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Job Opportunity at Aramco Services Company - Lab Tech Specialist (300309)

http://www.aramcoservices.com/Careers/Working-for-Aramco-Services-Company/Opportunities.aspx
 
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Assistant Professor in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy
Dept. of Earth Sciences, College of Letters and Sciences, Montana State University
 
The Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University (http://www.montana.edu/earthsciences/) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy. We seek an active teacher and researcher in the broad are of sedimentology who can contribute to our geoscience program inareas of sedimentary systems, basin analysis, or tectonostratigraphy. We seek someone who can contribute to interdisciplinary research initiatives, has demonstrated empirical and analytical skills, and is eager to build a nationally competitive research and teaching program that supports undergraduate/graduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower division Earth System Science, undergraduate Sedimentology/Stratigraphy, and upper-division/graduate courses in their speciality area and contribute to doctoral training. The Department strives to maintain a rich and diverse faculty group, and women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.
 
For complete job announcement and application procedures, click on: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/6236. Applications must be submitted electronically through this link, and should include: Cover Letter addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement and research statement. Screening of applications will begin on October 14, 2016; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. The start date for this appointment is August 16, 2017.
 
San Jose State University, Tenure-Track in Paleontology
 
TheDepartment of Geology at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Paleontology. A Ph.D. degree in the Earth Sciences is required. Postdoctoral experience is desirable, and a proven record of excellence in teaching or evidence of promise for excellence in teaching is expected. Research interests may include the interdisciplinary fields of paleobiology, paleoceanography, global change/paleoclimatology and carbonate sedimentology and should complement current departmental strengths in tectonics, petrology/geochemistry, geomorphology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, and field geology. The successful candidate must have the interest and ability to teach Paleontology and an undergraduate Earth Systems course and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her area of expertise. Teaching non-majors is also expected. Research involving masters and undergraduate students is required, and external funding must be sought.
 
Apply by Nov. 1, 2016 for full consideration. For more information please view the official job announcement at the SJSU website: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/index.html.
 
SJSU is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the core values of inclusion,civility,and respect for each individual.A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.
 
 
 
 Skidmore College, Assistant Professor
 
The Department of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure track position in solid earth geosciences at the level of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017. We seek candidates who will contribute to our ongoing efforts to engage and support students from diverse backgrounds. The Department seeks a candidate with strong teaching skills who will build and maintain an active research program with undergraduate students. The candidate's field of expertise will focus on solid earth processes and deep time, and should be distinct from existing departmental strengths in surface processes, hydrology, climatology, and oceanography. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses that support the mission of the department, and will also contribute to teaching the College's interdisciplinary, open-topic seminar courses for first year students. Nearby field opportunities include the Appalachian Basin and Mesozoic rift basins, Adirondack Highlands, and Taconic Mountains.
 
The College offers start-up funds, pre-tenure sabbaticals, and internal grants. Skidmore College is a liberal arts institution located in upstate New York with approximately 200 full-time faculty and 2,400 students, of whom 22% are domestic students of color, 14% are first-generation college students, and 11% are from outside the United States. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and individuals who will contribute to an increasingly diverse campus community.
 
A Ph.D. in the geosciences or a related field is required and preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.
 
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
 
To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at:
 


Earth Systems Evolution – University of British Columbia
 
The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia invites outstanding applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Earth Systems Evolution at the level of Assistant Professor. Appointment at a higher rank will be considered for an applicant of exceptional qualifications. The ideal candidate will be a cross-disciplinary scientist who draws on modern, quantitative field, laboratory and/or modelling methods to illuminate the fundamental processes that have shaped the Earth through time. We encourage applications from diverse subdisciplines including sedimentary geology, geobiology, climate science, and Earth systems modelling. Priority will be given to originality of the candidate's work over any specific specialization. We are a very diverse department, and the ideal candidate will be able to interact with multiple existing research groups.
 
Research and teaching interests in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS), the top-ranked and largest earth sciences department in Canada, span the history of the Earth and the evolution of its structure from core to stratosphere (http://www.eoas.ubc.ca/). Further opportunities exist for the successful candidate to forge research ties with other parts of the UBC community that are active in the Earth and Planetary Sciences, including the Departments and Faculties of Geography, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Forestry, Land and Food Systems, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, Statistics and Computer Science, as well as the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability. The successful applicant is expected to develop a strong, externally funded and internationally recognized research program, successfully supervise graduate students, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and actively participate in departmental activities. Evidence of teaching excellence and interest in innovative teaching methods is welcomed.
 
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vita, a summary of research interests describing two potentially fundable projects, a statement of teaching philosophy, three recent publications (pdf format), and the names and contact details of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Submit online at http://tinyurl.com/nvvoots by October 31, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017 or upon a date of mutual agreement. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
 
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 
 
If you have questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair by email at the following address: James Scoates, Professor (email: jscoates@eos.ubc.ca)  
 
Clastic Sedimentologist
 
Position Description
 
The candidate will have a strong geological and sedimentological background gained working in a wide range of clastic depositional environments. Strong background in assessing reservoir quality of exploration wells via core descriptions. Experience in both conventional and unconventional core description. A Proven record of working within multi-disciplinary project teams, providing sedimentological advice/input. Data Integration experience using 2D/3D Seismic, Gravity, Magnetic, wireline logs, core, specialist geological techniques - SEM, XRD, chemo stratigraphy, isotopes, and biostratigraphy to provide analysis of well data in terms of sedimentary architecture, facies, and depositional environments.

