Faculty Openings : College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Exploration Geophysics - 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 to Full Professor level in the field of Exploration Geophysics, specializing in reflection seismic processing, imaging, and interpretation.
We seek candidates of outstanding ability in signal processing, algorithm development, and seismic data analysis. Strength in subjects such as elastic-wave propagation, tomography, migration, and inversion will be especially valued.
The successful candidate should have the ability to use high-performance computing to image, visualize, and interpret seismic data and will have use of our wide variety of seismic software packages, hardware systems, and geophysical data. The successful candidate will participate with an enthusiastic team of geophysics faculty and students in one of the leading energy communities in the world. Preference will be given to candidates with related industry experience. Exceptional research productivity, external funding (federal, state or industry), and a strong publication history will be expected. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels including mentoring of MS and PhD students.
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 email@example.com.
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.