Tenure-track Faculty Position in Sedimentology/Sedimentary Petrology


The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston invites applicants for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the broad areas of sedimentology and sedimentary petrology. We encourage applicants with a research focus on any aspect of modern or ancient sedimentary systems who integrates field, laboratory, theoretical, and/or modeling approaches to the study of sedimentary deposits.

The successful candidate will join a department of 32 tenure-track faculty with diverse expertise in tectonics, petroleum geology, exploration geophysics, isotope geochemistry, remote sensing, and anticipated growth in the study of sedimentology/sedimentary petrology. The successful candidate will be expected to build a vigorous externally funded research program and demonstrate productivity via peer-reviewed publication. Candidates will also be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as to mentor M.S. and Ph.D. students. We expect to fill this position by August, 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Earth Science or a related field at the time of the appointment. We will begin reviewing applications by December 1, 2017.

Application Procedures: Candidates should submit: 1) a letter of application including statement of teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a list of possible references. Applications should be submitted online through: https://jobs.uh.edu/. A background check is required prior to interviewing. Further information can be obtained on the departmental web page at http://www.eas.uh.edu or by calling 713-743-3399.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

posted: 31 October 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.