The Department of Geosciences, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Tenure-track Faculty Position in Basin Analysis (pne121015)
The Department of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) has an open tenure-track faculty position in the field of basin analysis. The position is at the Assistant Professor level and will commence during the 2013-2014 academic year. The successful candidate should have interests in fundamental processes of basin architecture and evolution, and in the application of basin analysis to energy and environmental issues. We seek individuals with the potential to develop a vibrant, sustained, externally funded research program that complements existing departmental strengths and who will contribute effectively to the Department's educational programs at the BS, BA, MS and PhD levels.
This position is part of a departmental expansion in the field of tectonics and will playa pivotal role in the University's strategic emphasis on energy and the environment. We are seeking individuals who will complement and expand departmental strengths in structural geology, active and ancient tectonics, isotope geochemistry, geophysics, geospatial science, and computational geoscience. Basin analysis is a critical element in the commitment by UTD and the Geosciences Department to develop an integrated graduate research and educational program with the Department of Earth and Environmental Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. Furthermore, we plan to build upon our traditional collaboration with the petroleum and minerals industry in areas that encompass carbon dioxide sequestration and the exploration and development of petroleum and mineral resources.
The Department of Geosciences has strong undergraduate and graduate programs and UTD is a relatively young, rapidly growing university. It attracts very talented students (mean freshman SAT> 1200) with great diversity and is situated in a metropolitan area that is undergoing rapid growth.
Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2013 but will be considered until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.
Questions about the position should be directed to the Department Head, Professor John S. Oldow, email@example.com.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
Applicants should submit a a complete resume, a statement of research interest and the names and contact information of five professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.
Posted on: Oct 15, 2012
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