Oklahoma Geological Survey Geologist II: Research Geologist The Oklahoma Geological Survey is seeking a geologist with a background in organic petrology, coal geology, and/or petroleum geology. The successful candidate will work individually and with others to characterize and understand the origin and evolution of coals, hydrocarbon source rocks, and solid hydrocarbon resources in Oklahoma. The successful candidate will conduct investigations of coals, hydrocarbon source rocks, and solid hydrocarbon resources; publish and present results of scientific investigations; serve the general public by providing information and technical assistance; participate in and lead geologic field trips; and maintain databases and bibliographies of coal, gas shales, source rocks, and basins. The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; knowledge of Oklahoma coal and petroleum geology; and be skilled in the use of geology-related software and programs. Preferred skills include experience using a reflected-light microscope for organic petrology studies; experience measuring vitrinite, bitumen, and zooclast reflectance; and experience in the maceral analysis of coal and visual kerogen analysis of shale. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Geology or related field (Master's degree preferred) and at least two years of experience in the field of study.
Interested applicants must have an OU application on file and should submit a resume, a copy of transcripts for all academic studies, and the names and contact information of three individuals that will attest to the applicant's capabilities through the following link https://ou.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?job=180349&tz=GMT-05%3A00. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.