, provide research opportunities for students, and seek external funding to help support our mission. WCU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

For additional information and to apply, please go to the WCU job posting: http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/11698. Application review will begin by November 17th, and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor, Geosciences, Western Carolina University [10/11/2019]

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Associate Director for Research, University of Kansas

The Kansas Geological Survey is seeking an Associate Director for Research to provide strategic research leadership that supports the KGS mission. For more information and to apply: Apply online. Application review begins December 16, 2019.

Associate Director for Research, University of Kansas [10/11/2019]

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Chair, Department of Geosciences, Tenure-Track Faculty, Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for an innovative leader to chair the Department of Geosciences. The Department offers baccalaureate programs in geology, physical geography, and environmental science, and master’s programs in geospatial analysis and environmental geosystems. Geosciences is a dynamic, growing department that resides within the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, and is physically located within a newly renovated facility with state-of-the-art equipment. Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the Department, budgetary coordination, faculty/staff hiring and evaluations, facilitating planning and assessment, fostering community advancement programs, fundraising, facilitating the acquisition and implementation of external grants, teaching and mentoring students, and providing leadership in the development and oversight of instructional programs, research, and service commitments.

The successful candidate must have a distinguished record of teaching, research, and service in the environmental sciences, geosciences, or closely related area. The candidate will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated vision, leadership, administrative experience and an ability to work productively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds. As Environmental Science is a relatively new degree offering within the department, applicants with backgrounds in this area are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be eligible to meet the criteria for the rank of associate professor or professor. Expedited tenure upon appointment is possible. Start date for the position is August 1, 2020.

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a Cover Letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement at the time of online application submittal. Additionally, applicants are required to include their Administrative Philosophy as “Other Document.” Names and contact information for recommendation letters and official university transcripts (not issued to applicant) of all degrees received will be required of all approved candidates selected for an interview. Please contact Dr. Wendy Beckman (Wendy.Beckman@mtsu.edu, 615-494-8755) with questions.

To apply for this position, go to http://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu and follow the instructions on how to complete an application, attach documents, and submit online. Review of applications begins October 30 and continues until the position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2019AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

Chair, Department of Geosciences, Tenure-Track Faculty, Middle Tennessee State University [10/10/2019]

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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Geological Engineering, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DSGE), University of Nevada Reno

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE) invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professorship in Geological Engineering (GE), very broadly defined to include earthquake engineering, geophysics, hydrology and hydrogeology, remote sensing, rock, soil, and fault mechanics, sediment transport engineering, geophysical fluid dynamics, slope stability, design engineering targeted at sensing and exploring Earth and planetary systems, and other related fields. Applicants must have a PhD and demonstrate commitment to both undergraduate and graduate instruction in the GE program as well as development of an externally-funded program of research in their specialty. Our ideal candidate is committed to pursuing outstanding research at the intersection of Earth science and engineering that strengthens our broad and interdisciplinary GE program, and will have at least one degree in an engineering-related field. Our current strengths include slope stability, environmental fluid dynamics, natural hazards, hydrogeology and rock mechanics. The undergraduate degree program in GE is ABET-accredited and the position requires assisting in the ongoing accreditation process and in continued development of the educational objectives of the GE program. The position also requires the ability to teach courses within the GE curriculum which demonstrates the relationship between geology and engineering. The applicant’s resume should reflect the ability to fit into a well-respected GE program within a department that combines the geosciences and engineering. Although not required of applicants, successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam or professional engineering registration will be advantageous.

Applications are due by Monday, November 25, 2019, and review will begin shortly after. Additional information is available in the job posting, and applications must be submitted online, https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external, reference R0118637. Please complete the online application and upload a cover letter, CV, including a list of publications, statement of research interests and plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete contact information for at least three letters of reference.

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Geological Engineering, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DSGE), University of Nevada Reno [10/9/2019]

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Faculty Positions Available, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track position open at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor).

