Job Description The College of Science and Engineering (https://sci.tamucc.edu/index.html) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Sedimentary Geology in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (PENS) (https://sci.tamucc.edu/PENS/index.html) to start in the fall 2019 semester. While the preferred area of expertise is Coastal and Marine Geology, any of the following fields will receive consideration: sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, continental margins, carbon sequestration, reservoir characterization and modelling, and well logging.
The successful candidate is also expected to: (1) demonstrate excellence in research and scholarship, both nationally and internationally; (2) advise and supervise doctoral and master's students in the Coastal and Marine System Science and master's students in Environmental Science graduate programs within PENS; (3) teach undergraduate and graduate level Geology courses and laboratories in their field of expertise such as Sedimentation & Stratigraphy, courses that support the Geology B.S. Energy Resources track, and others as assigned; and (4) be an effective teacher and mentor to undergraduate students in geology.
The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an interdisciplinary department that offers undergraduate degrees in Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, and Physics. We also offer a Ph.D. in Coastal and Marine System Sciences, and M.S. degrees in Environmental Science, Coastal and Marine System Science, and Chemistry. With the physical sciences as our core, we seek to bridge academics and research through interdisciplinary collaboration that exists both in the classroom and in the field. We seek for our students at every level to grasp the real-life applicability of their research and its widespread impacts on the environment and sustainability.
PhD in Geosciences or related field, at time of appointment
Area of expertise in Coastal and Marine Geology
Any of the following fields will also be considered: sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, continental margins, carbon sequestration, reservoir characterization and modelling, and well logging.
To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.
A completed application will include: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. A statement of teaching and research interests 4. Three professional references including name, title, telephone number, and email address 5. Copies of unofficial transcripts for graduate coursework
The deadline for the applications is February 1, 2019.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.