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PhD Projects, Geosciences, James Cook University

James Cook University ( JCU ) is the leading Australian University in tropical North Queensland, with strong geology and geochemistry programmes supported by world-class analytical facilities (https://www.jcu.edu.au/college-of-science-and-engineering/academic-groups/geoscience). We are looking for strong applicants to undertake a PhD project in one of the following focus areas:
1. The tectonic evolution and mineral potential of the Mt Isa District in NW Qld
2. The genesis of rare earth element deposits in Australia
3. The tectonic history and mineralization patterns of the accretionary margin of NE Qld
4. mineral geochemistry and fluid evolution of mineral deposits
5. sedimentology, basin analysis and vertebrate palaeontology
6. Marine geology of the Great barrier reef

Specific projects can be aligned with the individual strengths of applicants.

Scholarship funding is available through JCU and must be applied for before 30 September 2019. The PhD stipend is ~$27,500 per annum (non-taxable) for up to 3.5 years, with fully paid tuition fees for up to 4 years. Highly ranked candidates will also receive health cover. Additional top-up scholarships of $5,000 are available. The scholarship scheme is competitive and will only be available for candidates with a strong record. Relevant postgraduate research experience and/or refereed journal articles will improve the chances for a scholarship. Please refer to the following webpage for application information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/graduate-research-school/candidates/prospective-students/how-to-apply

If you are interested to apply for a PhD project and a scholarship please contact Dr. Ioan Sanislav (ioan.sanislav@jcu.edu.au) with your CV and an indication of the type of project you are interested in. We will screen your application, advise you on your chances of success in attracting a JCU scholarship and put you in touch with a potential supervisor. Visit JCU’s research portfolio (https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/) to look up the research interests of potential PhD advisors.

PhD Projects, Geosciences, James Cook University [7/30/2019]

 
 

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Department Chair, Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino

The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications for a Department Chair. The position will be a tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor with half-time allocated for Department Chair and half-time for faculty responsibilities. The position will begin August 2020. CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive faculty. Applicants with a commitment to serving a diverse student population in an equitable and inclusive fashion are strongly encouraged to apply. We strive for excellence, enhance diversity and foster harmony. For a full position description, go to https://cns.csusb.edu/geology and select New Position Open: Geological Science Department Chair.

Department Chair, Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino [8/15/2019]

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Assistant or Associate Professor, 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, Geology, Colorado College [8/14/2019]

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Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit, The University of British Columbia

The Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) Board of Directors and the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at The University of British Columbia (UBC), invite applicants for the position of MDRU Director.

The Director will provide visionary leadership, coordination and management of MDRU’s core areas of research, education, knowledge transfer and operating sustainability. Successful leadership and management of MDRU requires an extensive knowledge of the exploration and mining business and the application of geoscience research and innovation to drive success.

Applications are invited from geoscientists with a proven track record of technical and scientific excellence in economic geology and mineral exploration. The successful candidate will possess outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, have a demonstrated track-record of building successful collaborative teams, and be a strong strategic thinker. Please go to http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/34764 for more details about this position and for instructions on how to apply.

UBC's strategic plan identifies inclusion as one of our key priorities. We welcome colleagues with the experiences and competencies that can contribute to our principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity throughout campus life.

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

The deadline for receipt of applications September 15, 2019, after which the review of applications will begin. Inquiries should be directed to the Search Committee Chair via email: mdru-search@eoas.ubc.ca.

Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit, The University of British Columbia [8/13/2019]

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Professional Staff – Materials Engineer/Scientist, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (www.nwtrb.gov) is seeking to hire a Materials Engineer/Scientist. We are seeking candidates at both senior and junior levels. For junior applicants, this will be an opportunity to work with, and be mentored by, Board members and senior scientists and engineers on the staff. Applicants must have a master’s degree, or equivalent experience, in a relevant scientific or engineering field, such as materials science or engineering, chemistry or chemical engineering, nuclear engineering, geochemistry, or other similar or related fields. The candidate should have familiarity with the U.S. program and/or programs in other countries for managing and disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, to support the Board’s review and evaluation of the technical validity of DOE activities and programs. The incumbent must have superior communication, synthesis, and writing skills, as well as an ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, including Board members and staff. Occasional travel will be required.

