Faculty Openings : College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
Assistant Professor - Sedimentary Geology and Stratigraphy - Tenure Track
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences of the University of Houston invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the general field of Sedimentary Geology and Stratigraphy.
Candidates may conduct research on ancient or modern systems and may have expertise in areas such as facies and stratigraphic architecture, sedimentary petrology, experimental or numerical modeling, and/or reservoir characterization. Ideally the candidate will have experience with field-based research to solve fundamental geological problems.
This position is linked to the UH Energy Initiative, and we encourage applications from candidates with some industry experience.
The candidate will be expected to build a vigorous externally-funded research program, and should be able to demonstrate productivity in peer-reviewed publication. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will be expected to mentor MS and PhD students. The candidate must have completed their PhD at the time of appointment.
Candidates for the position should submit: 1) a letter of application Including statements of teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of references (letters must be received before the applications will be considered) to:
Dr. Janok Bhattacharya, Chair,
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Room 312 Science Research 1
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, Texas 77204-5007.
Signed reference letters may be submitted by referees as attached files via email to Penny Maher firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information can be obtained by viewing the departmental web page at http://www.geosc.uh.edu/ or by calling the Department at (713) 743-3399.
Candidate evaluation will begin January 20, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. We expect to fill the position by August, 2013.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.