T/TT Faculty:
The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering welcomes applications for an open rank tenured/tenure-track faculty position available. We welcome applications from candidates from a wide range of expertise in the geosciences, geological engineering, or related fields. For more information (as well as details on the application process), see: https://jobs.mines.edu/cw/en-us/job/494012/geology-and-geological-engineering-open-rank-faculty

T/TT Faculty – Crustal Processes:
In addition, the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track position in Crustal Processes, open at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor). We welcome applications from candidates who have expertise in Crustal Processes, including (but not limited to) the mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry of Earth and planetary materials, the study and exploration of mineral resources, including space resources, and/or fluid-rock-mineral-melt interactions. For more information (as well as details on the application process), see: https://jobs.mines.edu/cw/en-us/job/494023/geology-and-geological-engineering-crustal-processes-open-rank-faculty

Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty Positions Available, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines [10/9/2019]

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Cal State Los Angeles

Starting August 2020

Minimum Qualifications: 1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Geology, Earth Science, or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent); however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/20/2020). 2) Evidence of effective teaching at the undergraduate level. 3) Documented record of scholarly activity (e.g., publications, grants, fellowships).

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Demonstrated expertise and teaching experience in surface and subsurface sedimentological analysis related to coastal or urban geological processes and environmental geohazards, hydrology, or climate change or closely-related discipline (examples include, but are not limited to, geomorphology, surficial processes, engineering geology). 2) Field-oriented studies and related expertise in observational measurements or quantitative methods. 3) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the graduate level.

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. The candidate may have opportunities to teach a variety of courses, like Historical Geology, Geological Mapping, Sedimentary Petrology, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology, Coastal Processes and Environments, Summer Field Camp, as well as courses fitting the candidate’s specialization and supporting existing degree and certificate programs offered by the Department. The successful candidate may be expected to contribute to the department’s well-established programs of hydrogeology, engineering geology, urban geology, climate, climate change, and environmental sciences at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate should be committed to recruiting, engaging, and mentoring diverse students in their core areas of research.

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below: 1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications. 2) A curriculum vitae. 3) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students. 4) A list of three professional references. 5) A University Application for Employment Form (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position).

Application: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: Geologyfacultysearch2020@calstatela.edu .Please type “Geosciences Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line. Please address all questions to the search committee, at: Geologyfacultysearch2020@calstatela.edu or 323-343-2400. Other information on the University, Department, externally funded programs, and broader information on the position announcement may be found at: http://www.calstatela.edu/2020/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-geo-ttf2

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Cal State Los Angeles [10/9/2019]

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Assistant Professor in Planetary Science, University of Washington, Seattle

The University of Washington seeks an outstanding scientist working at the forefront of planetary research in surfaces, atmospheres, or interiors of planets, exoplanets, or moons. The opening is for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth & Space Sciences.

The new faculty member will be specialized in one or more of the following: geology, geomorphology, geochemistry, glaciology, or geophysics of planets and interactions with their atmospheres and oceans. They may focus on observations, experiments, and/or modeling. We seek a colleague who can contribute collaboratively within the department, college, and across campus, for example, the university’s Astrobiology Program. Current or potential involvement in planetary exploration and/or use of remote sensing data is desirable but not essential.

Candidates should demonstrate the potential to build an internationally recognized research program that addresses questions of fundamental significance. Candidates should also show potential for high quality undergraduate and graduate teaching. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Geophysics, Geology, Planetary Sciences, or a related field at the time of appointment.

For full applications details, please see: https://apply.interfolio.com/69115

Preference will be given to applications received before December 1, 2019.

Assistant Professor in Planetary Science, University of Washington, Seattle [10/8/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Seismology, University of Washington

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in seismology at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a colleague whose research is grounded in seismological observation, and who is versatile and innovative in its use to address fundamental scientific questions about the Earth. We are particularly interested in someone with the potential to contribute collaboratively to a strong, interdisciplinary thematic focus on subduction zone science at UW, and who will interact with the diverse group of faculty and researchers across our campus linked to that initiative. They will also demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring in a diverse and inclusive university setting. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to: earthquake source processes, volcano seismology, and structural seismology.

For more details and to apply, see the full advertisement here: (https://apply.interfolio.com/69109) Preference will be given to applications received prior to December 1, 2019, but applications received after this date may be considered. Questions pertaining to the application process or potential disability accommodations can be addressed to Michelle Barr (essasst@uw.edu). Questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Harold Tobin, search committee chair (htobin@uw.edu). The anticipated start date is September 1, 2020 and is negotiable.