Salary range is $78,000 to $166,500 per year. This vacancy announcement is being advertised from July 29, 2019 to September 15, 2019. For more information visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540978300

Professional Staff – Materials Engineer/Scientist, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board [8/8/2019]

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Professor of Practice, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University

Tulane University’s Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences seeks to fill a Professor of Practice position to begin in July 2020. The position is a non-tenured, full-time academic year (nine month) teaching position with renewable 3-year appointments. The responsibilities of this position include teaching courses related to the department’s GIS Certificate Program, teaching courses in the applicant’s area of specialization, and service to the educational mission of the department and university. Opportunities exist for advising undergraduate research and development of service-learning courses. A doctoral degree in an environmental science or related field is required. Applicants will be expected to teach introductory and advanced GIS courses.

Applications are due November 1 and the position will remain open until it is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, any previous teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references familiar with the applicant’s teaching abilities. Please submit applications to apply.interfolio.com/64259. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Nancye Dawers (ndawers@tulane.edu).

Tulane University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Tulane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and encourages minority applicants to apply.

Professor of Practice, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University [8/8/2019]

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Geomorphology, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Bucknell University

Company Name: Bucknell University
Job Title: Geomorph Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Location: Lewisburg, PA
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Job Details:
Faculty Position in Geomorphology, Bucknell University. The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences at Bucknell University seeks to hire a geomorphologist at the assistant professor level for the fall semester, 2020. We seek a teacher-scholar with a PhD in geology or a closely related field at the start of appointment. The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research and a commitment to diversity, a liberal arts education, and interacting effectively with students and colleagues having a range of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to developing an undergraduate research program and will take advantage of the local geologic setting to develop meaningful teaching exercises. This position will be expected to teach introductory-level geology classes, an upper level class on geomorphology, and to develop an upper level class in their area of specialization. This position will also be expected to contribute to Foundation Seminars for first year students or Integrated Perspective seminars for sophomore students on a rotating basis. The successful candidate may also develop teaching and collaborative research relationships with one or more of the following: the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, the Environmental or Discovery Residential College, the Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and statements on their teaching philosophy, commitment to diversity, and research goals. Applicants should provide contact information for three references. For additional information and to apply, please go to Bucknell University's career site careers.bucknell.edu. Review of applications will begin Oct. 21, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

We seek a teacher-scholar who is committed to Bucknell University's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body and whose experience and expertise will contribute to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences diversity-related educational goals, including an emphasis on inclusive pedagogy. We welcome applications from members of groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music. Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The University sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies. Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C

Geomorphology, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Bucknell University [8/8/2019]

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Professional Staff – Scientists and/or Engineers, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (www.nwtrb.gov) is seeking to hire up to three Scientists and/or Engineers. We are seeking candidates at both senior and junior levels. For junior applicants, this will be an opportunity to work with, and be mentored by, Board members and senior scientist and engineers on the staff. Applicants must have a master’s degree or higher, or equivalent experience, in a relevant scientific or engineering field, such as geoscience, material science and engineering, civil engineering, systems engineering, environmental engineering, nuclear engineering, geological engineering, or other similar or related fields. Familiarity with the U.S. program and/or programs in other countries for managing and disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste is highly desirable. Occasional travel will be required.

Salary range is $78,000 to $166,500 per year. This vacancy announcement is being advertised from July 29, 2019 to September 15, 2019. For more information visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540977000

Professional Staff – Scientists and/or Engineers, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board [8/8/2019]

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Project Manager, Water Research Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

The WV Water Research Institute at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia is seeking applications for a Project Manager for its water quality monitoring program. The incumbent is responsible for environmental water-related research and reclamation projects. This requires tracking multiple project technical progress, financial tracking of budgeted versus expended, ensuring deliverables are met on time and within budget; addressing and correcting problems that arise; collaborating with state and federal agency personnel, watershed associations, university researchers, and external contractors and landowners; and securing permits and preparing bid packages for construction of AMD passive treatment systems.

In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
• Implement mine land reclamation projects.
• Conduct complex data analyses.
• Perform laboratory experiments.
• Establish and maintain sampling protocols.
• Implement and manage field investigations.
• Supervise GRAs and student workers.
• Develop standard operating procedures for field projects and chemical hygiene plans for laboratory experiments.
• Maintain field equipment ensuring all is functional, calibrated, and working properly, including tracking, scheduling and keeping field vehicles maintained in working order.
• Develop, format, and oversee population and maintenance of databases of field and lab data.
• Prepare maps and overlays using GIS.
• Work with research teams to develop articles for submission to scientific journals.
• Represent the Water Research Institute at professional meetings, conferences and symposiums by making presentations and exhibiting.
• Identify research opportunities, preparing grant applications and proposals, including coordinating research teams, writing statements of work, preparing budgets, timelines, data management plans, etc. for submission to federal, state, and private agencies.

