[ES_JOBS_NET] Petroleum Geosciences Faculty position, Penn State University

Tess Russo russo at psu.edu
Tue Oct 28 15:47:48 MDT 2014

Department of Geosciences and The Institute for Natural Gas Research (INGaR)
Job Number: 54242

The Department of Geosciences (http://www.geosc.psu.edu/) at The
Pennsylvania State University is pleased to announce a new tenure track
position in the broad area of Petroleum Geosciences. We seek applicants
whose research interests address fundamental geoscience questions in areas
relevant to petroleum geosystems including, but not limited to exploration
geophysics, multi-channel seismic imaging, petrophysics, borehole
geophysics, reservoir geomechanics, basin analysis, geodynamics, structural
geology, sedimentary geology and stratigraphy, geochemistry, or geofluids.
This position is part of a group hiring initiative within the newly formed
Institute of Natural Gas Research (INGaR). The Geoscience hire will likely
contribute to the Discovery and Exploration component of INGaR and
complement existing Department of Geosciences strengths.

We expect to fill this position at a junior-to-mid-career level, although,
in exceptional cases, a senior hire may be possible. Applicants must have a
doctorate in geosciences or a related discipline. The successful candidate
will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels, to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded
research program, to supervise and support graduate students (M.S. and
Ph.D.) in their research, and to contribute to the operation of the
department, college, university, and profession. Demonstrated experience
with or a significant interest in working with industry is expected.

The successful candidate will be aligned with the interests of the
Institute but have their academic tenure home in the Department of

Evaluation of applicants will begin on *January 15, 2015.* Applicants
should submit a cover letter, a statement of professional interests
(research and teaching), a curriculum vita, and the names and addresses of
three references.

Questions about this position may be directed to Kevin Furlong, chair of
the search committee, at kpf1 at psu.edu.

Employment will require successful completion of background checks in
accordance with University policies. Penn State is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment
opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and
other protected groups.

Tess A. Russo
Assistant Professor
Department of Geosciences
Pennsylvania State University

310 Deike Building
University Park, PA 16802
russo at psu.edu
(814) 865-7389
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