Assistant Professor of Seismology, University of Washington [10/8/2019]

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Lecturer Position in Geospatial Information Science, The University of Texas Arlington

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at The University of Texas Arlington invites applications for a full time non-tenure track lecturer in broadly construed areas related to geospatial data science. We seek a broadly-trained scientist who complements the interdisciplinary nature of our geology and environmental science programs. While candidates from all sub-disciplines of earth and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise to teach courses in GIS, remote sensing, and data science in the area of meteorology, oceanography, land surface processes, climate change, geophysics or geology. Opportunities for collaboration exist with departmental research groups in geochemistry, petrology, sedimentary geology, environmental health and toxicology, climate change and paleoclimatology, paleontology, hydrogeology, and other research groups of data science, analytical chemistry, ecology, and genomics in the College of Science, the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs, and the College of Engineering. Our analytical strengths include the on-campus Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies (http://www.uta.edu/sirt/), particularly the Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science, an ultraclean laboratory, and a gas isotope ratio mass spectrometer housed within the Earth and Environmental Science and the novel Science & Engineering Innovation & Research buildings.

Qualifications
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in earth and environmental sciences or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their teaching, and/or service. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and especially encourage applications from women and minority scholars.

The ideal candidate will have the capability to formulate research in area(s) of earth and environmental sciences, and an interest in collaborating with scientists who work within a scientific domain on data-intensive problems, such as climate change, geospatial modeling, bioinformatics, remote sensing, sustainability, and exposure modeling. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2019. Applicants must apply online at http://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/10532. A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (max. two pages), 3) statement of teaching interests (max. one page), and 4) names and email addresses of three references.

Question regarding this position may be directed via email to Dr. Arne Winguth, department chair (email: awinguth@uta.edu ), or the Department of Earth and Environmental administration (email: lpanther@uta.edu).

Overview of Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Like the Earth and its spheres, the department consists of groups of faculty who interact and collaborate within and between groups representing the five aspects of the global Earth system - geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere and anthroposphere. We offer both M.S. and Ph.D. graduate degrees in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Information on the EES program can be found at http://www.uta.edu/ees/index.php.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Lecturer Position in Geospatial Information Science, The University of Texas Arlington [10/4/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Earth Materials, School of the Environment Washington State University

The School of the Environment at Washington State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Earth Materials, to begin August 2020, with an emphasis in petrology, mineralogy, volcanology, magmatic processes, or tectonic processes. The candidate will take a leadership role in developing and funding research initiatives that take advantage of WSU’s Peter Hooper GeoAnalytical Laboratory and the Radiogenic Isotope and Geochronology Laboratory, which maintain state-of-the-art capabilities in whole rock and micro-scale major and trace element analysis, geochronology, and radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry. Lab facilities include current generation electron microprobe, X-ray fluorescence, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer, and laser ablation facilities (https://environment.wsu.edu/facilities/geoanalytical-lab/).

The successful candidate will: (i) develop an externally funded research program; (ii) publish research in top quality journals; (iii) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Earth Materials; (iv) mentor graduate students; (v) take a leadership role in the GeoAnalytical Laboratory; (vi) work with faculty and mentor students from a wide range of backgrounds; and (vii) serve university and professional organizations. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/48041

WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.

Assistant Professor, Earth Materials, School of the Environment Washington State University [10/3/2019]

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Igneous and/or Metamorphic Petrology, Sonoma State University (SSU)

The Department of Geology at SSU is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic teacher/scholar to teach and conduct research with undergraduate students in geology, with expertise in igneous and/or metamorphic petrology. The successful candidate will be encouraged to initiate and maintain research activities that involve undergraduate students, to seek grant funding for scholarly work, and to make substantive and documentable contributions to their discipline. This candidate will also be working with a diverse team of faculty, staff, and students. To apply, go to www.sonoma.edu/jobs, select “External Applicant,” and search for the “Geology Tenure Track Faculty” position. Review of applications will begin on December 2nd, 2019. Please contact the search committee chair, Matty Mookerjee, matty.mookerjee@sonoma.edu, with any questions about this position.

