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Structural Geology at Stockton University
Tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for September 2016 in the area of Geology
with a specialization in Structural Geology and an interest in Tectonics and/or Geophysics. Familiarity with Field Geology
Techniques and GIS preferred. The candidate should be qualified to teach Structural Geology, Field Geology, Physical
Geology, and upper-level geoscience electives in their field of expertise such as Geophysics.
Teaching load is 12 hours each semester and could consist of lecture and lab sections as well as course offerings in the
University’s General Studies “commons”. Stockton is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
University is an innovative liberal arts and sciences college and is
currently ranked among the top ten public Masters institutions in the
northeast. The University is located in southern New Jersey on 1600
beautifully wooded acres about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours
from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and
20 minutes from Atlantic City. The Program operates a well-equipped
coastal/marine field station minutes from campus. The University has a
diverse array of undergraduate programs in the sciences including a new
66,000 sq. ft. Unified Science Center that opened in September 2013,
with a second 60,000 sq. ft. building opening in late 2017. Stockton
provides vast opportunities for interdisciplinary academic, scholarly,
and pedagogic development in the sciences and mathematics.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Screening of applications begins January 4, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply please visit: https://careers-stockton.icims.com/jobs. Only electronic documents will be accepted.
Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.
You may upload documents using; Word, PDF, JPEG or Videos either as one single file or as individual attachments.
1.) a letter of interest
2.) a curriculum vitae or resume
3.) a brief statement of your teaching philosophy and research goals
4.) Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation (e-mail letters only to: NAMS-geoltt-Search@stockton.edu.)
All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.
- All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process
should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective
September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are
required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of
employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
- Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the College at www.stockton.edu/campuspoliceor contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
- Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit;http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action.
PhD is required for appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor. Excellent teaching and scholarship is
expected. Postdoctoral experience in Structural Geology is a plus; research interests might include, but are not limited to:
macroscale structures, microscale structures, geologic mapping, kinematic studies, ore geology structures, active tectonics,
timing of deformation, paleomagnetism, seismology, and near-surface geophysics.
Cal State Bakersfield (California) is hiring a Petroleum Geologist beginning in August 2016.
This is a 1 year, full-time teaching position and the successful
applicant will be expected to teach classes in Petroleum Geology and
Subsurface Mapping / Visualization, and classes in their specialty.
Ability to teach Geophysics would be favored.
PhDs are preferred but an MS and industry experience will be considered.
is an excellent opportunity due to CSUB's location in a major
oil-producing region and our access to state-of-the-art industry
there are 2 open positions in geodynamics
(1 Postdoc and 1 PhD student) at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ Potsdam
). Please feel free to apply or forward this email to any person who might be interested.
We are searching for motivated researchers with interest in Rifting and Numerical Modelling
as members of the Helmholtz Young Investigators Group CRYSTALS
"Continental Rift Dynamics Across the Scales". The official
advertisement text can be found at the following websites and is also
pasted further below.
Candidates should apply no later than 15th of February
quoting the indicated reference numbers and combining their application
documents (letter of motivation, CV and certificates) into a single PDF
file with a size of up to 3 megabytes.
Geodynamic Modelling Section
GFZ Potsdam, Germany
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is
the national research centre for Earth sciences in Germany. With
approx. 1180 employees, the GFZ is conducting interdisciplinary
research on the “System Earth” and the influence of humans on the
planet. As a member of the Helmholtz Association, it is part of
Germany’s largest science organization.
