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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution. Applicant must be eligible for employment under the immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and subsequent amendments. Your application for employment with UAA is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

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

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Structural Geologist, Stephen F. Austin State University

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

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

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

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

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Seismology Graduate Student Positions at The University of Alabama

The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama seeks motivated students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in earthquake seismology. Student support is available starting Spring 2019 via both teaching and research assistantships, including involvement in a multi-institutional, collaborative NSF-funded project focused on Antarctic Earth structure, seismic tomography, and tectonics. Possible research topics include, but are not limited to, methods for Earth model comparison, numerical waveform modeling, and ambient seismic noise. The successful student(s) will gain experience working on high-performance computing clusters. Ph.D. applicants are preferred, but M.S. applicants are also welcome to apply. Prior research experience and computer programming skills are beneficial. For more information, please contact Dr. Samantha Hansen (shansen@geo.ua.edu) with a copy of your CV, transcripts, and GRE scores.

Seismology Graduate Student Positions at The University of Alabama [8/14/2018]

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Environmental Geochemistry, Kent State University

The Environmental Geochemistry group in the Department of Geology at Kent State University is inviting applications for MS and PhD students. Dr. Elizabeth Herndon is seeking graduate students for an NSF-funded project on manganese biogeochemistry and impacts on carbon cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. Candidates may also be considered for other ongoing projects related to metal biogeochemistry in arctic environments or human-impacted streams. Applicants should have a solid academic record in earth and environmental sciences, preferably with a strong background in chemistry and prior research experience. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive research group and strongly encourage applicants who contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Interested students should contact Dr. Herndon (eherndo1@kent.edu) this fall to discuss opportunities. Please indicate your research interests and include a current resume. Successful applicants will join the Department of Geology in August 2019, or in some circumstances, summer 2019. Support will be a combination of research and teaching assistantships and includes tuition. The Department of Geology has over 30 active graduate students and maintains analytical facilities for comprehensive water and soil/rock analysis (https://www.kent.edu/geology/facilities).

Environmental Geochemistry, Kent State University [8/8/2018]

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Geology, Colorado College

MISSION: At Colorado College our goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, we challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives.

Colorado College is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning in August 2019. We seek a dynamic scientist and teacher with the following characteristics:
(1) Expertise in a subfield(s) of geomorphology/surface processes that includes, but is not limited to: fluvial geomorphology, glacial/Quaternary geomorphology, critical zone geomorphology, or tectonic geomorphology.
(2) An educational and/or research program that emphasizes field observations in conjunction with laboratory and/or modeling analyses. Experience with geologic investigations in the Rocky Mountains/western United States, and acquaintance with the geologic evolution of the Colorado Rocky Mountains are desirable.
(3) A strong background in and ability to teach geospatial and quantitative approaches such as GIS, numerical models, or geoinformatics, and to utilize novel measurement techniques, models, and datasets.

The successful candidate is expected to have research and teaching interests that can strengthen departmental connections with other science programs at Colorado College (e.g. environmental science, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics). The candidate is also expected to spend extended time in the field and the classroom engaging with highly motivated undergraduate students as both a teacher and mentor.

The College actively promotes an engaging and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Applicants should describe the ways in which they can contribute to this goal in their cover letter. Applications should also include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, a sample of scholarly publications, three letters of recommendation, and a graduate school transcript. A Ph.D. is required. One distinguishing feature of Colorado College is its Block plan, in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Each block is three and a half weeks long, and professors teach six of the eight blocks in an academic year. Applicants should provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available.

Please submit application materials to http://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/3473 by October 15, 2018. For more information, direct questions to geology@coloradocollege.edu.

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, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Assistant or Associate Professor, Geology, Colorado College [8/17/2018]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Dartmouth College

The Department of Earth Sciences at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure- track assistant professor of mineralogy and geochemistry. Particular attention will be given to candidates with research interests in applied mineralogy related to mineral-microbe or water- rock interactions. We are especially interested in candidates who focus on understanding fundamental processes through a state-of-the-art field and laboratory research program that provides synergy with existing research activities within the department and elsewhere at Dartmouth, including the Department’s core research areas: earth and planetary evolution, surface processes, and ice and climate systems. The successful candidate will continue Dartmouth's strong traditions in graduate and undergraduate research and teaching. Teaching responsibilities consist of three courses spread over four ten-week terms. One or more of these courses will have a core focus on the fundamentals of mineralogy.

