The Department of Chemistry, Geosciences, and Physics at Tarleton State University, in Stephenville, Texas, invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in structural geology to start Fall 2018. The successful candidate will support the geosciences program through engaging, student-centered teaching, develop an active research program that involves undergraduates, and actively contribute to service and outreach initiatives that advance the department, college, and university. Candidates will be expected to instruct the following courses: Structural Geology, Plate Tectonics, Basin Analysis, Physical Geology, Natural Disasters, and other courses as deemed fitting. All submissions must be made electronically through Tarleton’s employment site, https://jobs.tarleton.edu. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.
Required Qualification: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in structural geology or a related field. ABD status may be considered, as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations, have been successfully completed by time of appointment- September 1, 2018. Candidates must have the ability to apply and teach in a dynamic field environment. In addition, candidates must demonstrate potential for outstanding teaching, potential to develop an active research program that involves students, and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach additional courses from wider background is preferred, but not essential. A candidate whose research compliments a growing concentration in petroleum geology, particularly those focusing on regional or basin-scale tectonics, petroleum exploration, or subsurface fracturing and fluid flow is ideal.
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community.
Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within seve...n colleges:
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Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs and classes in Waco, Midlothian, and Fort Worth.
Recent additions to the main Stephenville campus include a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center.