Qualifications
• Master's degree in science or equivalent combination of bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environment science or other natural resources-related field and experience in design, implementation, and management of environmental remediation projects
• Minimum of two years of experience in water quality research and developing grant proposals.

Requirements
• Resume or CV
• Cover letter
• Three professional references
• Valid driver's license
• To apply, please visit the full job ad

About WVU Research Corporation
West Virginia University Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Corporation values diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Project Manager, Water Research Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia [8/8/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Geology, Middlebury College

The Geology Department at Middlebury College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in physical earth sciences beginning fall 2020. We seek a geoscientist with a background in quantitative approaches to Earth studies in a subfield that complements those of current faculty members in the Department. Areas of teaching and research interest could include, but are not limited to, marine, land, or environmental geophysics, geodesy, energy/mineral resource studies, geological hazard studies, glaciology, oceanography, physical climatology, climate system analysis and prediction, or ocean-atmosphere-cryosphere interactions. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, advise student research, develop a research program in their area of expertise that is suitable for undergraduate involvement, and contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by September 30, 2019. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, please provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.

Through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/) submit: a letter of application addressed to David West, search committee chair; curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching and research plans; diversity and inclusion statement; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise. More information on the position is available at https://apptrkr.com/1567118 and our department page, http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/geol. The application deadline is September 30, 2019.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here.

Assistant Professor of Geology, Middlebury College [8/7/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography, Vassar College

Department: Earth Science & Geography Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001671

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional information on candidate diversity statements.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in biogeochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2020.

The successful candidate will teach biogeochemistry, mass extinctions, and oceanography. Additional areas of interest include geohazards and paleontology. The successful candidate will also engage in research with undergraduates during the school year and possibly as part of the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute.

Candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, statement on diversity and inclusive pedagogy, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and descriptions and/or syllabi for an introductory-level oceanography course, an intermediate-level biogeochemistry course, and upper-level seminar in mass extinctions or another topic of expertise. Candidates should also send a description of a fourth course that s/he/they might be interested in teaching at any level.

Additional information on candidate diversity statements can be found at deanofthefaculty.vassar.edu/positions/candidate-diversity-statement.

Qualifications
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geology or Earth Science at the time of appointment.

Required Applicant Documents
Vita
Cover Letter
Contact Information for 3 References
Personal Statement
Diversity Statement
Transcripts 1
Other 1

Optional Applicant Documents
Other 2
Other 3

Special Instructions to Applicants: Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1552319

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020

Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography, Vassar College [8/7/2019]

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology, California State University Long Beach (CSULB)

The Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach (CSULB) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in any aspect of Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology to start Fall 2020. A qualified candidate should be dedicated to teaching at the undergraduate and Masters levels and committed to developing an externally funded research program that will involve students. As a campus that serves a very diverse community, the Department of Geological Sciences seeks candidates who, through previous experience supporting diverse students or their own lived experience, will be committed to the successful teaching and mentoring of all students.

Southern California abounds with world-class geologic exposures for teaching and research in the mountains, deserts, coast and ocean all within a few hours drive. CSULB is located in the vibrant Los Angeles-Long Beach-Orange County metropolitan area, rich with universities and colleges, government agencies and local industry that provide many opportunities for collaboration.

Please follow this link for a detailed position description, list of required and preferred qualifications, and explanation of the application procedure. Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019.

https://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-geological-sciences-2556

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology, California State University Long Beach (CSULB) [8/6/2019]

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Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, University of Adelaide

Lead Critical Minerals Research in a rewarding environment.
An attractive remuneration package can be negotiated for the right candidate at Level D including 17% Superannuation.
Continuing position, available immediately.

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia’s third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

You will be primarily responsible for leading and developing research in critical minerals exploration; particularly those elements that are crucial to transformation to a renewable energy future. You will have a strong academic record with expertise in understanding the mineral systems containing technologically critical metals. It is proposed to establish a South Australian Centre for Critical Minerals in partnership with the SA Museum, which is an exciting development between the two institutions. The academic position will be pivotal in providing leadership of the new Centre and will enable access to the Museum and its mineral collection.

You will also take a lead role in the development and teaching of courses and programs in this area, and supervise research students.