The Department of Earth Sciences is home to 11 tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the School of Arts and Sciences and enjoys strong Ph.D. and M.S. programs and outstanding undergraduate majors. To create an atmosphere supportive of research, Dartmouth College offers new faculty members grants for research-related expenses, a quarter of sabbatical leave for each three academic years in residence, and flexible scheduling of teaching responsibilities. Dartmouth College has undergraduate and graduate student populations that are diverse by many measures. We seek applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.). Dartmouth provides opportunities to participate in undergraduate diversity initiatives in STEM research, such as our Women in Science Program, E. E. Just STEM Scholars Program, and Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (ASURE).

To learn more about Dartmouth College and the Department of Earth Sciences, visit http://www.dartmouth.edu/~earthsci

To submit an application, upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests and objectives, reprints or preprints of up to three(3) of your most significant publications, and the name, address (including street address), e-mail address and fax/phone numbers of at least three(3) references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/53423

Application review will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must hold a PhD or be ABD with degree anticipated by July 1, 2019.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Dartmouth College [8/16/2018]

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Asst. Professor in Honors & Field Geology, Westminster College

Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah invites applications for a full-time, joint teaching position at the rank of Assistant Professor to work with high-achieving students in its nationally-recognized Honors college and in its growing Geology program. The teaching load consists of 24 credit hours per year, split evenly between Geology and Honors. One of those course responsibilities includes playing a leadership and teaching role in the Geology program’s summer field camp, while the teaching in the Honors College consists entirely of team-taught seminars. We are particularly seeking a colleague who can incorporate Westminster’s geological setting into their research and pedagogy.

See the complete position announcement online for the full range of undergraduate courses the faculty member could teach.

Application Instructions:
A full description of the position and application instructions appears on the online job board at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westminstercollege/promotionaljobs?.

Review of applications will begin on September 28 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application that demonstrates competencies in the above qualifications will include:
• a letter of interest
• current vita
• statement of teaching philosophy
• sample syllabus and/or a sample assignment
• scholarly writing sample
• contact information for three professional references.

Asst. Professor in Honors & Field Geology, Westminster College [8/13/2018]

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Faculty Position in Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa seeks applications for a faculty position in Earth Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor (or Associate Professor for an exceptional candidate).

Earthquake seismologists with expertise in studying or imaging the lithosphere, ideally with an emphasis on volcano structure or processes, that will complement existing strengths with the Department and the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology are encouraged to apply. Scientists with field-based observation programs are preferred.

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, synergistic, and externally funded research program and to participate extensively in the undergraduate and graduate instructional programs of the department. Candidates with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, innovation, and breadth are preferred. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment. Applications must be submitted electronically via email (gt@soest.hawaii.edu) as a single PDF file that includes the following: (1) a letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae with a list of publications and research funding; (3) a statement of teaching experience, interests and philosophy, and evidence of teaching excellence; (4) a statement of research interests, synergistic activities, and future research endeavors; and (5) contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. The Department is especially interested in candidates who contribute to our diversity and excellence. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Information on the Department can be found at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/. The complete vacancy announcement can be viewed at workatuh.hawaii.edu.

Faculty Position in Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa [8/6/2018]

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Lecturer in Applied Geochemistry, Auburn University

The Department of Geosciences at Auburn University invites applications for a 9-month non­ tenure track faculty position in Applied Geochemistry beginning January 1, 2019. The position is a one-year appointment subject to annual review and is renewable based on performance, need for services and available funding.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geology/Geochemistry with demonstrable teaching experience. The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate courses (Introduction to Geochemistry and Environmental Geology) and one graduate course (Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry or Mineral Resources and Environment) per year. Required qualifications include excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Quantitative, analytical, and/or field­ based geochemical tools that could be incorporated into both undergraduate and graduate courses will be an asset. The candidate selected for the position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment begins and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application (1-2 pages) describing teaching philosophy and experience, and the names and contact information for three professional references. To apply please go to http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2994, complete the online form and upload the required application documents.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the AU website to learn more about Auburn University and the Department of Geoscience

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and will continue until a candidate accepts appointment.

