[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Position in Sedimentology or Geophysics at Texas Tech University

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Oct 28 16:45:00 MDT 2015

*Tenure-Track Position in Sedimentology or Geophysics at Texas Tech

The Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University seeks applicants for
a tenure-track, assistant professor position in either sedimentology or
geophysics to start Fall 2016. A PhD in an Earth Science or closely related
discipline at time of appointment is required.

We seek a dynamic researcher and teacher who uses innovative field,
laboratory and/or modeling approaches in either targeted area.  *For
sedimentology, we seek candidates with expertise in sandstone, mudstone or
carbonate sedimentary systems. *For geophysics, we seek candidates with a
specialty in seismology or CSEM/MT methods. The geophysics candidate’s main
area of research should be in imaging and interpreting crust and
lithospheric features and whose interests include the basin scale. A letter
of application including contact information for three references, vita,
and short statements of research and teaching philosophies can be uploaded
at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/ requisition #5155BR.

We seek candidates with strong records of scholarship who have the proven
capacity or the clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to
Texas Tech University. The department (www.geosciences.ttu.edu) has active
research specialties in geology, geophysics, geochemistry, geography, and
atmospheric science. We have ~400 undergraduate majors and ~85 graduate
students. Texas Tech is located in Lubbock on the edge of the Permian
Basin. The region appreciates the social and economic importance of
geoscience research due to the importance of petroleum and groundwater
resources to the national economy. Teaching duties include graduate and
undergraduate courses in the candidate’s specialty. Service to the
department, university, and discipline is expected.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech
University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse
faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
We encourage applications from qualified candidates who can contribute,
through research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community at Texas Tech University.  The university welcomes
applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities,
and dual-career couples.  Evaluation of candidates will begin November 11,
2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Department representatives
will be available to discuss the position at the GSA Annual Meeting (1-4
November) in Baltimore, Maryland. Questions should be sent to Dr. Jeff Lee,
Search Committee Chair: jeff.lee at ttu.edu.
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