Igneous and/or Metamorphic Petrology, Sonoma State University (SSU) [10/2/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Paleontology, University of North Carolina Wilmington

The Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Paleontology to begin August 2020. We seek an individual with expertise in Conservation Paleobiology whose research integrates paleoecological, paleoclimatological, and geochronological methods, with a strong potential to utilize UNCW’s coastal setting within the Atlantic Coastal Plain in their research and teaching. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in geology, geoscience, or a related field. The successful candidate will: (1) be committed to exceptional teaching at the introductory level (e.g., physical and historical geology, natural disasters, environmental geology), including oversight of laboratory sections, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses (e.g., vertebrate and/or invertebrate paleontology, paleoecology, conservation paleobiology), (2) support the established undergraduate and graduate degree programs within the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences by advising majors and by actively recruiting and mentoring students, and (3) establish and maintain a vigorous research program with a significant field component that involves both undergraduate and graduate students, and complements and interfaces with our emerging directions and strengths in coastal and marine processes and hazards, climate/paleoclimate studies, volcanic processes/hazards, crustal dynamics, tectonics of orogenic systems, and water resource issues.

To apply, please visit https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/15779. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact search committee chair Dr. Todd LaMaskin (lamaskint-at-uncw.edu). For questions regarding the online application system contact Human Resources at UNCW. (https://uncw.edu/hr/employment.html).

UNCW is located five miles from the Atlantic Ocean on a beautiful 656-acre campus in the historic port city of Wilmington, North Carolina, on the Cape Fear River. The University currently enrolls approximately 17,000 students. For further information about UNCW, please visit https://uncw.edu.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, Paleontology, University of North Carolina Wilmington [10/2/2019]

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Three Positions in Sedimentary Geology, University of Houston

The University of Houston Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for three tenure-track positions in the general field of sedimentary geology. Hiring will be at the assistant professor level with up to one hire at the associate professor level. Experience and qualifications will be used to determine the appropriate title of assistant or associate. This is a cluster hire that will focus on interpretation of records of changing environments on Earth’s surface.

We are particularly interested in researchers with a focus on the areas of paleoclimate, paleoceanography, paleogeography, biogeochemistry, carbon cycles and proxies, the role of tectonics in building the sedimentary record, source to sink processes, and coastal evolution. The research of successful applicants may concentrate on either chemical or clastic sedimentary rocks and may use data from outcrops, cores, modern environments, the subsurface, or experimental or modeling studies. Integration of geophysical data, petrographic observations, and facies analysis is particularly encouraged.

The successful candidates will be expected to build active collaborations within and outside the university, to develop internationally recognized, externally funded research programs, to teach graduate and undergraduate level courses that bridge theory and practical applications in the geosciences, and to use their research to enhance experiential learning at UH.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Furthermore, we welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. More information about the department can be found at http://www.uh.edu/nsm/earth-atmospheric/. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in earth science or a related field at the time of the appointment.

Review of applications will begin on October 31st, 2019, and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit: 1) a statement of teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a list of at least three possible references and their contact information. Applications should be submitted online through https://jobs.uh.edu/. A background check is required prior to interviewing. Questions about these positions may be directed to search committee chair Julia Wellner (jwellner@uh.edu).

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

Three Positions in Sedimentary Geology, University of Houston [10/1/2019]

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Assistant Professor in Geological Sciences (Mineralogy/Petrology), University of Missouri

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the fields of mineralogy and petrology. Potential areas of research interest could include igneous and/or metamorphic petrology, volcanology, meteoritics, planetary geology, geochemistry, mineral surface chemistry, and/or other related areas of expertise. This position has an anticipated Fall 2020 start date. As a minimum qualification, a Ph.D. in geological sciences or related field by the time of appointment is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the curriculum, including mineralogy and courses within their expertise, and to build an externally funded research program that complements the existing strengths in paleobiology, geochemistry, structural geology, and geophysics. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to conduct independent research and effectively teach students across the curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Information about our department and our undergraduate and graduate curricula can be found at our department website [geology.missouri.edu].

Our department occupies a building dedicated to Geological Sciences, and houses numerous analytical facilities [geology.missouri.edu/research-facilities] including a new X-ray Tomographic and Scanning Electron Microscopy laboratory [xray.missouri.edu] as one of the MU Research Core Facilities, and a high-performance computing cluster. Elsewhere on campus is a wide variety of geochemical instrumentation at the MU Research Reactor [murr.missouri.edu] and at other research core facilities [research.missouri.edu/about/cores].

