| ELLEN AND BILL NOEL DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP IN ENERGY RESEARCH |
Geology Program, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
The Geology Program in the Department of Physical Sciences of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin seeks a Geoscientist for a tenure-track faculty position (rank open). Qualified applicants will be considered for appointment to the Ellen and Bill Noel Distinguished Professorship for Energy Research which annually yields over $42,000 to supplement and support the scholarly and teaching activities of the recipient. The successful candidate must have a strong background in carbonate petrology, depositional systems, and diagenesis. The candidate should combine field, laboratory and modeling investigations and will establish an innovative, externally-funded, world-class research program and build effective collaborations in their area of expertise with the energy industry in the Permian Basin. The applicant will be expected to direct graduate student research at the M.S. level and contribute to both undergraduate and graduate education. Interested applicants must have a doctorate in geology or a related geoscience field and an outstanding research record. This growing department is situated in the heart of the Permian Basin, one of the most important petroleum- producing regions in the world; faculty often have the opportunity to partner with oil companies on student theses’ projects and grants directed at problems in producing carbonate and clastic oil/gas fields. The finalists for the position will be required to submit a grant proposal to the University of Texas STARs grant program which may offer the successful applicant substantial research start-up funding. More information about the STARs program can be found at: https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/academic-affairs/stars-program. More information about the Department of Physical Sciences can be found at: http://www.utpb.edu/geology.
All interested applicants should download the application forms from http://www.utpb.edu/services/business-affairs/human-resources/employment-opportunities and submit their materials to Ms. Jessica Raymond, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by March 31, 2017 and review will begin shortly after. Applicants are to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete contact information for at least three letters of reference as well as the application forms. The position is expected to be filled by June 1, 2017. Questions regarding the search may be addressed to the chair of the Physical Sciences Department, Dr. Kyle Beran at email@example.com.