Position Intro The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position for the 2019-2020 academic year in paleontology or biogeochemistry at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019.
Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
The successful candidate will teach historical geology, paleontology or biogeochemistry at the intermediate level, and will develop an introductory-level Freshman Writing Seminar based on his or her expertise.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geology or Earth Science at the time of appointment.
Optional Vassar Description
Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates located in the Hudson River Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The Earth Science program emphasizes surficial processes and is active in the environmental studies program. The program has ~20 students and graduates 4-8 students per year.
Instrumentation in the department includes rock crushing and thin sectioning equipment; Bruker Phaser X-ray diffractometer; particle size analyzer; lake and soil coring equipment; sedimentology, paleoclimatology, and clay mineralogy laboratories; and GIS computer lab. In addition, the department shares an ICP-MS, a Dionex ion chromatograph, and a Bruker Tracer portable XRF spectrometer with the Department of Chemistry. The College also owns a 500-acre ecological preserve with a laboratory field station, groundwater teaching wells, and a meteorological station.
Candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and descriptions of the proposed courses to Jill Schneiderman, Chair, Department of Earth Science and Geography, Vassar College, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place the text “Visiting Assistant Professor position” in the subject line of the email.
Deadline for Applications
Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The U.S. Geological Survey has a senior scientist vacancy and would like to post it on your site. The position is Senior Scientist Advisor for Earthquakes and Geologic Hazards. Please let me know if you can post it and I will send you the full announcement. Thank you.
USGS Executive Resources
I sent a message on 2/5 about posting a vacancy announcement at the US Geological Survey for a Senior Science Advisor for Earthquakes and Geologic Hazards. Please let me know if you are willing to post it and what you need from me. Thank you.
UNOLS is pleased to announce that the US National Science Foundation together with the Office of Naval Research and the State of Hawaii have provided funding for a Chief Scientist Training Cruise Opportunity with an emphasis on Biological and Chemical Oceanographic research. The research cruise will take place in June 2019 (15-24 June 2019) aboard the R/V Kilo Moana. The cruise will depart from and arrive into Honolulu, HI. Participants will help plan and execute 10 days of at-sea oceanographic research that will take advantage of shipboard and PI supplied equipment to address scientific questions related to the role of biology in regulating vertical exchanges of bioelements between the upper ocean and the ocean’s interior waters. The research cruise will focus on biogeochemical and ecological dynamics at Station ALOHA (22°45´N, 158°W), field site for the Hawaii Ocean Time-series program in the subtropical North Pacific Ocean. The wealth of contextual information available from decades of research at this field site will help guide the scientific foci for this training cruise. Pre-cruise meetings and workshops will be used to identify participant-specific research questions and objectives.
Please share this opportunity with your colleagues and anyone else you think might be interested!
The Chief Scientist Training Cruise will include:
Pre-cruise video-conferences (dates TBD in April and May) and an in-person, pre-cruise workshop (June 13-14) to familiarize participants with key steps in the planning and execution of a successful research cruise
Participant-led development of scientific hypotheses and cruise objectives
Development of shipboard sampling plans that maximize efficient use of the shared resources (e.g., ship time, equipment, supplies)
Familiarization with pre-departure and post-cruise coordination activities
A 10-day research cruise aboard the R/V Kilo Moana (15-24 June, 2019)
On-board training with shipboard scientific equipment
Collection of biological and chemical datasets that can inform collaborative synthesis efforts
The goal of this program is to help early-career marine scientists (e.g., PhD students, postdocs and new faculty) plan and write effective cruise proposals, develop collaborative sampling strategies and plans to address key scientific questions, become familiar with shipboard equipment and sampling at sea, and communicate major findings through writing of manuscripts and cruise reports.
Travel costs and research supplies will be provided. Space is limited. To apply you must be an employee, trainee, or student (U.S. Citizen or permanent resident) at a U.S. institution or a U.S. citizen working abroad.
To be considered, applications must be received by March 18, 2019. Please complete the on-line application at:
This application will request basic contact and demographic information, as well as research background and interests in order to aid participant selection.
