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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Structural/Tectonic Geology, San Diego State University

The San Diego State University Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY/TECTONICS at the Assistant Professor level. We seek to hire a candidate who uses field-based and/or computational models to address questions related to structural deformation in regions of active tectonics. Specific areas of research might include any aspects of structural geology and/or active tectonics through the use of field studies, applied geophysics, computational techniques and/or models. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded, independent research program with student participation. Contribution to the Department of Geological Sciences teaching mission and participation in University and/or community service is also expected. Candidates should have a PhD in Geology or related field, relevant post-doctoral experience, a strong record of research accomplishments, external funding and a demonstrated capacity for teaching.

Additional information and application procedures are available at Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2017 and continue until the position is filled. . Members of the faculty will be available to discuss the position at GSA 2017. Please contact Dr Allen Gontz ( to schedule a meeting or stop by our booth.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer.