Monday, September 26, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder: Positon in Sedimentology

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of Sedimentology. We seek a scientist who will integrate field, laboratory, theoretical, modeling and/or applied approaches to sedimentology and stratigraphy. The focus and research direction can be in any aspect of sedimentology, and in either ancient or modern systems.
The successful candidate is expected to build collaborations with our existing faculty, and complement one or more of our strengths in petroleum geology, paleoclimatology, geomorphology, paleontology, geobiology, geohydrology, tectonics, and organic and inorganic geochemistry. The successful candidate will need to develop an externally funded, innovative and impactful research program, and contribute to departmental teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
This 9-month tenure-track position is at the Assistant Professor level with a start date as early as July 1, 2017. A PhD in Earth sciences or a related field is required at the time of appointment, and post-doctoral, industry, or current faculty experience is advantageous. The Department of Geological Sciences is affiliated with several research centers and institutes (EMARC, INSTAAR, CSDMS, CIRES, LASP) and offers a diverse set of resources for teaching and research. The department has an ongoing GeoEnergy initiative that the successful applicant can help shape. Visit to learn more about the Department, these affiliations and resources.
Applications are accepted at (job posting #06670).
Applications must include statements of research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae; reprints of three papers; and names and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation. Research statements should include a description of what the applicant considers to be the important problems in their field, and how their research contributes to these questions. Teaching statements should address goals and approaches to instruction. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information, contact the Chair of the search committee, David Budd (
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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