RESEARCH POSITIONS AT SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UCSD
OCEANS & ATMOSPHERE SECTION
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego (http://scripps.ucsd.edu) invites applications for one or more full-time Researcher positions to be funded by extramural research grants and contracts in any of the research areas listed below. The Researcher series at SIO parallels the Professor series in terms of research and service, but it carries no teaching requirements. Researchers receive nine-month appointments with 25% salary support from institutional sources. Researchers are expected to establish an externally funded research program that provides the remainder of their salary support, including an opportunity for summer salary. Researchers at SIO often obtain lecturer appointments in the SIO department and serve as graduate student advisors.
We seek motivated, broad-thinking scientists to develop vigorous research groups and provide intellectual leadership in their fields while complementing existing expertise in the Oceans and Atmosphere Section. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in research as well as service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Researcher level, but exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for the Associate Researcher or Full Researcher levels.
Observational Ocean Acoustics: We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in passive and/or active ocean acoustics, bio-acoustics, acoustic sensing technology development, acoustic signal processing, environmental parameter inversions, or other closely related fields.
Observational Oceanography: We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in observing the ocean on local, regional, basin, or global scales involving sea-going oceanography, sustained ocean observations, observational air-sea interactions, satellite oceanography, coastal oceanography, nearshore processes, natural hazards, or other closely related fields.
The positions require a PhD in a relevant field at time of application and candidates should have a competitive record of publication, as well as evidence of the ability to conduct and fund an active research program consistent with career level. Salary will depend on the experience of the successful applicants and will be based on the UCSD pay scales.
For full consideration, please apply by the 7/1/19 deadline at:
SIO is a world-renowned center of marine research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean, biological and atmospheric sciences. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).
Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth Science & Geography
Department: Earth Science & Geography Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001582
About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position for the 2019-2020 academic year in paleontology or biogeochemistry at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall 2019 semester.
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.
The successful candidate will teach historical geology, paleontology or biogeochemistry at the intermediate level, and will develop an introductory-level First-year Writing Seminar based on his or her expertise. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geology or Earth Science at the time of appointment.
Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates located in the Hudson River Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The Earth Science program emphasizes surficial processes and is active in the environmental studies program. The program has ~20 students and graduates 4-8 students per year.
Instrumentation in the department includes rock crushing and thin sectioning equipment; Bruker Phaser X-ray diffractometer; particle size analyzer; lake and soil coring equipment; sedimentology, paleoclimatology, and clay mineralogy laboratories; and GIS computer lab.
In addition, the department shares an ICP-MS, a Dionex ion chromatograph, and a Bruker Tracer portable XRF spectrometer with the Department of Chemistry. The College also owns a 500-acre ecological preserve with a laboratory field station, groundwater teaching wells, and a meteorological station. These resources are available to faculty for teaching and research. Department majors frequently work with faculty on field- based and laboratory research. Faculty are also encouraged to pursue their own research and funds are available for research supplies and travel to present work at conferences.
In addition, departmental resources allow for field trips to areas throughout the United States.
Candidates should send a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), at least three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, and descriptions of the proposed intermediate and introductory writing courses to Jill Schneiderman, Chair, Department of Earth Science and Geography, Vassar College, email@example.com. Please place the text "Visiting Assistant Professor position" in the subject line of the email.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Required Applicant Documents
Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
All applicants must apply online at: http://apptrkr.com/1397556.
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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EARTH SCIENCES (OCEANOGRAPHY/GEOLOGY) INSTRUCTOR - TENURE TRACK
LOCATION: GROSSMONT COLLEGE
To apply the direct link is: https://jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52102
The Department of Geosciences at Skidmore College invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to begin fall 2019. We seek a broadly trained geologist with strong teaching capabilities in solid Earth processes and Deep Time to offer both introductory and advanced classes. During the 2019-2020 academic year, the successful candidate will be expected to teach two sections of an introductory, laboratory course on Earthquakes and Volcanoes, an intermediate-level, laboratory course in Earth Materials, and an advanced seminar on Tectonics or a similar topic in the instructor’s area of expertise. Additional capabilities in any of the following areas are desirable: structural geology, Earth history, tectonic hazards, natural resources, and related fields. The College seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, welcoming applicants from historically under-represented groups and/or those who have experience teaching diverse student populations. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in an appropriate Earth science discipline or closely related field is required, and prior teaching experience is desirable.
Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.
Candidates should submit the application electronically through Skidmore’s Human Resources website.
The application includes a cover letter; a C.V.; and a statement of teaching interests/experience/methods (1-2 pages). The cover letter should include information describing how the candidate will contribute to making the Department and College more inclusive and welcoming to students of diverse backgrounds. Additionally, candidates should request three references to submit letters on the candidate’s behalf. These letters should be submitted prior to the application deadline.
Review of materials will begin on March 25, with applications accepted until the position is filled.
A Ph.D. in an appropriate Earth science discipline or closely related field is required.
Apply here: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/2884
Hi we are hiring for new full-time faculty in Environmental/Earth Science and Marine Biology. If you’re interested ... please share/apply! Applications due March 31.
The Ohio University Department of Geological Sciences would like to post a faculty opening to your members. Please contact me with directions and pricing information.
The University of Texas at Austin invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences effective September 1, 2019.
Additional information regarding the position can be found at http://www.jsg.utexas.edu/people/employment-opportunities/dean/.
Applications and nominations should include a curriculum vitae and a list of administrative accomplishments. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be sent electronically and in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Texas at Austin
invites applications and nominations for the position of
Dean, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences
effective September 1, 2019
The Jackson School is one of the largest and most respected geoscience programs in the country. The school (www.jsg.utexas.edu) includes the Bureau of Economic Geology, the Department of Geological Sciences, and the Institute for Geophysics. It employs approximately 150 full‐time faculty and research scientists who work together with 100 technical staff members and postdocs to address fundamental questions in geosciences, foster a diverse community of collaboration, and provide world-class education for approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students. With an endowment of approximately $450 million and an average annual income of $88 million, the school provides an unprecedented opportunity for its leader to have a major impact on the field of geoscience well into the future.
We seek a visionary leader with proven scientific and administrative skills who will work with the faculty and research scientists to develop the Jackson School to its full potential and who will represent the school effectively to the university administration, to the state and national political leadership, and to the public. At UT Austin, all academic deans report to the Executive Vice President and Provost of the university.
Preferred qualifications include: (1) creative leadership capable of growing synergies within the school and interfacing with other programs within the university; (2) distinguished scholarship with a strong research record and experience in academia, including teaching; (3) administrative and financial experience that demonstrates vision, managerial ability, and communication skills; (4) commitment to balancing academic and research excellence with the diverse missions of the three units within the school; (5) commitment to creating and retaining a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace, and (6) ability to engage alumni and donors and increase philanthropy.
Additional information regarding the position can be found at http://www.jsg.utexas.edu/people/employment-opportunities/dean/
Applications and nominations should include a curriculum vitae and a list of administrative accomplishments. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be sent electronically and in confidence to: email@example.com
The University of Texas at Austin is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can learn, research, create, work and thrive free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and misconduct. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UT Austin complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The university is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
FACULTY POSITION IN BIOGEOCHEMISTRY AT THE LAND-WATER INTERFACE
The Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is seeking applications from highly qualified candidates to fill a tenure track faculty position in environmental biogeochemistry focusing on interactions at the land-water interface.
The candidate’s research focus may include, but is not limited to: studying nutrient source tracking; measuring transport, transformation, and fate of nutrients and carbon in watersheds; or studying the effects of land-use on nutrient and elemental fluxes at a variety of temporal and spatial scales. Applicants with expertise in field and/or experimental approaches are especially encouraged to apply, though applicants who primarily use modelling approaches will also be considered.
We are seeking to hire a scientist whose research program will integrate with existing research strengths within UMCES and will address both fundamental and applied problems. The successful candidate will be expected to develop externally funded and innovative research programs, participate actively in graduate-level student education, and collaborate across disciplinary boundaries. The appointment will be full time tenure track with 75% salary support. Preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates at all faculty ranks will be considered.