Auburn University is an EEO/VET/Disability Employer

Lecturer in Applied Geochemistry, Auburn University [8/3/2018]

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Hibernia Project Chair in Sedimentary Basins, Memorial University

The Department of Earth Sciences at Memorial University seeks candidates for the newly created Hibernia Project Industrial Research Chair in Sedimentary Basins (Ref: VPA-EASC-2017-001). We are seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level who will conduct and coordinate research on sedimentary basins from the basin scale to the individual petroleum reservoir scale. The Hibernia Project Chair is expected to build on existing petroleum geoscience expertise and research capacity at Memorial University and encourage and develop new collaborations between Memorial faculty and students and the oil and gas industry.

The position is a regular tenure-track position, but partially funded by the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC), the industry sponsor of the chair. HMDC is responsible for management and operations of the Hibernia oil field. It is also expected that the selected candidate will apply for an Associate NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC) within one year of starting at Memorial University. More information on the NSERC IRC program can be found at https://tinyurl.com/28h5rwc. The budget for the chair includes a guaranteed $500,000 from HMDC. An additional $1 million may be available in matching funds from the NSERC IRC program and the provincial InnovateNL agency (https://tinyurl.com/yb55rhqo), should the Candidate’s application to these parties be successful. The combined budget will cover both the candidate’s salary for the first five years of the chair and the individual’s research program.

The successful candidate will have research interests in the tectonics of sedimentary basins that may include, but are not limited to: 1) sedimentary architecture, facies, and diagenesis and their effects on reservoir character, prospectivity, performance, and petroleum recovery; 2) geological controls on the seismic response of sedimentary rocks and fluids in the subsurface environment; 3) structure and tectonic evolution of sedimentary basins; 4) sediment provenance studies; and/or 5) exhumation and thermal-burial histories of sedimentary basins.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Earth Science or a related field, an exceptional record of peer-reviewed research related to the tectonics of sedimentary basins, and the capacity to develop and lead a high-quality research program, at least some of which will be based in Newfoundland and Labrador and funded through external awards including industry partners. It is expected that the candidate will demonstrate commitment to the effective mentoring of students and teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in topics including tectonics, sedimentary basin evolution, and geological field methods. Experience in research within industry-academic research consortia; the ability to undertake cutting edge industrially relevant research with industry partners; potential for and demonstrated interest and ability to conduct and support studies involving students and industry partners; and hands-on industry experience are also considered assets for the position. The candidate must also meet the requirements for obtaining an NSERC Associate IRC (see Stature Assessment…here: https://tinyurl.com/28h5rwc).

Applications should be received by September 15th, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application with the names and contact information (including email) of three referees, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of planned research program and teaching interests to: Dr. John Hanchar, Head, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada A1B 3X5, or, preferably, email applications in PDF format to: jhanchar@mun.ca. Please quote the reference number VPA-EASC-2017-001 in the application and email subject line. Additional information is available at www.mun.ca/earthsciences/ or by contacting Dr. John Hanchar, Head of Earth Sciences at jhanchar@mun.ca or by telephone at 709-864-2334. The Department of Earth Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse in Canada. With approximately 30 faculty members, including the NSERC-Chevron IRC Chair in Reservoir Characterization and two Canada Research Chairs in Marine Geology and Boreal Biogeochemistry, over 15 staff members, and leading-edge teaching and research facilities, the Department is able to offer high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Department participates in Memorial’s interdisciplinary graduate program in Environmental Science. The successful candidate will also have access to modern analytical and high-performance computing facilities within the Department of Earth Sciences (www.mun.ca/earthsciences/Research/Facilities/) and Memorial University’s CREAIT network (www.mun.ca/research/resources/creait/physical-sci/). Other research and teaching resources available at Memorial University include the Ocean Sciences Centre, Fisheries and Marine Institute, Bonne Bay Marine Station in Gros Morne National Park, Labrador Institute, and the Harlow Campus outside London, United Kingdom.

Memorial University of Newfoundland is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities (http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/PlacesToGo/StJohns).