This project is embedded in the vibrant Geodynamic Modelling Section
great expertise in numerical geodynamics ranging from mantle
convection and plumes over lithospheric-scale processes to earthquakes
1 Postdoc position (Geodynamics)
Reference No. 5/25/16 D
Project title: Structures and Dynamics of Magmatic Continental Rifts – Numerical Modelling in two and three Dimensions
aim of this project is to understand the interaction of rift tectonics
with the generation and extraction of magma. The successful candidate
will use state of the art numerical modelling software in order to
investigate magma-tectonic feed-back processes and their impact on rift
dynamics in two and three dimensions. Focus regions comprise primarily
the East African Rift System, but also the volcanic continental margins
of the South Atlantic. The project is embedded in the Helmholtz Young
Investigators Group CRYSTALS “Continental Rift Dynamics Across The
Scales: Understanding Observations Through Numerical Modelling”. It is
carried out in cooperation with the research group “General Geology” at
- develop and run computational rift models
- improve the geodynamic modelling software by introducing
partial melting and melt extraction accounting for rheological
- benchmark 2D magmatic rift models with well-studied areas of the Kenya Rift and the South Atlantic
- application to 3D rift dynamics under consideration of rift segmentation and multi-phase extension
- supervision of Master students
- Master’s degree and PhD degree in geophysics, geology or other
related disciplines at the time the position starts
- research interest in continental rifting and numerical modelling
- experience in scientific programming (e.g. C, Fortran, Python, Matlab, etc)
- ability to work independently, as well as within a multidisciplinary team
- research experience with the East African Rift System is a plus but not a must
- 1st of June 2016 or by arrangement
- 3 years
1 PhD position (Geodynamics)
Reference No. 4/25/16 D
title: Continental Rift Dynamics across the Scales – Numerical
Modelling of Ductile Localisation in Poly-Mineralic Rocks
aim of this project is to link tectonics of rifting and continental
break-up with rock deformation on the sub-centimetre scale. The
successful candidate will use state of the art numerical modelling
software in order to investigate ductile strain localisation of
poly-mineralic rocks and compare the results to laboratory rock
deformation experiments and to field observations. The project is
embedded in the Helmholtz Young Investigators Group CRYSTALS
“Continental Rift Dynamics Across The Scales: Understanding
Observations Through Numerical Modelling”. It is carried out in
cooperation with GFZ-Section 4.2 “Geomechanics and Rheology”.
- run computational models of rock deformation on centimetre-scale and analyse the results
- improve the geodynamic modelling software by introducing grain size dependent rheology
- benchmark numerical results with centimetre-scale laboratory experiments performed at GFZ
- calculate lithospheric-scale rift models that include grain
size dependent rheology with application to the East African Rift and
the South Atlantic continental margins
- present results at international conferences and in scientific publications
- Master’s degree (or equivalent, such as Bachelor’s degree with
honours) in geophysics, geology, physics or other related sciences
- research interest in continental rifting, rock deformation and numerical modelling
- basic experience in scientific programming (e.g. Python, Matlab, C, Fortran, etc)
- interest in a scientific career and in interdisciplinary project collaboration
- very good command of the English language in spoken and written form
- 1st of June 2016 or by arrangement
- 2+1 years
Geodynamic Modelling Section
GFZ Potsdam, Germany
The University of Leicester are seeking to appoint a Technician for a permanent position in the Department of Geology.
The successful applicant will be involved in the smooth running of our
Analytical Facilities, and be responsible for (amongst other things):
- providing practical advice and guidance for use of the electron microprobe and SEM.
practical expertise, advice and guidance on the sectioning of samples
(mainly geological, but include archaeological and forensic materials).
-supervising use of the Rock Sample Preparation Suite.
-participation in undergraduate field course and research based fieldwork
-ensuring demonstrations and displays are set out for UCAS and open days.
-and assisting with materials and equipment for teaching demonstrations and practical examinations.
It’s a grade 6 post so would suit a graduate, masters or PhD student with an interest in a wide variety of geological work.
On behalf of Dr Tiffany Barry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr Craig Magee
Basins Research Group (BRG),
Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College, LONDON,
Personal Website: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/c.magee
Research Group Website: http://www.basinsresearchgroup.com/
Phone: +44 (0)20 7594 6510
A full Professor position in Tectonics will be open this spring at the University of Rennes.
Information can be found at: https://geosciences.univ-rennes1.fr/spip.php?article1623
Note that the administrative formalities requested for the French citizens (habilitation, qualification) are NOT requested for non-French candidates.
UMR 6118 CNRS
Université de Rennes 1
35042 Rennes cedex
phone 33 2 23 23 67 36
mobile 33 6 20 01 58 69
fax 33 2 23 23 60 97
Please find enclosed the advertisement for a postdoctoral position at MARUM (http://www.marum.de/en/index.html
). Please feel free to forward this email to any colleague who may be interested.
Observations along Passive Margins with their Kinematics and Dynamics
by Simultaneous Restoration and Forward Modelling of Seismic Sections
deadline for the application is the 24th of February, 2016.
Applications should include a CV, a list of publications, a statement
describing research interests, the applicant's research and technical
background as they relate to the position and contact information for
Applications and questions should be directed with the reference number A265/15 electronically to:
Prof. M. Perez-Gussinye
or by post to:
Prof. M. Perez-Gussinyer
University of Bremen
Postfach 330 440
D-28334 Bremen, Germany
Prof. M. Perez-Gussinye
Center for Marine Environmental Sciences
EarthByte Group is currently advertising for a 2-year postdoc position
in computational tectonics and evolution of sedimentary basins as part
of the ARC Basin Genesis Hub:
Please circulate the ad to anyone interested in applying.
