The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in geophysics at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (untenured). The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student population. We seek candidates of outstanding ability in potential fields (gravity, magnetics, electricity, and electromagnetism), including data acquisition, processing, and interpretation, with research interests in near-surface, exploration, environmental, and solid-earth geophysics. Outstanding candidates will be considered from other fields of geophysics that build on department strengths, which include seismology, remote sensing, geodynamics, rock physics, and tectonics. The successful candidate will participate with an enthusiastic team of geoscience faculty and students, in a department with a broad range of geophysical capabilities located in a vibrant city and one of the leading energy capitals of the world.
Information for Applicants
Candidates must have completed their PhD at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will be expected to build a vigorous, externally funded research program and demonstrate productivity via peer-reviewed publications. Candidates will also be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will mentor MS and PhD students. We expect to fill the position by August 2017.
Candidate evaluation will begin on December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates for the position should submit: 1) a letter of application including statements of teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) graduate student transcripts, and 4) names and contacts of at least three referees. Applications should be submitted electronically, via the university web portal: http://jobs.uh.edu/postings/32813.
Queries may be addressed to:
Dr. Hua-Wei Zhou, Chair,
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
University of Houston
Further information can be obtained by viewing the departmental web page at http://www.eas.uh.edu/ or by calling the department at (713) 743-3399.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.