University of Houston

Contact: Lee Ann Carroll

United States


About University of Houston

Faculty Positions at the University of Houston The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston invites applicants for the following tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. 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 should be able to demonstrate productivity via peer-reviewed publications. Candidates will also be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and mentor MS and PhD students. Candidate evaluation will begin on December 1, 2015 and continue until each position is filled. Rock Physics Assistant Professor in the field of Experimental Rock Physics. The ideal candidate will have expertise in the measurement, theory, and interpretation of physical rock properties. Candidates will be selected by their ability to conduct transformative research in rock physics, attract funding, and contribute to outstanding teaching and mentoring. Experience in experimental petrophysics, well log analysis, and reservoir evaluation is preferred. The successful candidate would be a collaborator in the UH Rock Physics Consortium, the Allied Geophysical Laboratory, and other research groups and have access to a full range of teaching and research facilities within the Department and University including robotic, high-temperature, and high-pressure labs. Atmospheric Sciences Assistant Professor in the field of Atmospheric Chemistry and/or Climate. The atmospheric science group at UH operates an air quality network around Houston with continuous year round measurements. They also operate a well-equipped state-of-theart mobile laboratory to study emissions, photochemistry, and greenhouse gases. The group also conducts research using satellite-based information and modeling on regional and global scales. Information for Applicants Candidates for each 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 to the University of Houston’s faculty career portal at Further information can be obtained by viewing the departmental web page at 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

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