The Kimbell School of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin fall, 2020. We seek candidates that complement our current expertise in petroleum geology, near-surface geophysics, tectonics, fluvial geomorphology, and igneous petrology. Areas of specialization may include depositional processes, quantitative stratigraphy, and/or sedimentary geochemistry. We are particularly interested in researchers with a focus on the areas of paleoclimate, paleoceanography, geochemistry, tectonism and the sedimentary record, and basin development. Integration of geophysical data, petrographic observations, and facies analysis is particularly encouraged. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses, sedimentology and stratigraphy, and appropriate upper-level and graduate courses of their design. The candidate will also develop a robust M.S. and B.S. research program.
Send an application letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to J. D. Price, Geosciences, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76308; email:email@example.com. Review of applications will begin March 1, and this position will remain open until filled. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADAAA compliance employer.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in geosciences, strong interpersonal skills, and publications in refereed journals commensurate with experience. ABD is acceptable at time of selection but completion date must be no later than August 15, 2020.
Internal Number: DS0496
About MIdwestern State University
Midwestern State University is a leading public liberal arts university committed to providing students with rigorous undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and the professions. Through an emphasis upon teaching, augmented by the opportunity for students to engage in research and creative activities alongside faculty and to participate in co-curricular and service programs, Midwestern State prepares its graduates to embark upon their careers or pursue advanced study.
The Kimbell School of Geosciences provides B.S. and M.S. students with diverse educational opportunities, overseeing curricula in traditional geology and environmental science. Courses incorporate the latest technology, information, and research techniques, and provide practical field experience along with classroom instruction. Our faculty strive to merge our research efforts with student instruction, and foster undergraduate research engagement while mentoring graduate students to produce novel findings with significant results.