The Department of Geology at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position in Sedimentary Geology with an emphasis on reconstructing environments and climates across geologic time. The position starts August 2019.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Responsibilities will include developing a strong, externally funded research program, advising M.S. and Ph.D. students; teaching undergraduate courses in sedimentology/stratigraphy and/or paleontology, graduate courses in their specialty, and an introductory course in Oceanography or Earth History.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Applicants must possess a Ph.D., have a strong background in the Geological Sciences, and be able to interface well with faculty working at the nexus of environmental and earth system science research. The successful candidate will integrate field and laboratory investigations of depositional systems with applications to earth-life-environment interactions.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
Please complete an online application. Applicants should send their current CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 999415
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Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.