Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Near-Surface Geophysics, Midwestern State University

Wichita Falls, Texas
Oct 11, 2017
Nov 10, 2017
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The Kimbell School of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin Fall, 2018. We seek candidates that will complement our current expertise in remote sensing, petroleum geology, paleontology and sedimentology, and igneous petrology. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to shallow-subsurface characterization, environmental assessment, or forensic investigations, through the techniques of shallow seismology, GPR, potential fields, or electromagnetic methods. Experience with hydrogeology or structural geology is desired. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses, geophysics and other appropriate upper-level and graduate courses of their design. Experience in developing a successful undergraduate and graduate research program will be given special consideration.  Requirements include a Ph.D. in geosciences, strong interpersonal skills, and publications in refereed journals commensurate with experience. ABD is acceptable at time of selection but completion date must be no later than August 15, 2018. MSU is a comprehensive public university serving roughly 6000 students. The Kimbell School of Geosciences has strong ties with regional petroleum exploration and environmental science communities. Send an application letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to W.S. Meddaugh, Geosciences, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76308; email: Review of applications will begin November 13, and this position will remain open until filled. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADAAA compliance employer.