Tenure-track Faculty Position in Sedimentary Geology

The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in Sedimentary Geology. We are especially interested in a colleague who is able to combine quantitative, field-based studies of sedimentary systems with expertise in broader, interdisciplinary research areas that include, but are not limited to, paleoenvironmental reconstructions, geochemistry, numerical modeling, remote sensing, taphonomy, rock-properties, natural resources, and seismic interpretation. The successful applicant will contribute to a diverse, research community within the Jackson School of Geosciences (www.jsg.utexas.edu) by building an innovative, externally funded research program that will complement and unite existing strengths.

The ideal candidate would be able to lead and facilitate collaborations among researchers, students, and faculty members in the department and university. In addition, the candidate will contribute to the multidisciplinary teaching community in the Department of Geological Sciences through education that includes teaching, mentoring, and advising of our diverse graduate and undergraduate student bodies; candidates with an interest in experiential learning and teaching field skills are encouraged to apply. As part of the Jackson School of Geosciences, the Department of Geological Sciences has over 50 faculty and a community of research scientists with a broad range of specialties, as well as access to outstanding research facilities and support. The department has one of the largest combined graduate and undergraduate enrollments of any Earth science program in North America and is located in a thriving metropolitan area with a dynamic, multicultural community of over 1 million people. The department is interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community; we strongly encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 2-page statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. Submit electronic copies of these materials online at apply.interfolio.com/45292. For questions related to the search, please contact dgs@jsg.utexas.edu. Review of applications will begin November 17th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels.

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