Excellent opportunities are available for collaborative, interdisciplinary research on a wide range of environmental science topics at HPL/UMCES. Current research areas among the 25 faculty members at the Horn Point Laboratory include Aquaculture and Restoration Ecology, Microbial Ecology, Aquatic and Sedimentary Biogeochemistry, Plankton Ecology, Wetlands Ecology, Physical Oceanography of Estuaries and Coasts, Sediment Transport, Coupled Physical-Biological Modeling, Remote Sensing, and Ecological Forecasting. There is also potential for collaboration with colleagues throughout the three other laboratories that compose UMCES as well as other branches of the University System of Maryland (USM). Within UMCES there are strong programs in Estuarine Ecology, Fisheries Science, Chemical Oceanography and Toxicology at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons; Microbiology, Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore; and Air and Water Quality, Forest and Agriculture Management and Biodiversity Conservation at the Appalachian Environmental Laboratory in Frostburg. Additional research opportunities are available through various institutional mechanisms. For example, UMCES is a partner within CINAR, a NOAA-funded Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region (http://www.cinar.org/). These efforts are part of a larger UMCES commitment to translating scientific knowledge to resource managers and policymakers in support of sustainable ecosystems. Close proximity to the Washington-Baltimore area and its three airports fosters collaborative opportunities with other non-UMCES research institutions, facilitates travel to more distant research sites and scientific meetings, and promotes access to major funding agency headquarters.
The location and facilities at HPL support a wide array of estuarine and marine research activities. HPL is located on 344 ha of waterfront preserve along the shore of the Choptank River estuary that opens into Chesapeake Bay. This geographical location enables faculty to develop research programs on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, the largest estuarine system in the United States, and on the coastal bays and ocean, which are within two hours’ drive. HPL offers outstanding facilities including a modern Aquaculture and Restoration Ecology Laboratory, an analytical services laboratory for nutrient and other chemical analyses, a cell-analysis facility equipped with epifluorescence microscopes and flow cytometers, and a biohazard-2 facility. In addition, multiple high performance computer clusters are available on campus. Field studies at HPL are supported by a diversity of outboard powered boats and a 24.7m research vessel, specifically designed for estuarine and coastal research (http://www.umces.edu/research-fleet).
UMCES faculty advise and mentor graduate students through the Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences (MEES) graduate program (https://www.umces.edu/mees), a highly interdisciplinary, multi-campus graduate program in marine and environmental science. The program’s strength is drawn from the diverse expertise of its faculty affiliated with several USM institutions, as well as from government and non-government agencies. Faculty members are expected to teach one graduate course every other year and mentor graduate students in the MEES/UMCES joint program. Fellowships, teaching assistantships, and travel funds for graduate students are available through H
The School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) is pleased to announce that our 2019 Geology field camp is now open to all non UL Lafayette students.
6 weeks - Summer 2019 - 6 credits
May 20 to June 30, 2019
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
The NEW Department of Geosciences (currently Center for Integrative Geosciences) at the University of Connecticut would like to share the following posting for the open position of Assistant Professor in Residence.
We welcome your applications.
Research Director at an Interdisciplinary Science Non-Profit
Aspen Global Change Institute has a new position opening for a Research Director to join our team. We're seeking a creative, curious, collaborative, entrepreneurial, and forward-thinking individual with an Earth science research background and a strong track record of prior scientific achievement. For a complete description, please visit our website: https://www.agci.org/career-opportunities
• Develop, acquire funding, and implement a 21st century global change research agenda
• Contribute to the overall leadership and strategic direction of the Institute
• Provide scientific oversight to a watershed bioclimatic monitoring network
• Elevate the scientific profile of AGCI
The Aspen Global Change Institute is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and to ensuring an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We welcome people of all identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply. Our employment decisions are based on our organizational needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, family or parental status, disability, age, national origin, or any other protected status.
Please submit your application through ZipRecruiter:
Applications are due May 30, 2019.
Additional applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis thereafter until a suitable candidate is appointed.
Bates College is seeking an Assistant in Instruction - Geology. Apply here: http://apply.interfolio.com/61820
Bates is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, with a long history of commitments to principles of human dignity and diversity.
Founded by abolitionists in 1855, Bates has been coeducational and has welcomed students regardless of race and ethnicity since its founding. The college’s commitment to academic excellence, intellectual exploration, inclusivity, and engaged citizenship defines its character.
Bates offers a rigorous and highly personalized education that centers on deep and sustained interactions among students, faculty, and community. Bates engages the forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology — that are transforming higher education and the world into which our students graduate.
