Monday, October 19, 2015

McMicken College of Arts & Sciences: Geoscientist for a tenure-track position

Job Listing:Assistant Professor - Geology (Basin Dynamics) #8064 (8064)
Req Id 8064 - Posted 10/09/2015 - A&S Geology (60000028) - Main Campus - Full-Time Faculty
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Assistant Professor - Basin Dynamics
A&S Department of Geology

The Department of Geology in the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences seeks a in basin dynamics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The igeoscientist for a tenure-track position ndividual will be expected to focus research and teaching on aspects of basin dynamics and complement existing strengths in the study of sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleontology, tectonics and landscape evolution. In addition, the faculty member might also have expertise in numerical modeling, geochemistry of hydrocarbons, and geophysical exploration. The individual will help to expand undergraduate and graduate courses that will help serve students in the Department of Geology and will strengthen and develop our leading program in Stratigraphy/Sedimentology/Paleontology. The faculty member will also be expected to enhance links with industry and advise students on career opportunities. This faculty position is named in honor of the eminent UC sedimentologist, Emeritus Professor Paul Potter.

Applicants must apply online at (search for Requisition #8064).  In addition to completing the online application, candidates are required to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and a short summary of research interests (2-3 pages) and teaching philosophy (2 pages) and contact information for three references. Complete applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2015 and the search will remain open until the position is filled. For additional information please e-mail Professor Carlton Brett ( Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Geoscience and/or Environmental Science, or an allied discipline, completed, at latest, by the appointment start date of August 15, 2016. The University of Cincinnati has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.

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