To be successful you will need:
• A record of distinction and professional standing in the field of critical minerals.
• An outstanding track record of research with evidence of publications in highly ranked journals.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong international collaborations with academic, government and industry partners.
• Demonstrated ability to attract funds from competitive grants and other sources to support research.
• Demonstrated ability to provide high quality academic leadership.
• Leadership and management experience in an appropriate tertiary education environment.
• A record of outstanding achievement in teaching and course development, and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Your division's broader role
The Faculty of Sciences’ co-location with major national and global innovative research organisations keeps our researchers and students at the forefront of developing technologies and the latest discoveries in science.

The School of Physical Sciences is part of the Faculty and brings together the Departments of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics. The appointment will be made in the Department of Earth Sciences, which consistently produces world class research in geology, geochemistry and geophysics.

Learn more at: https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/home

https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/physical-sciences/home

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long and fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our cutting-edge work - not just in science, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria in the Role Statement section of the Candidate Booklet. Applications close 11:55pm, 1 September 2019.

http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/502724/associate-professor-of-critical-minerals

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Professor Sandy Steacy
Head of School, Physical Sciences
P: +61 8 8313 4270
E: sandy.steacy@adelaide.edu.au

Or
Professor Richard Hillis
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Performance)
Division of Research and Innovation
P: +61 (8) 8313 3278
E: richard.hillis@adelaide.edu.au

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, University of Adelaide [8/5/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology, University of Arkansas

About the University: Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation, with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs.

University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

About the College: The University of Arkansas is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which thought, creativity, and growth are stimulated, and in which individuals are free to realize their full potential. The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences promotes these ideals and welcomes applicants who foster an inclusive environment through an open exchange of voices and ideas from populations of diverse backgrounds.

About the Department: The Department of Geosciences, with 22 faculty, is an interdisciplinary program offering bachelors and masters degrees in geography and geology, and a Ph.D. in Geosciences (http://geosciences.uark.edu). The Department also participates in two interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs in Environmental Dynamics and Space and Planetary Sciences. The Department is closely affiliated with the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (https://cast.uark.edu/), Tree-Ring Laboratory, Arkansas Water Resources Center, the University’s Stable Isotope Laboratory (https://isotope.hosted.uark.edu/), MicroCT Imaging Consortium (https://micro.uark.edu/) and Trace Element and Radiogenic Isotope Laboratory (https://icp.uark.edu/).

Summary of job duties: The Department of Geosciences at University of Arkansas invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology with an anticipated start date of August 2020. We seek an outstanding individual with skills in hydrogeology and expertise that supports a combination of the University’s three signature research areas (https://researchfrontiers.uark.edu/signature-research-areas/). The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally-funded research program and complement ongoing collaborative and interdisciplinary research in the Department of Geosciences and the University. Teaching duties may include introductory hydrogeology, field camp, and upper division undergraduate or graduate courses in the candidate's field of interest.

Minimum qualifications: A doctoral degree in geology or a related discipline conferred by the start of employment. A demonstrated ability to teach hydrology or hydrogeology at the senior/graduate level and additional graduate courses and demonstrated ability to develop an independent, externally funded research program.

Preferred qualifications: Research that incorporates aspects of field-based hydrogeology. A publishing record in refereed journals and demonstrated funding capabilities. Preference will be given to applicants who will complement or enhance the existing research and teaching areas of the Department of Geosciences and affiliated centers and programs. Relevant research sub-fields include (but are not limited to): groundwater availability and water quality, contaminant hydrology, ecohydrology, Critical Zone hydrology (both surface and subsurface), hydrogeologic system response to evolving climate regimes, and the impact of humans and climate on the water cycle.

Application information: For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/35485

To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application, a curriculum vita and three statements, each less than 2 pages long. First, a research statement should describe the candidate’s research program, and research priorities as a faculty member. Second, a teaching statement should describe the candidate’s teaching background and philosophy, as well as priorities as a faculty member. Third, an inclusion statement should focus on how the applicant plans to foster inclusiveness, contribute to an equitable scholarly community, and help students from diverse backgrounds succeed. A list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference will be requested during the application process. The letters should address the research and teaching experiences of the applicant. Letters will be requested from the references provided for all finalists selected for an interview. All applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/35485. Questions regarding this position (but not applications) may be addressed to the committee chair, Dr. John Shaw (shaw84@uark.edu). Completed applications received by September 1, 2019 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the University is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The University welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology, University of Arkansas [8/5/2019]

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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Disaster Risk and Resilience, University of Canterbury

The Department of Geological Sciences, College of Science at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand invites applications for a permanent Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor in the US System) in Disaster Risk and Resilience.

