We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in alluvial geomorphology to work with the Sedimentary Geology group at Baylor University. The researcher will use field, analytical, and dating approaches to understand the timing, extent, and implications of a ~ 160 km channel avulsion of the Brazos River in central and south-central Texas. We seek a collaborative and motivated individual capable of integrating results from field mapping, GIS modeling, sediment dating, climate information, and hydrologic and sedimentological analysis of stream characteristics.
Applications should be received by April 1, 2023 for full consideration.
A PhD in geosciences and a Christian faith are required.
What You Will Do
Assist with research design and implementation and oversee experiments
Conduct extensive field work
Have familiarity with GIS, dating methods and sedimentological analyses
Develop and implement research quality control procedures
Prepare and manage databases
Verify the accuracy and validity of data
Analyze data and prepare reports;
Publish journal articles and deliver conference presentations
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with university policies
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.