About the University and Columbia, Missouri
The University of Missouri (also known as Mizzou or MU) is located in Columbia, Missouri. As Missouri’s largest public research university, Mizzou has an enrollment of ~30,000 students, is a Research I designated institution, is a member of the Association of American Universities, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Mizzou is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine, and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.

With a population of ~125,000, Columbia is located midway between Missouri’s largest cities, St. Louis and Kansas City. Money magazine, Fortune magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and others have named Columbia one of the best places in the United States to live and among the top 10 college towns because of its high quality of life. Columbia is home to nationally renowned public schools, including two top-ranked high schools. The city provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts, and has been recognized as a bike-friendly community with many parks and trails.

To apply
Please apply on line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job Opening ID 31617). Use the online application to upload (i) a letter of application that describes your teaching and research experience; (ii) a CV; (iii) a statement describing research and teaching interests and a plan for attracting students, including students from demographic groups who traditionally have been underrepresented in the geological sciences; and (iv) a statement of inclusion and diversity. Three reference letters are required and should be sent (electronically or hard copy) to Dr. James Schiffbauer (schiffbauerj@missouri.edu), Chair of the Search Committee. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee with questions about the job duties. Please contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) with any questions about the application process. Review of application materials will begin on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete (including reference letters) on or before this date. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Missouri and the Department of Geological Sciences are fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Office of Accessibility & ADA Education at 573-884-7278 or CheekA@missouri.edu.

Assistant Professor in Geological Sciences (Mineralogy/Petrology), University of Missouri [10/1/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Surficial Processes, Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University

Job Number: 13110

The Department of Geology & Geography at West Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position starting in August 2020. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Geoscience or a related field is required at the time of appointment. We seek applications from individuals with expertise in the study of surficial processes. Relevant specialties might include land surface dynamics, landscape evolution, geohazards, tectonic geomorphology, critical zone studies, fluvial systems, stream restoration, and land-use dynamics. The successful applicant will demonstrate potential to establish a vigorous externally funded research program, publish scholarly work, mentor graduate students, contribute to diversity and inclusion, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels to support our Geology, Geography, and Environmental Geoscience programs (including a junior-senior level course in Geomorphology). Those with the ability to carry out big-data analytics and modeling are encouraged to apply.

West Virginia, with its steep topography, narrow valleys, frequent floods and landslides and a history of anthropogenic landscape change, offers endless research targets. The WV GIS Technical Center (wvgis.wvu.edu) in the Department provides opportunities for collaboration, as does the WVU Institute for Water Security and Science (iwss.wvu.edu). In addition to working with colleagues in Geology and Geography, the new hire will also have the opportunity to collaborate with scientists in WVU’s Davis College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Statler College of Engineering.

WVU (www.wvu.edu) is a comprehensive land-grant university that enrolls about 29,000 students. It is classified as “R1-very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. WVU is located in Morgantown (www.morgantownwv.gov) which is ranked in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America. The immediate region has a diverse population of about 200,000 residents. The community lies within a high technology corridor that includes several federal research facilities such as DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, as well as resource-based industries. The city is readily accessible to Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

To apply for this position, visit https://careers.wvu.edu, navigate to the position title listed above, and submit, (1) a single PDF file including a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, and a statement describing the candidate’s potential to further our progress in building a diverse and inclusive academic community (to be evaluated without regard to the candidate’s personal demographics); (2) a list of names and e-mail addresses for at least three individuals who can provide prompt letters of recommendation; and (3) pdf files of up to three publications.

Review of applications will commence on November 11, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please see https://www.geo.wvu.edu/faculty-and-staff/surficial or write to Surficial.Processes@mail.wvu.edu. WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Assistant Professor, Surficial Processes, Department of Geology & Geography, West Virginia University [10/1/2019]

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Assistant (Tenured-Track) or Associate (Tenured), Professor, Igneous and/or Metamorphic Petrology, The University of Texas at Austin

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The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a faculty member in the field of igneous and/or metamorphic petrology at the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) level. We seek an outstanding scientist who will establish an innovative, world class, externally funded research program in the petrological evolution of the Earth and possibly other terrestrial bodies. We seek a candidate who will take advantage of the extensive analytical and/or computational capabilities of the Jackson School and complement our existing research strengths. A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date.

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 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.

Review of applications will begin December 17, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. 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 through Interfolio's 'Apply Now' option: Further instructions can be found at: apply.interfolio.com/68792 .