You will have a PhD in geology, disaster risk and/or resilience, or in a related disciplinary area. You will have subject matter expertise in disaster risk and resilience, with a strong emerging research track record and evidence of securing external research grants (depending on position level).

For additional details about the role and the Department, please visit our website

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Disaster Risk and Resilience, University of Canterbury [8/5/2019]

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Director, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), Alexandria, VA

NSF’s Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Director for the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR). The EAR Division Director serves as a member of the GEO leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson in earth sciences research. In collaboration with administrative personnel and the Section Heads of Disciplinary Programs and Integrative Activities, the incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the Division, and overseeing and managing the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. To this end and together with the leadership and administrative teams, responsibilities include directing the activities of EAR, assessing the needs and trends in earth sciences research and education, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The Division Director supervises and provides leadership with input and guidance from Section Heads, Program Officers, and administrative and support personnel. Additional responsibilities of the Division Director include the coordination of activities with other relevant programs within the Foundation, other federal agencies, community organizations, and international partners. Information about the Division’s activities may be found here.

Appointment to this position may be on a Senior Executive Service (SES) Career, SES limited-term appointment (1-3 years), or Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment. The salary range is $168,165 to $186,720.

Announcement EAR-2019-004, with position requirements and application procedures, is found on the USAJOB Home Page. The link listed on the NSF webpage will take the user to the USA Jobs announcement https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539961200.

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff reflecting the diversity of our nation.

Director, Division of Earth Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), Alexandria, VA [8/5/2019]

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Mineralogy and Petrology (Tenure Track Position), Furman University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Mineralogy and Petrology beginning in August 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D.prior to the date of appointment and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, and research with undergraduates, with a primary interest in igneous or metamorphic processes and a broad interest in mineral resources and sustainable resource use. We welcome candidates with diverse perspectives who employ a variety of research methods, including field, analytical, and computational approaches. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity to develop an innovative research program that provides meaningful, rich, and varied educational experiences for undergraduate students. Furman’s location at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains provides easy access to a geologically and ecologically diverse region with ample opportunity for integrating field experiences and local research into the curriculum. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs per year, including Earth Systems (EES 115), Mineralogy and Petrology I (EES 220), and upper level electives. Candidates with experience in GIS or spatial analysis methods as well as an interest in collaborative research connecting geosciences and sustainability science are particularly desirable.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is home to two undergraduate majors: Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Sustainability Science. Innovative curriculum, engaging students in class and in the field, and collegiality are the core values of our department. We have a diverse faculty representing physical and social sciences with a common mission to positively impact the environment and society through teaching, research, and mentorship. The department hosts extensive lab facilities and instrumentation, with opportunities to incorporate analytical techniques into teaching and research.

Applicants should include PDF versions of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (2 pages maximum), a statement of research interests and future research priorities (2 pages maximum), an initial research plan for work with undergraduates (2 pages maximum), diversity & inclusiveness statement describing how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity & inclusiveness as part of its core values (2 pages maximum); unofficial transcripts; and names of three references. Visit Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences website (http://ees.furman.edu) for additional information about the position and the department. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2019.

Furman University is a nationally ranked private, residential liberal arts college located near Greenville , South Carolina, which has a thriving downtown and a vibrant international community. Furman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing faculty diversity. The university aims to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including, but not limited to, gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view and varied abilities.

For more details about the position, application information and instructions, go to http://ees.furman.edu or contact Dr. Suresh Muthukrishnan (suresh.muthukrishnan@furman.edu).

Furman University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Mineralogy and Petrology (Tenure Track Position), Furman University [8/2/2019]

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Geosciences/Solid Earth, Wellesley College

The Department of Geosciences invites applications for an open rank tenure track faculty member with broad teaching and research interests in Solid Earth Geosciences. Our ideal future colleague will be engaged in teaching at all levels of the curriculum including our core classes Dynamic Earth and Earth Materials. Advanced courses are centered around petrology, structural geology and tectonics depending on the research program of the candidate. We are seeking a colleague with a strong background in field geology and a commitment to teaching in the field. The ideal candidate will be able to develop an externally funded research portfolio that provides rich research experiences for Wellesley undergraduates. Successful applicants will have a PhD in geoscience (though applicants who are ABD will be considered).

Wellesley is a highly selective liberal arts college for women located 12 miles west of Boston. Wellesley is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive academic community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and service that they can contribute to this goal. Familiarity with, and experience using, pedagogical methods that enable students across all racial, ethnic and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential will be considered a valuable additional qualification.