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Hibernia Project Chair in Sedimentary Basins, Memorial University [8/3/2018]

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GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist & Geospatial Center Director, Department of Earth And Space Sciences, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

POSTING NUMBER: 201121583
POSITION NUMBER: 499699

The GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist and Center Director will support the Lamar Geospatial Center (LGC) by developing and teaching remote sensing classes and workshops, as well as GIS and GPS classes including those supporting GIS Certification, a Minor in GIS when required; and, eventual development of a Masters in Geospatial Science. This person will lead the day-to-day operations of the LGC and projects associated with it, including database management, submission of reports, and the writing of grant proposals pertaining to the LGC. Note that funded research and presentations/publications are also expected duties of the successful candidate. A track record of funded projects is desirable.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Develops and teaches workshops related to remote sensing and geospatial technology.
2. Develops and teaches academic remote sensing and GIS classes offered for credit toward GIS Certification, a GIS Minor, and Masters in Geospatial Sciences through Lamar University.
3. Manages people responsible for the collection of data, data entry, data conversion and data organization of LGC geospatial products.
4. Performs data verification and QA/QC for LGC geospatial projects.
5. Generates reports, maps and other technical documents in support of LGC geospatial projects.
6. Writes research proposals, makes presentations, and publishes research results.
7. Promotes the Lamar Geospatial Center to the community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Knowledge of multiple operating systems and remote sensing/geospatial software applications, particularly the ESRI suite of ArcGIS software products and common extensions on a Windows operating system.
2. Ability to provide technical support to clients for remote sensing, GIS and GPS related hardware and software issues.
3. Highly skilled in collecting, processing, editing and manipulating geospatial data.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
5. Ability to effectively lead a team of geospatial specialists.

EDUCATION:
A Geoscience or Planetary Science related Ph.D. degree specializing in Remote Sensing, or GIS/Geospatial Science is required.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Applicant must have at least 3 years of increasingly responsible Remote Sensing and GIS project management experience. Field experience with GPS units, and post-processing knowledge, is important. Thorough knowledge of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS computer applications is expected.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please access Human Resources’ job application page at https://jobs.lamar.edu and click on Faculty Positions. Find this position in the list and click on it. This will take you to the posting details and the Apply for this Job tab. Please include (1) Letter of Interest, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy. Also requested are the names and contact information for at least three references and letters from them if available, as well as unofficial transcripts and other miscellaneous information you would like to include. Alternatively, you can send this information to Lamar University, Human Resources, 4400 MLK Pkwy, P.O. Box 10009, Beaumont, Texas 77710. However, the online application process is preferred.

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Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist & Geospatial Center Director, Department of Earth And Space Sciences, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas [8/2/2018]

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Fellowship Opportunity, National Air and Space Museum’s Center for Earth and Planetary Studies

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship positions at the National Air and Space Museum’s Center for Earth and Planetary Studies. The fellowship supports independent research projects in planetary science.

The Center for Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS) is the scientific research unit at the National Air and Space Museum. Most of the research in CEPS focuses on planetary geologic and geophysical processes that have shaped the surfaces of rocky and icy bodies in the solar system including the Earth and Moon. CEPS scientists are actively involved in many of NASA’s and ESA’s current and planned planetary robotic missions. Research is supported by an extensive collection of archival photographs of the Moon, and images and maps the planets and their satellites.

Research areas of interest include planetary landscape evolution, planetary volcanism and cryovolcanism, tectonics of rocky and icy bodies, radar remote sensing and radar sounder studies, and analysis of terrestrial analog landforms. Competitive proposals should demonstrate knowledge and expertise in areas such as quantitative remote sensing analysis, tectonics and tectonophysics, volcanic processes, and quantitative terrestrial and planetary geomorphology.

Please apply by October 1, 2018 through the Smithsonian SOLAA site, SOLAA.si.edu, and select the Earth and Planetary Sciences Fellowship program under the National Air and Space Museum.

Fellowship Opportunity, National Air and Space Museum’s Center for Earth and Planetary Studies [8/1/2018]

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Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy, Denison University

Denison University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Geosciences, to begin in August 2019. We seek a broadly-trained scientist engaged in the study of sedimentology and/or stratigraphy that complements our department’s current strengths in paleontology, petrology/volcanology, process geomorphology, and structural geology. Successful candidates should demonstrate potential to be an outstanding teacher, active scholar, and contributor to the continued growth of the Department and University. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.

