Faculty Openings : College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Faculty Position - All Ranks - Seismic Physics - Tenured or Tenure-Track
The Department of Physics at the University of Houston invites applications for a Faculty Position in Seismic Physics.
Qualified applicants at all levels will be considered for the position. Candidates are expected to have a career interest in research and teaching, and the capability of identifying and solving directed fundamental research problems whose solution would have a significant, positive impact on the ability to locate and produce hydrocarbons.
The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work within, or in cooperation, with The Mission-Oriented Seismic Research Program (M-OSRP). M-OSRP is a petroleum industry and federally supported consortium, sponsored by major oil and service companies. M-OSRP is centered and administered within the UH Physics Department. The program mentors PhD candidates in physics, and at times, in other related departments, e.g. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.
Preference will be given to candidates with academic or industrial experience and a research record in exploration seismology.
Applications should include: curriculum vitae, list of publications, at least 3 persons who could serve as references, and a cover letter describing previous teaching and research experience, and future research interests.
The material should be sent to:
The Seismic Faculty Search Committee
Department of Physics
University of Houston
617 Science and Research 1
Houston, TX 77204-5005, USA,
along with an electronic copy of all materials to
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue through Jan. 1, 2013 or until the position is filled.
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.