Review of applications begins on Oct 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names/email addresses of three references through our online application system at: https://career.wellesley.edu.

Geosciences/Solid Earth, Wellesley College [8/2/2019]

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Assistant Professor of Paleontology, Colgate University

The Department of Geology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Paleontology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020.

We seek an individual with a Ph.D. who is committed to excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The area of specialization is open but could include invertebrate or vertebrate paleontology, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleoecology, or paleoclimatology. The successful applicant will teach introductory courses for non-majors, an intermediate-level Paleontology course for majors, as well as develop upper-level courses in their area of specialty. Participation in the Geology Department's summer field courses and meaningful involvement of undergraduates in research are expected. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and two reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14050. Review of applications will begin September 27th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The Geology Department comprises seven faculty, a senior lecturer, and a technician. Analytical facilities include SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, IC, AA, stable isotope mass spectrometer, micropaleontology lab, and geophysical equipment. Further information about the Geology department can be found at www.colgate.edu/geology.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

Assistant Professor of Paleontology, Colgate University [8/1/2019]

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Geochemistry Lab Manager, Miami University

The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a Geochemistry Lab Manager position. The Lab Manager will be expected to manage trace metal geochemistry, ICP-OES/MS and powder XRD labs. Duties will include training and supervision of lab users, laboratory maintenance, data quality assurance, assistance in teaching laboratory-based courses, oversight of radiation and environmental health and safety compliance, and laboratory financial management. Laboratory technique development and adaptation for analysis of diverse geologic and environmental materials expected, with opportunities to pursue research and external funding. Required: M.S. or Ph.D. in geology or related field, at least 4 years of experience in major and trace element analysis of geologic materials by plasma techniques at the time of the appointment, and proven experience in successful training and supervision of geochemistry lab users. Desired: experience in LA-ICP-MS, powder XRD and HPLC analysis; expertise in laboratory technique development, and electrical and mechanical abilities. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial copy of transcripts to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495595. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at edwardca@miamioh.edu. Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship. Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Geochemistry Lab Manager, Miami University [8/1/2019]

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Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor Position, Geoscience, Miami University

The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor position on the Oxford campus, beginning August 2020. The Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor will teach undergraduate courses, including foundation courses in physical and environmental geology, as well as intermediate level courses; advise undergraduate students; and provide professional service to the department and university. Required: M.S. in geoscience (for appointment as Assistant Lecturer) or Ph.D. in geoscience (for appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor) by time of appointment, and documented teaching experience; applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee or asylee. Desired: interest in contributing to supervision of undergraduate student research and field-based experiences. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495551. Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at edwardca@miamioh.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor Position, Geoscience, Miami University [8/1/2019]

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Collection Manager, University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute

The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute seeks a collection manager to oversee its world-class research collections in invertebrate paleontology. The collections consist of extensive invertebrate fossil and micro-fossil specimens, along with archives and library holdings. The collections have strengths in Cambrian, Carboniferous and Cretaceous fossils, microfossils, echinoderms, brachiopods, and arthropods, and fossils from Antarctica. University curators and students, and national and international scholars, use the collections extensively for research and education. The collection manager is responsible for day-to-day activities in the collection and reports to the curator-in-charge. This is a full-time (12-month appointment), non-tenure track position. To learn more and apply go to: http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14823BR

Application review begins 3 September 2019. EO/AA. We celebrate diversity in all forms.

Collection Manager, University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute [8/1/2019]

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Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Albion College

The Albion College Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology beginning August 2020.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. prior to the date of appointment and will have demonstrated teaching and research interests in hydrogeology and environmental geology. The successful candidate will normally teach two courses (lectures and labs) per semester to a diverse student body. The courses include introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in hydrogeology, environmental geochemistry, and an area of specialization that will enhance and complement our undergraduate geology and interdisciplinary environmental curricula. The department offers a nationally recognized biennial Summer Field Camp in the Rockies and annual regional geology field trips. Candidates with interests in interdisciplinary collaborations, field-based research and teaching, GIS, and engagement in local environmental issues and the Center for Sustainability and the Environment are particularly desirable. Interest in curricular innovation and increasing diversity and inclusion in geology both in the classroom and field are also valued. Candidates are expected to conduct research that includes undergraduate students, participate in co-curricular departmental activities, and contribute to all-college programs and/or interdisciplinary programs.