We seek a colleague who is committed to teaching excellence in the liberal arts tradition. Ideal candidates will have broad interests beyond their individual specialties and will provide a balance of classroom, field and laboratory experiences for our students. Candidates must have the desire and ability to teach courses across all levels of the curriculum. The typical teaching load is three lab courses per year. In addition, successful candidates are expected to maintain a vibrant and productive research program that actively incorporates undergraduate students.

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

All application materials will be handled electronically at https://employment.denison.edu. Applications must include: (1) a letter of application addressing the position requirements listed above; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) academic transcripts of undergraduate and graduate courses (unofficial acceptable); (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; and (5) a statement of your research program in a liberal arts context. In addition, please list the contact information for three persons who know your teaching and scholarship well who will then be requested to upload reference letters. Completed application materials submitted by October 22, 2018 will receive full consideration. Evaluation will continue until the position is filled. For those attending, we will meet with selected candidates at the 2018 GSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis and the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting in Washington DC. Please contact Dr. Erik Klemetti, chair, with any questions at klemettie@denison.edu.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, color, gender identity and or expression, sexual orientation, family configuration, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide . Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy, Denison University [8/1/2018]

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Oregon Department of Transportation, Project Geologist

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ODOT is seeking a project geologist to join our team in the beautiful city of Roseburg. Your primary role is to provide all necessary geologic information and guidance on ODOT projects in southwestern Oregon. Salary $5,190-$7,667/month + excellent benefits. For details please visit www.odotjobs.com or call 866-ODOT-JOB (TTY 503-986-3854 for the hearing impaired) for Announcement #ODOT18-2486OC and to apply. ODOT is an AA/EEO Employer, committed to building workforce diversity.

Oregon Department of Transportation, Project Geologist [8/1/2018]

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Faculty Position in Geophysics and Geochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA 02139, invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position. The search is in the broad area of geophysics and geochemistry encompassing the Earth and other planetary bodies in the solar system. We seek candidates who use theory, observation, and/or experimentation and particularly encourage applicants whose work crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. Candidates should have the potential for innovation and leadership in research and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in geoscience or related field by the start of employment. Our intent is to hire at the assistant professor level, but more senior appointments may also be considered. A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one- to two-page descriptions each of research and teaching plans, and three letters of recommendation. We request that in their cover letter, applicants explicitly commit to our department’s code of conduct: https://eapsweb.mit.edu/about/code-conduct

Applications are being accepted at Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11380

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 1, 2018.

Search Contact: Ms. Karen Fosher, HR Administrator, EAPS, 54-924, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, email: kfosher@mit.edu

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Faculty Position in Geophysics and Geochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) [8/1/2018]

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Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology, University of Nevada Las Vegas

The Department of Geoscience at the University of Nevada Las Vegas invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in sedimentary geology at the Assistant Professor level. Preferred research areas include, but are not limited to, sedimentary basin evolution with applications to tectonics or Earth-life-environment interactions across critical transitions in Earth history. We are particularly interested in individuals who integrate field investigations with innovative geochemical, geochronological, or other analytical techniques to pursue interdisciplinary research. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program; teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including undergraduate field courses; and perform service duties at all levels. Opportunities for collaboration exist with departmental research groups in tectonics/structural geology, paleoclimatology, paleontology/stratigraphy, petrology/volcanology, planetary geology, and hydrogeology/surface processes. The successful applicant could begin as early as January 2019.

The UNLV Geoscience Department  has 21 faculty, 200 undergraduate students, and more than 50 MS/PhD students. The department hosts laboratory facilities including stable isotope, argon geochronology, fluid inclusion, XRF/XRD, ICP-MS, soils, and electron microprobe/SEM labs. This position requires a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited college or university. Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, proposed research plans (five page limit), statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and contact information for five referees. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on October 1, 2018 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Michael Wells, Search Committee Chair, and submitted at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with the application on-line portal, please contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.

Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology, University of Nevada Las Vegas [8/1/2018]

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Assistant Research Professor, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University seeks an Assistant Research Professor to conduct research that requires the aggregation of existing data from various databases, statistical analysis, and the development of new approaches to data assimilation. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in the geosciences and some postdoctoral research experience. The ideal applicant would be familiar with the study of paleoclimates and the application of numerical techniques to analyze and interpret paleoclimate proxies. This is a fixed-term, 48-week position which will be funded for 2 years from the date of hire. Applicants must upload a cover letter expressing their research interests and a CV. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide evidence, either woven through their application materials or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement which creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1265253

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Assistant Research Professor, Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University [7/27/2018]

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Youth Program Assistant, National Park Service (NPS) Geological Resources Division (GRD), Lakewood, Colorado

The National Park Service Geoscientists-In-the-Parks (GIP) program is seeking applicants for the most unique of all GIP positions -- a year-long appointment as a Youth Program Assistant, who will assist NPS Geological Resources Division (GRD) staff in the management of two STEM-based internship programs -- GIP and Mosaics in Science (MIS). The GIP program provides students and recent graduates with on-the-ground, natural resource science-based work experience with the NPS. The MIS Diversity Internship Program provides meaningful and relevant science-based internships for racially and ethnically diverse undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates; supports high priority resource management and visitor education and interpretation projects in national parks; increases relevancy, diversity, and inclusion in the NPS workplace; and promotes the NPS mission.This Youth Program Assistant position is in Lakewood, Colorado. See details and apply online at GSA’s GIP website . Questions can be directed to Matt Dawson (mdawson@geosociety.org) at GSA.

Youth Program Assistant, National Park Service (NPS) Geological Resources Division (GRD), Lakewood, Colorado [7/26/2018]

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Geology Assistant, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office, Cañon City, Colorado

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking applicants for a Geology Assistant position with the BLM Royal Gorge Field Office (RGFO), in Cañon City, Colorado. This position is offered through the GeoCorps America™ program, which is a partnership between the Geological Society of America and federal land management agencies. The GeoCorps participant will work in both the locatable minerals (such as gold, silver, etc.) and salable minerals (such as sand and gravel) programs for the RGFO. These programs directly deal with exploration and mining efforts that involve federal mineral estate, in which the BLM is responsible for managing. The position would start ASAP (August/September, 2018) and last 3-12 months, depending on the work load and the selected participant’s availability. Interested candidates can learn more and apply for this opportunity at GSA’s GeoCorps America website . Questions can be directed to Matt Dawson (mdawson@geosociety.org) at GSA.

Geology Assistant, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office, Cañon City, Colorado [7/26/2018]

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Groundwater Resources, Tenure-Track, 12-Month Appointment, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources (CNR) and the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension and Public Media are seeking to fill a joint full time (12-month) tenure track position. This faculty appointment will be in the CNR’s Fisheries and Water Resources Discipline and in Cooperative Extension’s Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources with responsibilities for undergraduate teaching (25%) in the CNR and outreach education (75%) for Cooperative Education through the CNR’s Center for Watershed Science and Education (CWSE). The faculty member will be responsible for six credits annually of undergraduate courses in the CNR focused on groundwater quantity and quality, and for Extension outreach and applied research in groundwater for Wisconsin’s citizens, agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. One of the primary outreach responsibilities will be developing a groundwater outreach program that contributes to the CWSE and serves the state’s needs. In this outreach role, the successful candidate must be visible and accessible to client audiences, and work with the network of Extension faculty and staff across the state. As a CNR faculty member, the successful candidate will report directly to the Dean of the CNR and provide service to the college.

The College of Natural Resources at UW-Stevens Point  supports premier undergraduate natural resource programs with disciplines in Fisheries and Water Resources, Forestry, Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management, Soil and Waste Resources, Wildlife Ecology, and the Department of Paper Science and Chemical Engineering. The University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service extends university resources to the citizens and communities of the state by conducting, applying, and conveying relevant university research.

Apply online  To ensure consideration, completed online applications must be received by end of day, 11:59 pm, on August 23, 2018. However, screening may continue until the needs of the recruitment are met.

Assistant or Associate Professor in Groundwater Resources, Tenure-Track, 12-Month Appointment, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point [7/26/2018]

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Wiess and Pan Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships, Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is inviting applications for the Wiess and the Pan Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. We are seeking candidates with independent research interests that intersect with one or more faculty within our department. Both domestic and international applicants are welcome, but applicants must have a Ph.D. awarded within three years of the time of appointment.