Minimum Requirements
 
A Bachelor's degree in Geology is essential; higher degree preferred, 10 years' oil and gas industry experience essential, strong geological software skills (Petrel, Openwork’s / DSS) preferred, and peer-reviewed, published scientific articles in sedimentology, reservoir geology, and / or unconventional plays a plus.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
 
Suitable Candidates will have a sound understanding of associated subsurface disciplines (geophysics, biostratigraphy, chemo stratigraphy, petro physics, structural geology and reservoir geology). The successful applicant will be responsible for the development of basin, and reservoir exploration models, and 3-D static geological models. You will conduct detailed sedimentological investigations, draw conclusions, and make recommendations to support asset evaluations. Mentor co-workers in applying sedimentological principles to wider geological issues.
 
APPLY HERE: https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25270&siteid=5398&AReq=13606BR&Codes=ASC-W-SEMP
 
 
Carbonate Sedimentologist
 
Position Description
 
The successful candidate will have a strong background in Carbonate petrography, an understanding of various carbonate pore types, and a strong background in assessing reservoir quality of exploration wells via core descriptions. Experience in both conventional and unconventional core descriptions, and developing basin, reservoir exploration models, and 3-D static geological models will be required. Other aspects include data Integration experience using 2D/3D Seismic, Gravity, Magnetic, wireline logs, core, specialist geological techniques - SEM, XRD, chemo stratigraphy, isotopes, and biostratigraphy to provide analysis of well data in terms of sedimentary architecture, facies, and depositional environments.
 
Minimum Requirements
 
A Bachelor's degree in Geology is essential; higher degree preferred. 10 years' oil and gas industry experience essential, strong geological software skills (Petrel, Openwork’s / DSS) preferred, and peer-reviewed, published scientific articles in sedimentology, reservoir geology, and / or unconventional plays a plus.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
 
Suitable Candidates will have a sound understanding of associated subsurface disciplines (geophysics, biostratigraphy, chemo stratigraphy, petro physics, structural geology and reservoir geology). The successful applicant will be responsible for the development of basin, and reservoir exploration models, and 3-D static geological models. You will conduct detailed sedimentological investigations, draw conclusions, and make recommendations to support asset evaluations. Candidates will have strong sequence stratigraphic analytic ability, and knowledge of current industry trends, practices and technologies in sedimentology. A proven record of working within multi-disciplinary project teams, and the ability to provide sedimentological advice, and input is preferred
 
APPLY HERE: https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25270&siteid=5398&AReq=13607BR&Codes=ASC-W-SEMP 
 
Sedimentary Geology, Assistant Professor
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Sedimentary Geology, Assistant Professor (16096). For this tenure track position, preferred research areas include, but are not limited to, sedimentary basin evolution with applications to tectonics or Earth-life-environment interactions across critical transitions in Earth history. We are particularly interested in individuals who integrate field investigations with innovative geochemical, geochronological, or other analytical techniques to pursue interdisciplinary research. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program; teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels including undergraduate field courses; and perform service duties at all levels.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Geology from a regionally accredited college or university by the start of the appointment.

For a position description and application details, please visit http://jobs.unlv.edu or call (702) 895-3504.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

Associate Professor in Basin Studies

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
Geology Section
Faculty of Science
University of Copenhagen

A position as Associate Professor in Basin Studies is open at the Geology Section, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen. The position is open from 1 February, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The ideal candidate is expected to establish a research platform in basin studies with a focus on sedimentary geology. The candidate should be qualified to contribute to teaching in the geology study program at all levels including BSc- and MSc-level structural geology and sedimentary basins. The ideal candidate possesses the qualifications to contribute to the development of the geology study program at all levels.

The position will interface with existing research strengths in sedimentology, stratigraphy, climate history, basin evolution, paleobiology, geochemistry, and geophysics.

The position is open from February 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Read more about the department at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/departments/.

Please find the full job advertisement at http://employment.ku.dk/.

Application deadline 18 October.

Only electronic applications are accepted.

OSU BOONE PICKENS SCHOOL OF GEOLOGY (2 Assistant Professor Positions)

PALEONTOLOGY/SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS

The anticipated start dates are August 16, 2016. The successful applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment.

Paleontology/sedimentary geology position: seeking a geoscientist with research and teaching interest in paleontology as well as sedimentary geology and stratigraphy. Desired areas of specialization may include invertebrate paleontology, biostratigraphy, ichnology, micropaleontology, and paleoecology.

Geophysics position: seeking a geoscientist with expertise in basic and applied energy exploration, and who is able to teach courses in seismic exploration and earthquake seismology, as well as providing other teaching activities to prepare students for the oil and gas industry. Specific areas of specialization include, but not limited to, seismic interpretation, reservoir characterization, and microseismicity-passive seismic.

The successful candidates are expected to work across disciplines within the Boone Pickens School of Geology and collaborate with faculty specializing in petroleum geology, environmental geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, tectonics, and geophysics. We are seeking to fill the two positions with individuals who will develop vigorous and innovative externally funded research programs and who will contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidates should be able to supervise MS and PhD students.

The application package should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; three peer-reviewed publications; contact information for three references; and separate statements of research and teaching vision that include a brief description of how the applicant's research will interface with that of the School's faculty. In your cover letter, specify if you are applying for the paleontology/sedimentary geology position or the geophysics position. The application package should be submitted to: Assistant Professor Search, Boone Pickens School of Geology, 105 Noble Research Center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-3031 or electronically to: geolsearch@okstate.edu. Screening of candidates will begin on October 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Position is approved for active recruitment; however, appointment is contingent on available funding. More information about the Boone Pickens School of Geology can be found at http://geology.okstate.edu. Inquiries about the positions may be directed to Dr. Estella Atekwana (estella.atekwana@okstate.edu) or Dr. Jack Pashin (jack.pashin@okstate.edu).

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