The institution and department have well-funded undergraduate and faculty research initiatives and strongly support faculty travel, teaching, and scholarship. The Department of Geological Sciences has five FTE faculty positions and two technicians and is well equipped with a dedicated GIS computer lab, analytical instruments (including XRF, XRD, ICP-OES), and field equipment (extensive GPS, surveying, water quality multi-parameter sondes). Departmental facilities include seven teaching labs, six faculty research labs, a student research lab, and a dedicated environmental geochemistry lab.

Candidates should submit: a cover letter; current vita; graduate and undergraduate transcripts; documentation of teaching excellence; an undergraduate teaching statement that includes pedagogy, experiences, objectives and commitment to equity and inclusion; a research statement that includes a plan to incorporate students; and letters from at least three references to https://apply.interfolio.com/64680. Direct questions to Dr. Carrie Menold, cmenold@albion.edu. The deadline for submission of the complete application is October 25th. Submissions of vita and cover letter received by August 30th will be considered for an in-person interview at GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix (Sept. 23-24) other preliminary interviews will be held after October 25th.

Albion College is a small (1550 undergraduates) private, residential, liberal arts college located in a racially diverse community of about 9,000 in south-central Michigan. Albion College is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education, with a commitment to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age or disability, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment. Albion is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Visit our web site at www.albion.edu

Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Albion College [7/31/2019]

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Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. We seek outstanding candidates from any area of Earth and planetary science. Candidates whose research falls into this broad range of disciplines are invited to apply. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials go to: https://apptrkr.com/1553365

The application deadline in October 30, 2019. For questions, please contact Erin Blazick, AP HR analyst at academicpersonnel4eps@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley [7/30/2019]

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Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University

The Geology Department at Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with specialty in Igneous Petrology to begin Sept 16, 2020. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, and are particularly interested in those who will combine field and analytical, experimental or modeling approaches in their research, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research.

The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in igneous petrology. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the timescales of magmatic processes, the evolution of the continental crust, mantle, oceanic lithosphere/ocean island/mid-ocean ridge processes, the recycling of elements and volatiles within arc magmas and subduction systems, and links between tectonic and magmatic processes.

For details about the position, application information and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497184/assistant-professor-of-igneous-petrology.

Review of applications begins December 15, 2019 and continues until position is filled. Please contact the search committee chair, Susan DeBari (debari@wwu.edu) for questions about this position.

Western Washington University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University [7/26/2019]

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Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University

The Geology Department at Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with specialty in Igneous Petrology to begin Sept 16, 2020. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, and are particularly interested in those who will combine field and analytical, experimental or modeling approaches in their research, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research.

The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in igneous petrology. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the timescales of magmatic processes, the evolution of the continental crust, mantle, oceanic lithosphere/ocean island/mid-ocean ridge processes, the recycling of elements and volatiles within arc magmas and subduction systems, and links between tectonic and magmatic processes.

For details about the position, application information and instructions, go to the WWU Employment website http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497184/assistant-professor-of-igneous-petrology.

Review of applications begins December 15, 2019 and continues until position is filled. Please contact the search committee chair, Susan DeBari (debari@wwu.edu) for questions about this position.

Western Washington University will meet with prospective candidates at the GSA 2019 annual meeting in Phoenix.

Igneous Petrology, Western Washington University [7/26/2019]

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Visiting Instructor of Geophysics, Temporary Faculty Position, Western Washington University

Western Washington University invites applications for a three-quarter (nine month) visiting teaching position with a required start date of September 16, 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses in Introduction to Geophysics, Earth Materials, and Introduction to Geology/and or upper division courses in their specialty (five-six courses total). Opportunities for the successful candidate to foster and supervise student research are available, and can be supported with a modest research stipend. Candidates must have an MS or PhD in an appropriate Earth Science field at the time of appointment. Interested candidates must apply online. To see full position description and log in to WWU's online application system PageUp, please go to http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497213/visiting-instructor-of-geophysics. Applications should include a cover letter outlining your teaching qualifications with specific reference made to your ability to teach the courses described above. The application should also include a C.V., graduate school transcripts, a separate statement describing teaching philosophy and effectiveness, and a separate statement describing ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff, and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds. Furthermore, letters of reference from two persons familiar with the candidate’s teaching and academic qualifications must be provided and available for review. Send letters to the Geology Department chair or email them to the search committee chair. Review of all application materials will begin August 9, 2019; position is open until filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Jackie Caplan-Auerbach (caplanj@wwu.edu) or the Geology Department chair, Bernie Housen (bernieh@wwu.edu). WWU is an EO/AA employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans.