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Assistant (Tenured-Track) or Associate (Tenured), Professor, Igneous and/or Metamorphic Petrology, The University of Texas at Austin [9/30/2019]

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Associate Professor or Professor in Applied Geophysics, University of Toronto

The Department of Earth Sciences in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Applied Geophysics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be appointed as the endowed Teck Chair in Exploration Geophysics for a five-year term, renewable following a favourable review.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in geophysics, physics, or a related area, with a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain research programs that utilize and develop geophysical tools (e.g., seismic, magnetic, electrical, gravitational, and electromagnetic methods) for applications in (but not limited to) exploration and management of natural resources, environmental engineering, architecture and civil engineering. We seek candidates whose research program and teaching interests complement existing strengths of the department and the university in tectonics, seismology, rock mechanics, mineral deposits, machine learning, and high-performance computing, and enhance the long-standing tradition of excellence in pure and applied geophysics research in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory geoscience courses and graduate and upper level undergraduate courses in fields related to their specialization, including field-based teaching of undergraduate and graduate students.

Toronto is a centre of activity for international geophysical exploration, and many companies specialising in exploration technology are located in the area. The Teck Chair will be expected to take advantage of industry and industry-focussed governmental research funding to establish and lead a vigorous programme of research and graduate study in the field of exploration geophysics. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance the Department's links with the Department of Physics and the Lassonde programme in the Faculty of Applied Sciences & Engineering.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; statements describing their research program and teaching philosophy (of no more than 5 pages each); and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to geol_sec@es.utoronto.ca by the closing November 18, 2019.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact geol_sec@es.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Associate Professor or Professor in Applied Geophysics, University of Toronto [9/27/2019]

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Solid Earth Processes in the Lithosphere, Florida State University (FSU)

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at the Florida State University (FSU) seeks a Solid Earth Geologist with preference for a Metamorphic petrologist for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The ideal candidate will employ “process” oriented research that provides insight into the transfer of heat and mass in the lithosphere by integrating natural observations, analytical methods, and complementary numerical modeling. Research areas could include but are not limited to fluid-rock interactions, interaction of lithosphere and exosphere, volatile sequestration, and time-scales and rates of lithospheric processes approached from a petrological perspective.

Candidates must hold a doctorate from an accredited institution or the highest degree in Earth Science or a related field. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointee is also expected to contribute to the department’s strong commitment to field-based undergraduate education, which includes FSU’s Geology field course.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references using FSU’s electronic submission system at http://jobs.fsu.edu. Applications should be submitted to job opening # 46341. Review of applications will begin Nov 18, 2019. The deadline for receipt of applications is Jan, 2, 2020. Inquiries may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Mainak Mookherjee mmookherjee@fsu.edu.

FSU is An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at FSU and the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Solid Earth Processes in the Lithosphere, Florida State University (FSU) [9/26/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Environmental Volcanology/Petrology, North Carolina State University

The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State University intends to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in environmental volcanology/petrology.

Desirable expertise includes research employing observation, experiments, and modeling to investigate the origin of magmatism in different tectonic settings, the role of volatiles in volcanic eruptions and short and/or long-term climate change, and/or geohazards. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Earth or related sciences. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding accomplishments in research, research supervision, and teaching. Enthusiastic engagement in NC State’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Earth, marine and atmospheric sciences is expected. Course offerings may include undergraduate or graduate classes in mineralogy, hard rock petrology, or other classes commensurate with the candidate’s interest and expertise. MEAS places a high value on excellent instruction and the use of innovative teaching methods.

Initial review of applications is expected to begin by December 1, 2019, with on campus interviews scheduled for early 2020. Further details are available at https://meas.sciences.ncsu.edu/. Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/121811 or search for position number 00001313. Applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Volcanology/Petrology, North Carolina State University [9/25/2019]

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Geohazards or Environmental Health, The University of Texas Arlington