Professor of Geophysics and Director, Basin Genesis Hub
EarthByte Group | School of Geosciences | The University of Sydney
T +61 2 9036 6533
We are advertising for a permanent lectureship in Structural Geology and Tectonics
and a number of fully funded PhD studentships (the latter for EU and UK
students only I'm afraid) at Portsmouth as part of our University's
ongoing investment in our area.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Structural Geology
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
University of Nevada Reno
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) at the University of Nevada,
Reno (UNR) seeks applicants with expertise in field-oriented structural
geology. NBMG is a public service unit of UNR and serves as both the
state geologic survey of Nevada and as a research department in the UNR
College of Science. Faculty at NBMG have tenure-track academic appointments, with both research and teaching obligations. The
primary responsibilities of this position will be to develop productive
externally funded, research programs in the field of structural geology. Research
will focus on structural geology as it relates to the tectonic
evolution of Nevada, utilizing innovative approaches to detailed
geologic mapping, structural analysis of fault and folds, and
geochronology. The successful candidate
will also be expected to contribute to understanding natural resources
and geologic hazards in the context of structural settings and
deformational events. Duties will include supervising graduate students
and teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise within the
Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE).
must have a doctorate in geology or a related geoscience field by the
time of hire and a demonstrated record of research on topics related to
Structural Geology, as indicated by dissertation research, industry experience, and/or peer-reviewed publications. The
successful candidate must also have experience in field-oriented
research and a desire to conduct such research on future projects. Expertise
in geologic mapping, fault kinematics, rock mechanics, and/or
geochronology will be valued. Excellent communication skills, as
demonstrated in written application materials; commitment to public
service; potential for, or established record of publications; and
ability to attract funding are essential. We encourage candidates to explain achievable plans for funded research on Nevada-focused topics in Structural Geology in their letters of interest.
date will be July 1, 2016 or shortly thereafter, depending on
availability of the successful candidate. To apply, please visit: https:/www.unrsearch.com/postings/19454. Please
submit a letter expressing your interest in the position and research
plans; names, e-mail addresses, postal addresses, and telephone numbers
of at least three references; a complete curriculum vitae; and
electronic copies of up to three of your publications to http://jobs.unr.edu/. Application deadline is February 1, 2016. For further information about NBMG, please consult our website (http://www.nbmg.unr.edu) or contact Dr. James Faulds, NBMG Director and Search Chair, at email@example.com EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The Geology Department at Whitman College is searching for a one-year sabbatical replacement for the 2016-17 academic year.
This is a visiting position in Geology, with expertise in Structural Geology,
at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August 2016. A Ph.D. is
required. Over the course of two semesters, the successful candidate
will teach Structural Geology with lab, Introductory Physical Geology with lab, and two lecture/seminar courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
online application will prompt you to submit all of the required
materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the
candiadate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda; curriculum vitae;
the contact information for three people who will be contacted for
letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of
teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential
excellence in undergraduate instruction.
Each application should
address the candidate’s interest in working with majors and non-majors
at a liberal arts college, at all levels of undergraduate instruction.
In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a
diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their
classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an
inclusive learning environment.
To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/ , click “Faculty” and “Structural Geology”.
Review of applicants will begin March 1st and continue until the position is filled.
applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color,
sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.
For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.
Kirsten Parker Nicolaysen
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Geology
345 Boyer Ave.
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Please could you circulate the advert below to any potentially interested candidates.
Dr Martin Smith CGeol FGS, FMS
Reader in Geology
School of Environment and Technology
University of Brighton
Tel: (+44)(0)1273 642265
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geology
School of Environment and Technology
Brighton - Moulsecoomb
£33,574 to £47,801
Thursday 31 March 2016
your expertise and enthusiasm to support and strengthen our School's
work and reputation in Geology and Earth Science. You will contribute
to teaching and research in Geology and related areas, in particular
supporting our new integrated Masters programme in Geology, and help to
generate new areas of funded research and scholarship. You will
also be expected to contribute to residential field courses and to the
supervision of final year dissertations and (where appropriate)
succeed in this role you will need a degree in Geology (or cognate
science discipline) and either have, or be near to completing, a
PhD. In addition, you will have, or be able to develop,
a research profile that will complement and enhance the internationally
rated research undertaken within the School. We are particularly
interested in seeking applicants with expertise in petroleum geology,
engineering geology or structural geology, although staff from
other areas of geology which complement our existing research and
teaching strengths are welcome to apply. The appointment is for two
years in the first instance.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr. Norman Moles (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Martin Smith (email@example.com)
university offers a wide range of employee benefits including a
generous relocation and pension scheme, childcare vouchers and travel
loans. Job sharers welcome.