[ES_JOBS_NET] Hamilton Chair in Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri Nov 27 15:11:14 MST 2015

Hamilton Chair in Earth Sciences

Position No. 06029. The Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences 
at SMU announces a search to fill a named tenure-track or tenured 
professorship (the rank is open) honoring WB Hamilton. We solicit 
nominations and applications from earth scientists who maintain vigorous 
and sustainable research programs and who have a commitment to full 
participation in the educational mission of the department to provide 
professional training in a liberal arts environment. As the fourth 
holder of the chair established in 1921, the successful candidate will 
extend existing departmental strengths in earth science. The 
department's focus is on pure research to understand Earth history and 
geologic processes with applied research on problems in the national 
interest such as climate and environmental change, earthquake seismology 
including induced seismicity, natural hazards, nuclear test ban 
monitoring and resources including geothermal energy. The expected start 
date is August 1, 2016.

Applications can be submitted electronically to sschwob at smu.edu or in 
writing to:

Professor John Walther
Search Committee Chair, Department of Earth Sciences,
Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 0395
Dallas TX 75275
Applicants should include curriculum vitae, statements of research and 
teaching interests, and contact information for three references. To 
insure full consideration applications must be received by December 5, 
2015, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the 
position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its 
employment decisions after the position is filled.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or 
activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, 
age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual 
orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director 
for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle 
inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the 
Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 
75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity at smu.edu.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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