The research fellowships will be supported for two years, pending satisfactory progress during the first year, and covers an annual stipend of $60,000 with a benefits package and an additional annual discretionary research allowance of $3,500.

Applicants are requested to develop a proposal of research to be undertaken during the fellowship period. The principal selection criteria are scientific excellence, a clearly expressed research plan to address questions at the forefront of their field of study, and research synergies with at least one faculty. The proposed research should, however, encompass independent research ideas and explore new directions beyond the applicant’s Ph.D. Preference will be given to applicants whose proposals demonstrate independence and originality, and also the potential for collaboration with one or more faculty in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.

The application for both fellowships is due on 1 November, 2018. Applicants are required to submit one application only at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/15058. The application should include the following documents:
(1) A cover letter.
(2) A research proposal of no more than 3 pages (not counting references) of single-spaced text and figures.
(3) A current CV, including a list of publications.

As part of the online application, the applicant will also have to provide the names and contact information of three or more people who will be asked to submit reference letters by the same deadline.

The highest ranked applicants will be invited to visit Rice in early 2019. Following acceptance, the appointment may begin anytime before 1 January, 2020. For further information or questions contact the chair of the search committee at esci-postdoc@rice.edu.

Rice University is located in Houston, Texas, and is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university that aspires to path-breaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. Rice fulfills this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Wiess and Pan Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships, Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University [7/25/2018]

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Fixed Term Lecturer in Environmental Science or Geology, Central Michigan University

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Central Michigan University invites applications for a 5-month, Fixed-Term faculty position in Environmental Science or Geology for the spring 2019 semester running January 3 – May 8, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses in introductory environmental science, as well as one junior (300-level) course, either in hydrology and water resources or structural geology. This position includes an attractive benefits package.

Required Qualifications: A Master's degree in geology, environmental science, or a related science; Ph.D. preferred. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) offers Bachelor of Science degrees in geology, meteorology, and environmental science. Facilities include fully equipped active learning classrooms and well established geological teaching collections. Our collegiate team of faculty members regularly collaborates on instructional and assessment matters.

Established in 1892, Central Michigan University has an enrollment of 23,000 students, including approximately 18,000 students on the university's main campus. Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a doctoral research university, CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, an expanding mid-Michigan community of approximately 25,000 permanent residents.

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copy of academic transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for two references through an online process at http://www.jobs.cmich.edu/postings/28507. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Lawrence Lemke at L.D.Lemke@cmich.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).

Fixed Term Lecturer in Environmental Science or Geology, Central Michigan University [7/25/2018]

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Multiple Faculty Positions in Solid Earth Geosciences and Planetary Sciences, Georgia Tech

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS, www.eas.gatech.edu) at Georgia Tech invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in solid earth geosciences and one tenure-track faculty position in planetary and space sciences. Applicants will be considered at all ranks. For the solid earth geosciences positions, we are looking for broad-minded geoscientists with interests that complement our current geophysical strengths in geodesy, geomorphology, glaciology, seismology, computational methods, planetary and space sciences. For the planetary and space science position, we invite candidates who will build a competitive research program that complements or extends the strengths of our ongoing planetary and space research, and who bridge connections within geophysics and ongoing and future missions through observational, theoretical, or modeling approaches. We seek individuals who are interested in working in a dynamic and interdisciplinary university that includes a diverse group of planetary and space, earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences, and many top-ranked engineering programs. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to teaching and mentoring of students.

Georgia Institute of Technology, located in the diverse, and thriving metropolis of Atlanta, is consistently a top ranked educational and research institution. Georgia Tech prides itself on its engineering resources, collaborations, its quantitative and rigorous undergraduate student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should send an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of their teaching interests and their advising/mentoring philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as PDF files via Academicjobsonline.org. Requests for information should be directed to earthplanet_search@eas.gatech.edu. Applications will be considered beginning October 1, 2018 but the search will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

Multiple Faculty Positions in Solid Earth Geosciences and Planetary Sciences, Georgia Tech [7/25/2018]

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

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

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

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

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Senior Research Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Museum Scientist in Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside

Req. ID #201806111005

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

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

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Structural Geologist, Stephen F. Austin State University

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

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

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

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