Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology Colorado State University

Colorado State University
Colorado State University, Fort Collins
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Oct 20, 2022

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology

The Department of Geosciences in the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University seeks a 9-month tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level with a preferred start date of August 2023.

We seek an enthusiastic Geoscientist to expand our educational offerings in Sedimentary Geology, and to build a strong research program in an area that complements existing subdisciplines in the department.  We encourage applications from candidates with primary specialization in the field of Sedimentary Geology, but applicants with complementary interdisciplinary foci are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications: 1) Ph.D. in Geology or closely related field at the time of appointment. 2) Demonstrated experience in research and associated activities with a primary focus on Sedimentary Geology.  3) Research interests that complement and enhance existing departmental strengths, and that catalyze new interdisciplinary directions. 4) Commitment to teaching excellence in areas of sedimentary geology that strengthen the department’s offerings. 5) Commitment to inclusive excellence in the department and institution.

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Demonstrated excellence in geoscience education and teaching. 2) Willingness to develop field education in the department 3) Interest and potential in developing sedimentological and associated research facilities in the Department and University 4) Interest and potential in developing new research collaborations that strengthen regional, national and international linkages for the department, and partnerships with industry and/or agencies. 5) Demonstrated ability to obtain and manage external research funding. 6) An established or promising peer-review publication record.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply and view a full position announcement, please visit For full consideration send curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests; statement of contributions and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and names of at least four references by October 17, 2022.  References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption.

For additional information, visit: or contact William Sanford (search chair) at or at 970-491-5929.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. 



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