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Open Rank Faculty Position in Petroleum or Sedimentary Geology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette invites applications for an open-rank (tenured or tenure track) faculty position in Petroleum or Sedimentary Geology that is expected to begin in August 2017. The rank of this position will be determined based on qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to put together a dynamic research program in the area of Petroleum and/or Sedimentary Geology and will mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as stratigraphy, sedimentary petrology, subsurface mapping, and basin analysis. A Ph.D. is required at the time of hire. The School of Geosciences  houses the programs of Geology (B.S. and M.S. degrees) and Environmental Science (B.S. degree with a M.S. to begin in August 2017). The School includes 11 faculty members, four full time instructors, a research scientist, lab technician, and approximately 150 total undergraduate majors and 85 graduate students. There are many opportunities for collaboration with local industry, institutes, and centers, as well as within other departments and colleges.

To be considered for this position, send as a single PDF file that includes your name in the title, an application letter, CV, separate statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information (post and email) of four references to The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. David Borrok ( The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minority group members and women.