Bates has about 2,000 students from a wide variety of backgrounds. The student body represents 44 states and 53 countries; approximately 23 percent are domestic students of color, 7 percent of students are international, and 13 percent of all students are first generation to college.
The College has 210 faculty members and 750 staff and administrative employees. As one of the top employers in the state, Bates recruits its faculty and staff nationally, regionally, and locally. They consist of diverse individuals with a broad range of intellectual, professional, and personal experience.
Bates is proud of its deep roots in the Lewiston/Auburn community, an urban center with a demographically diverse population of approximately 65,000 people. With a rich industrial past, Lewiston/ Auburn has seen great transition in the last 30 years and offers opportunities for cultural enrichment and meaningful community-engaged learning and leadership. Bates is located on a beautiful, 109-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, a small city enjoying an exciting economic and cultural revitalization. Bates is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 340 miles north of New York City.
Reporting to the Department of Geology Chair, the Assistant in Instruction in Geology supports introductory courses, field experiences off campus, lab instruction and participates in departmental activities and programs during the academic year. This position is also responsible for participating in curriculum and professional development.
Click here to learn more about the Geology department at Bates College or go to https://www.bates.edu/geology/
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on May 9, 2019.
The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Geology. Master’s degree preferred.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a geologist in an academic, government or industry environment.
• Excellent curricular design and assessment skills in earth sciences at the undergraduate level.
• Excellent teaching skills.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; ability to synthesize complex or diverse information.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong presentation skills and ability to develop dynamic presentations.
• Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and to serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.
• Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision and within established guidelines.
• Demonstrated interest in and ability to learn new content, skills, and teaching strategies.
• Proficiency in basic data management systems and basic computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Office, Google Suite, email and the internet).
• Computational expertise in the earth sciences (such as ArcGIS, STELLA, MATLAB, R, statistical programs, and field GPS).
• Experience in designing/maintaining websites and in using web design software (WordPress).
• Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
• Impeccable organizational (time, task, project management) skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships. Must be flexible, collaborative and have a positive attitude.
• Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings and other non-traditional schedules, if necessary.
• Personal commitment to excellence and the mission of a top-tier small liberal arts college.
• Demonstrated ability to work productively in a diverse and multi-disciplinary academic and research environment.
• Position requires the successful completion of a background check and physical.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
1. Ability to lift and transport up t
The California State Water Resources Control Board has an opening for an Engineering Geologist in the Groundwater Management Program, located in Sacramento. Please see the link for more information and pass this along to people who may be interested.
The Gordon Research Conference (GRC) in Geochronology has funds from NSF to sponsor 10 students and early career professionals to attend the 2019 GRC in Geochronology. This GRC aims to foster interactions among scientists and formulate strategies for synergistically exploiting opportunities and reducing limitations of current technology, infrastructure, and scientific culture. The inaugural Geochronology GRC invites contributions that develop and apply geochronology to a wide range of topics in Earth system and biotic evolution, describe novel approaches, highlight geochronologic needs, and foreshadow future developments.
The GRC will provide reimbursement to the awardees for up to $1655 per award, to cover the GRC registration fee (which includes lodging and meals) and some travel costs. Applicants not based at a U.S. institution are only eligible for conference registration fees, but not travel expenses (due to NSF rules).
· Be planning to attend and submit an abstract to the 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Geochronology (https://www.grc.org/geochronology-conference/2019/)
· As of the application date, be a student or early career professional working in geochronology or using geochronology in their research. ‘Early career is defined here as including pre-tenure faculty, post-docs, and for scientists in non-TT positions those who are within 7 years of PhD. Career breaks may justify extending the 7 years; please indicate this in your application.)
· Send the following to Leah Morgan (email@example.com), and indicate in your email whether you are a student or early career professional. Applications will be evaluated based on the merit of the application materials, and career stage will be considered when reviewing applications.
o A one-page explanation of your professional goals, with specific reference to how your goals are related to geochronology, and how your attendance at the 2019 Geochronology GRC will help you reach these goals.
o Your CV
o The abstract you intend to submit to the GRC
Application deadline May 28, 2019
Moore Foundation Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative funding opportunity for investigator awards
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative is soliciting pre-applications for investigator awards. Our goal with the awards is to provide scientists with the resources and flexibility to pursue innovative, risky research that has high potential for illuminating how aquatic symbioses involving microbes function, and how these interactions shape ecology and evolution in marine and freshwater habitats.
We invite applications from emerging and established aquatic symbiosis research leaders, as well as scientists and engineers who may not have worked extensively on the topic but who have essential perspectives, methods, and technologies to bring in. This particular opportunity is only open to individuals to apply. There is no limit to the number of applicants who may apply from an institution.
To be eligible for this competition, applicants must:
• Hold a tenured or tenure-track position (or equivalent) for a minimum of four years, with the first appointment no later than June 3, 2015;
• Have served as principal investigator on one or more major, competitive research grants (for example, NSF, NASA, ERC, DFG, Wellcome Trust, Moore Foundation).
We anticipate different eligibility requirements for future funding opportunities and encourage prospective applicants to stay tuned for more information.
We recognize the value of diversity and encourage individuals from all identities and backgrounds to apply. The initiative expects successful candidates will represent a variety of scientific perspectives and disciplines to enhance the diversity of tools, ideas and approaches used to address outstanding questions in aquatic symbiosis. Applications are welcome from scientists based in the United States and internationally.
We anticipate supporting approximately 12 scientists for five years (2020-2025) who represent both early and established career stages and include both current and emerging leaders in their fields. Investigators will convene at an annual symposium to share research findings and build connections across symbiosis researchers. Awards will range from approximately $200K-$400K/year in direct costs.
The deadline for submitting a pre-application is June 3, 2019 at 23:59 PDT.
POST-DOCTORAL TEACHING ASSOCIATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HYDROGEOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE - KNOXVILLE
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (http://web.eps.utk.edu) at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (UTK) invites applications for a full-time, Post-doctoral Teaching Associate position in Environmental Hydrogeology starting August 1, 2019. The position is initially for 1 year (9 month appointment with pay and benefits distributed over 12 months). Prospects for renewal are very good. The successful candidate will be expected to teach environmental and/or physical geology at the 100-level, as well as upper division undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in Hydrogeology. They will also be encouraged to participate in the department’s undergraduate Environmental Studies program, to collaborate on research projects, and to work on their own research. Located in East Tennessee, close to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, UTK is the State’s flagship research institution. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is housed in a new, state-of-the art building, and is comprised of an energetic group of tenure-track and research faculty, post-doctoral associates, and over 150 graduate and undergraduate students. For more information about the position contact Professor Ed Perfect (865-974-6017, firstname.lastname@example.org). To apply, send your Curriculum Vitae, statements of their teaching and research interests, and contact information for 3 academic references in PDF format to Professor Perfect. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a faculty member in the field of solid Earth geophysics at the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) level. We are looking for an outstanding scientist who will establish an innovative, externally-funded research program and will be committed to both teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant is expected to develop a vibrant research program that contributes to the understanding of the dynamics and evolution of the solid Earth and complements existing strengths within the Jackson School. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to, seismology, geodesy, and geodynamics. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Geological Sciences is part of the Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG), which also includes two research units, the Institute for Geophysics and the Bureau of Economic Geology. With over 190 research scientists and faculty, the Jackson School of Geosciences is one of the largest academic earth science schools in the country. The University of Texas is also home to the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences and the Texas Advanced Computing Center. The University is located in a thriving metropolitan area with a dynamic, multicultural community of over 1 million people. The department is interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community and we strongly encourage applications from all underrepresented groups. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and or service, and a list of at least three individuals who would be able to provide letters of reference. Submit copies of these materials online at https://apply.interfolio.com/63707 . Questions concerning the application process or receipt of application materials should be sent to Patrick Stafford (email@example.com).