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Texas Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in broadly construed areas related to geohazards or environmental health at the level of Assistant Professor. Faculty candidates for higher ranks with exceptional track records will also be considered. We seek a broadly-trained geoscientist or environmental scientist who complements the interdisciplinary nature of our earth and environmental science program. While candidates from all sub-disciplines of earth and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one of the following areas: geohazards, processes leading to earthquakes, rock strength change, landform response to disturbances, climate change and its impact, data analytics, dynamical or statistical modeling, the exposome, biomarkers, and metabolics.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in earth and environmental sciences or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and especially encourage applications from women and minority scholars. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 16th, 2019. Full position description and application are at https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/10400. The position ID is F00174P. A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (max. two pages), 3) statement of teaching interests (max. one page), and 4) names and email addresses of three references. Question regarding this position may be directed via email to Dr. Majie Fan, Search Committee Chair at mfan@uta.edu, or departmental administration at lpanther@uta.edu.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Geohazards or Environmental Health, The University of Texas Arlington [9/24/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Emory University

Cambridge, MA

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: Open
Type: Full Time - Entry
Required Education: Doctorate

Department of Environmental Sciences

The Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on biogeochemistry, beginning fall semester 2020. Research may address any aspect of biogeochemical cycling, with a preference for work focused on anthropogenic environmental change and/or novel transdisciplinary integration. The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear trajectory for excellence in both research and teaching and a commitment to enhancing inclusion and diversity. Full description and application submission at: https://apply.interfolio.com/68144

Review begins on November 11, 2019, but applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to: envs.search@emory.edu. Emory is an EEO/AA employer.

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Emory University [9/23/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geology, Ohio Wesleyan University

The Department of Geology and Geography at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time (tenure-track) Assistant Professor of Geology with an expertise in Tectonics and Structural Geology to begin in Fall 2020. Applicants should possess a PhD in Geology with an expertise in Tectonics and Structural Geology and a strong commitment to teaching. ABD applicants within one year of completion of their PhD with a similar expertise and teaching commitment will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected: to teach approximately 9 contact hours per semester focusing on Physical and Environmental Geology, Tectonics, Structural Geology, Geological Techniques; to develop new courses in their expertise that complement the existing curriculum; to contribute to the interdisciplinary majors (for example, Planetary Science, Environmental Science) that Geology participates in; and to develop a research program that engages undergraduate students. Ohio Wesleyan places significant value of teaching, expects excellence and innovation in the classroom, and close educational interaction between faculty and students. The University also values and expects scholarly research and active engagement with professional activities. The Geology and Geography department currently has 5 tenure-track faculty positions (3 in Geology and 2 in Geography). Further information about the department can be found at www.owu.edu/geology .

Ohio Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Columbus, in Delaware, Ohio, promotes and celebrates an inclusive environment free from constraints in areas of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, family relationship, or economic barriers. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged as OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.

Completed application packets will include:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume or Curriculum Vitae
3) Three Letters of Recommendation
4) Statement on teaching philosophy
5) Statement on research interests and how undergraduate students would be involved in that research
6) Statement on diversity and inclusiveness that describes how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college that has diversity and inclusiveness as part of its core values

Please submit all application materials as PDF’s to: geologysearch@owu.edu

The application deadline is December 1, 2019. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Geology, Ohio Wesleyan University [9/17/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes, Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, www.baylor.edu/profuturis/ and academic strategic plan, Illuminate www.baylor.edu/illuminate . As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Geosciences, College of Arts and Sciences:

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes

The Baylor University Department of Geosciences seeks a dynamic scholar in hydrology and surface processes beginning August 2020. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a geoscience, hydrology, or closely related discipline. We seek an innovative scientist with demonstrated research excellence. Specific areas of interest could include water connections within anthropogenic and natural systems, ecohydrology, remote sensing, climate change, fluvial geomorphology, and intersections between water and energy, all at scales ranging from the local watershed to global. We welcome candidates who bring new perspectives and a commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students. Our department includes 17 tenured and tenure-track geoscientists, with considerable facilities and resources. Water-related research is a priority for the Geosciences and other STEM departments, with multiple opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaborations.

The application package for this position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 peer-reviewed publications, separate research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of 3 references. Submit the application package electronically via Interfolio ( http://apply.interfolio.com/66785 ).

If there are questions please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Joe Yelderman ( email: joe_yelderman@baylor.edu ). Faculty will also be available to discuss the position at the GSA meeting in Phoenix and the AGU meeting in San Francisco.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/01/2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more, please visit these links: https://www.baylor.edu/geosciences/, https://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/,

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes, Baylor University [9/8/2019]