[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track faculty position: Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Oct 22 11:35:06 MDT 2013

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Texas
at El Paso (UTEP) announces a tenure-track faculty position to conduct
original research and strengthen existing expertise in the fields of
geophysics, tectonics, environmental sciences,
and petroleum geology. We are particularly interested in candidates who
are proficient in the acquisition, processing and/or interpretation of 2
and 3D geophysical data, can conduct regional scale studies, and have
experience using the latest geophysical characterization
techniques to improve our understanding of physical and/or hydrological
processes of the Earth.

We expect to hire at the
assistant professor level; however, candidates with exceptional
qualifications, including industry experience, may be considered for a
higher rank.

*ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT, UTEP, AND EL PASO*: The Department of Geological
Sciences at UTEP has a faculty of 15 and more than 150 graduate and
undergraduate students.
Department is housed in an attractive 90,000 sq. ft. building, which
contains faculty and student offices, laboratories, and classroom space,
with research
infrastructure that includes controlled source seismometers, passive
source seismometers, gravimeters, magnetometers, and extensive
computational and software resources.
 More information about departmental activities and facilities can be found
at our web site:
http://www.geo.utep.edu [1].
The Department also participates in interdisciplinary PhD
programs in Materials Science Engineering, Environmental Science and
Engineering, and Computational Science.

UTEP is a national research university with an enrollment of over 23,000
students, the majority of whom are Mexican-American.
 The University, which employs
nearly 3,500 faculty and staff, is located on the U.S.-Mexico border and
adjacent to the State of New Mexico.
El Paso, Texas, is the19th largest and the safest big city in the United
 UTEP’s strategic location,
student body, and faculty research and expertise are focused on a range
of topics of emerging national interest.

*REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:* A Ph.D. in the geosciences or closely related
discipline is required.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a funded
research program, to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in
research, and to teach introductory earth science as well as
higher-level courses in the candidate’s specialty.

*APPLICATION PROCEDURE:* Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2013,
and will continue until the position is filled.
 Anticipated appointment date is Fall 2014.
Applications must be submitted electronically via email in a single PDF
document with “Faculty Position Application:
YOUR NAME” in the subject line.  Complete
applications will consist of a cover letter, a detailed curriculum
vitae, complete contact information for at least three references, a
statement of teaching, and a statement
of research.  Applications should be submitted to:

Dr. Aaron A. Velasco, Chair of the Search Committee

Geological Sciences

aavelasco at utep.edu [2]


University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic
information, veteran status, or sexual orientation
in employment or the provision of services.
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