Two Tenure Track Positions in Earth History
The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in fields broadly related to understanding the history and evolution of Earth's surface, atmosphere, and oceans over a range of timescales. We seek creative colleagues working to understand the coupling and feedbacks between Earth-surface processes, deep-Earth processes, ocean dynamics, and/or climate. We are especially interested in applicants who integrate modeling, laboratory, and/or field techniques and whose research and teaching would complement existing departmental strengths in geobiology, geochemistry, and geophysics. The Department of Geosciences is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) and, along with the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI), houses research programs spanning a broad range of Earth Systems Science. Successful applicants will be expected to engage with our research and teaching community by developing vigorous, externally funded research programs, contributing to the Department's undergraduate and graduate teaching mission, and working to advance equity and inclusion in geosciences. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment. We anticipate filling the positions at the Assistant Professor level, but applications at higher rank may be considered in exceptional circumstances. Appointments could begin as early as July 1, 2020. Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted online and include: (i) cover letter; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) statement of research plans and vision; (iv) statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (v) statement describing ideas for fostering diversity, inclusion and equity within the department and the applicant's research community; and (vi) names and contact information for three references. Questions about the position should be directed to Liz Hajek, Search Committee Chair, at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. The Pennsylvania State University`s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences takes an active role in building talented, inclusive and culturally competent workforce. We understand that our shared future is guided by basic principles of fairness, mutual respect, and commitment to each other. Applicants should share this commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement that creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace.
Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1468348
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Arcadis is seeking detail oriented, well organized, dependable Geologists or Environmental Scientists to join our class firm nationwide. This entry level full-time position requires strict adherence to health and safety procedures, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and excellent communication skills. Arcadis’ annual performance-based evaluations provide an opportunity for candidates to advance their career within the company.
Responsibilities will include a combination of field and office related tasks and may include travel for extended periods.
Field activities may include the following:
• Oversight of drilling operations (installing monitoring wells and soil or rock descriptions)
• Soil, groundwater, and air sampling in compliance with State and Federal standards
• Emergency response
• Operation and maintenance of subsurface remediation systems
• Subcontractor oversight
• Aquifer pump testing
• Underground and aboveground storage tank inspection, testing, and repair/alteration oversight
Office responsibilities may include the following:
• Data management (compilation, manipulation, and evaluation of data)
• Assisting with writing and preparing technical reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda
• Preparing cost estimates and proposals
• Coordinating work schedules with subcontractors
• Conducting project related research (historical data, regulations, etc.)
• Preparing periodic status/program reports
• Figure/map/boring log production
While this position requires both field and office work, the candidate should expect to spend 60 to 80% of their time in the field. Candidates must have a good driving record, be willing to work outside in all weather conditions and for extended periods. Field work may be performed at project sites with environmental media (e.g., soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, etc.) that has been impacted with hazardous substances and/or hazardous wastes. Candidates must also be able to meet the physical demands associated with performing field work, including lifting heavy equipment, working in a standing position for extended periods of time, etc.
Candidates must be proficient with MS Word and MS Excel. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and strong interpersonal communication skills, multi-tasking skills, efficient time management, and the flexibility required to support different project managers concurrently.
If you are interested, please email Adam Gersh at: email@example.com with the subject line "NABG" and include a resume.
1-Year Faculty Position in Sedimentary Geology
The Geology Department at Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a 1-year sabbatical replacement position beginning July 1, 2019 to teach courses and assist with senior thesis supervision. We seek a candidate eager to interact with talented undergraduates in a liberal arts college environment where teaching and research are emphasized. Teaching responsibilities are expected to include Sedimentology and Earth History, each with lab, plus Introductory Geology and one other non-lab course determined through discussion between the candidate and department.
Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially invite applications from women and members of under-represented groups. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.
Applicants should e-mail to GeoFacSearch@pomona.edu a dossier including 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a summary of research plans, and 5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants should arrange to have two letters of reference sent directly to the search e-mail address. Hard copies of materials may be mailed to Geology Faculty Search, c/o Lori Keala, Geology Department, 185 E. Sixth Street, Claremont, CA 91711.
Web address: https://www.pomona.edu/academics/departments/geology; refer questions to Dr. Eric Grosfils (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; 909-621-8673). Review of completed applications will begin July 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Earth Sciences in Cambridge is advertising two full professorships. These are :
1/ The Professorship of Mineralogy & Petrology (which has previously been held by Professors CE Tilley, Alex Deer, Ron Oxburgh and Ekhard Salje): http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/21830/
2/ The Professorship of Geophysics (which has previously been held by Professors EC Bullard, Chris Chapman, Jack Jacobs and Bob White): http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/21829/
Further particulars for both can be found at https://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships
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