Visiting Instructor of Geophysics, Temporary Faculty Position, Western Washington University [7/26/2019]

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Assistant Professor, Geology- Marine and Coastal Science, Western Washington University

The Geology Department and the Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) program at Western Washington University (WWU) invite applications for two tenure-track, assistant professor positions with specialties in one of three fields:

Coastal Geomorphology/Coastal Geohazards
The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in coastal geomorphology, coastal tectonics and geo-hazards. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, coastal erosion and sediment transport, delta evolution, beach/tidal morphodynamics, marine geohazards, and tectonic processes that impact coastal zones, including uplift, subsidence, and tsunami generation and impacts.

Paleoceanography/Paleoclimate
The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in paleoceanography/paleoclimatology. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, oceanic circulation and heat transport, micropaleontology/paleoecology, the carbon cycle, and geochemical processes that are related to climate variations on geological timescales. Tools and techniques used to address these problems can include geochemical or sedimentological proxies of climate variations, paleontological proxies/indicators of climate variations, physical oceanographic data, or other appropriate techniques.

Marine Geologist
The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in marine geology with a focus on crustal/lithospheric evolution and/or tectonic processes. Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, formation of the oceanic lithosphere and crustal evolution, geodynamics of the ocean basins, hydrothermal circulation at mid-ocean ridges, geochemistry of rock-water interactions, submarine volcanic systems, or tectonic processes associated with oceanic plate boundaries. Tools and techniques used to address these problems can include geochemical analyses, geophysical methods, geospatial analysis, textural rock analysis, numerical models, or other appropriate techniques.

These positions will begin Sept 16, 2020. As members of the group of initial faculty hires into the MACS program, the successful applicant will foster an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research in geology and marine science. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and who will establish a vigorous research program, and are particularly interested in those who will combine field, experimental, and/or modeling approaches in their research program, and who will involve undergraduate and Masters-level students in their research.

To apply, and for further details regarding qualifications and position responsibilities, please see http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497185/assistant-professor-geology-marine-and-coastal-science   Please contact the search committee chair, Bernie Housen (bernieh@wwu.edu) for questions about these positions. Review of applications begins October 14, 2019 and continues until the positions are filled. Western Washington University will be meeting with prospective candidates at the GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

Assistant Professor, Geology- Marine and Coastal Science, Western Washington University [7/25/2019]

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Full Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE), University of Nevada, Reno

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE) at UNR invites applications for a tenured, full professor to serve as Department Chair. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or a related field, and a proven track record in research and service as well as evidence of successful personnel and financial management. Leadership qualities, enthusiasm, effective interpersonal communication and organizational skills are required.

The University of Nevada, Reno is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

For additional details on the Department and UNR please see the full application here.

Full Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE), University of Nevada, Reno [7/24/2019]

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Instructor, Geology and Physical Sciences, Concord University

Concord University seeks applicants for a renewable term position beginning August 19, 2019. The position will involve teaching introductory geology, Earth science for teachers, and historical or environmental/engineering geology at our main Athens, West Virginia campus and extension campus at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center in Beckley. Applicants should have an M.S. in geology or a closely related field; Ph.D. preferred. The position supports an undergraduate major in environmental geosciences.

Concord is a liberal-arts institution located in a scenic area of the southern West Virginia Appalachians with access to year-round outdoor recreational activities. The Department of Physical Sciences values innovative teaching, field experiences, and participation in undergraduate research. Our facilities include an electron microprobe, micro-XRF, and geophysical equipment including ground-penetrating radar. The candidate will teach a 12 contact-hour load/semester, and will be expected to participate in student mentoring, departmental activities, and University governance.

Applications should be submitted at https://jobs.concord.edu and should include CV, contact information for 3 references, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required for finalists). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Concord University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and seeks to increase diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Instructor, Geology and Physical Sciences, Concord University [7/23/2019]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Director, Electron Microbeam Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist, Lafayette College

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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Faculty Position, Paleontology, University of Michigan

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

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

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

Information about the Museum and Department can be found at www.lsa.umich.edu/paleontology and www.lsa.umich.edu/earth. To apply please go to https://ummp-earth.lsa.umich.edu/search19/, complete the online form, and upload the required application documents as a single PDF file. If you have any questions or comments, please send an email message to ummp-earth-search@umich.edu.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The application in PDF must be shared in several document not bigger than 9.9 MB and will be considered only if sent through this website where you find a full description of the position:
https://bit.ly/2PPF6Da

Or www.unil.ch/central/en/home.html -> Jobs -> search sedimentology

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