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There are 4 (full) professorships in the broadly defined area of Terrestrial Geo-Biosphere interactions, open in Department of Geosciences, Univ. of Tübingen, Germany.  Ad_Geo_Biosphere_interactions_20200501.pdf 

These positions include: 1) Climatology and the Biosphere, 2) Terrestrial Sedimentology, 3) Near-Surface Geophysics, and 4) Geo-Biosphere interactions.  We are open to applications from a diverse range of disciplines including geology, surface processes, soil science, ecohydrology, climatology, geophysics, etc. We welcome international applicants.  Tübingen Germany is an international University town located in south west Germany.  The University is designated as a University of Excellence within Germany.  For more information about Tuebingen -

Applications should be in English and include: a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, references, list of publications with links to the publications, 1 page research and 1 page teaching statements, diplomas/certificates, and a completed application at 

Closing date for the applications is June 11, 2020. Enquiries may be directed to the Dean ( or Department Chair ( Interviews for short-listed candidates will likely occur in Tübingen between Sept. 28 and October 16, 2020, but are subject to change depending on the global health situation.

SEPM - Society for Sedimentary Geology is seeking an experienced Digital Marketing Professional to join the organization and help us keep growing. Our aim is to help new and current members connect and collaborate more effectively through an SEPM digital experience. If you are dedicated and motivated, SEPM is an excellent place to grow your career.   This position is initially a two-year project-oriented appointment with the potential to be extended beyond the initial two-years.  Preference will be given to applicants with some earth or physical science-related background (e.g., STEM or geology, geophysics, geography, natural resources). SEPM has both Tulsa area headquarters staff and home office based staff, either option is available.  The successful candidate can be a full-time employee, but SEPM is flexible and can accommodate a part-time position or a contractor.  SEPM is an equal opportunity organization



Financial compensation will be determined based on background and experience.   Benefits will be related to the type of employment (full-time, part-time, or contractor). 


Minimum Qualifications 

How to apply

Please send a current resume and a one page letter of interest as to why you would want this position and include:

  1. the type of employment (regular, part-time or contractor) that you prefer;
  2. level of compensation that you require; and
  3. the location that you prefer to work from (Tulsa area HQ, home office, etc.).

Send your application digitally to Howard Harper (  Call Howard Harper 918-808-6985 if you have any questions.

SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology is a 501(c) 3, non-profit scientific membership organization with a headquarters office in the Tulsa, Ok area. At SEPM (, our mission focuses specifically on enriching professionals and students within the sedimentary geology global community. SEPM is dedicated to dissemination and education in all fields related to sedimentary geoscience through its journal and book publications, conferences, continuing education events and its online presence. SEPM offers membership levels and resources for professionals and students in this field to connect, network, publish, and grow. 

The Department of Geosciences at NTU is looking to fill one or more faculty positions. Specializations are open, but candidates with expertise in the following fields are particularly encouraged to apply:

(1) structural and field geology

(2) sedimentology and stratigraphy

(3) mineralogy and petrology

(4) geological resources or hydro- and applied geology

National Taiwan University ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide (QS 2019), and Taipei was recently named the World’s Friendliest and Safest City for Expats (InterNations 2018). Within Taipei there is easy access, through a world class transit system, to a vibrant city life and to numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, snorkeling, fishing and mountain biking. The Department of Geosciences offers a dynamic and supportive working environment with a wide range of state-of-the-art research facilities. Generous start-up funding is available for new faculty members.

More information:

IGNITE-Future Faculty Development Program
William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
March 22-24, 2020
All expenses paid workshop
IGNITE provides participants with the opportunity for professional development, and to have candid discussions with department heads, deans, and early career faculty members about life in academia.  As a part of the experience, participants will be offered opportunities to tour campus and research facilities, meet with current faculty to gain a greater awareness of research and teaching opportunities, discuss their career prospects and academic work, attend workshops, and present a job talk.
Post-docs and ABD candidates with research interests in sedimentology, stratigraphy, mineralogy, petrology, data science, geoengineering, or geophysics are especially encouraged to apply.
William & Mary is a public liberal arts and sciences research university, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, with nationally ranked undergraduate, graduate, professional programs, as well as select online programs. W&M is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and combines the best features of an undergraduate college with the opportunities afforded by a modern research university. Its moderate size, dedicated faculty and staff, highly-motivated students, and distinctive history give William & Mary a unique character among public institutions, and create a learning environment that fosters close interaction among students and their faculty mentors.
IGNITE Program Objectives:
- Enhance William & Mary's faculty pipeline by establishing and developing significant meaningful relationships with prospects, especially those from groups underrepresented in the professoriate, with a focus on historically underrepresented minorities in the United States.
- Provide the opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and rewards of a faculty career.
- Develop a network of emerging scholars in priority research areas who could be candidates for current and future vacancies at William & Mary.
Participants are also expected to:
- Be a graduate student or post-doctoral scholar seeking a faculty position at a research intensive institution;
- Demonstrate career goals, research interests, and academic potential that align with William & Mary's mission and programs;
- Be able to meaningfully contribute to the university's continuing commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence as reflected by click (The Office of Diversity and Inclusion).
The IGNITE application will be available on January 1, 2020.
For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Rowan Lockwood, Chair of W&M Geology via email (

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Utah State University

The Department of Geosciences at Utah State University (USU), Logan, invites applications for an academic-year (9-month), tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sedimentological Processes and Records to begin August 2020. We seek candidates who conduct innovative and quantitative research in areas such as: interpretation of sedimentary successions for environmental and evolutionary change across all time and/or spatial scales, critical zone processes, life and sediment interactions, and near-surface geophysical investigation of sedimentary architecture or other characteristics.  Successful candidates will complement our department’s current strengths and demonstrate outstanding potential for excellence in research and scholarly leadership through development of a vibrant, externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities include contributing to our service and core undergraduate courses, and offering graduate courses in the candidate’s specialization. The Department of Geosciences is especially interested in candidates committed to fostering inclusive learning environments as well as to promoting an environment of diversity and excellence through their research, teaching, and service. Qualified candidates should be devoted to mentoring graduate students and enhancing the educational and research experiences of our undergraduates. The position involves academic research (50%), teaching (40%) graduate and undergraduate courses, advising/mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and service (10%) to the community.

1.    By the start date, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geosciences, Earth Sciences, or a closely related field
2.    Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
3.    Evidence of established or emerging research streams with publication potential

Preferred Qualifications:
1.    Postdoctoral research experience in Sedimentary Processes and/or Records
2.    Strong record of peer-reviewed publication
3.    Record of success or potential in teaching and mentoring
4.    Demonstrated record or potential in obtaining external grant funding

Applicants must apply electronically, using the online system at Review of applications will begin October 31, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, please contact: Dennis L. Newell, Search Committee Chair,

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology.
The Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Long Beach (CSULB) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in any aspect of Sedimentary Geology or Structural Geology to start Fall 2020. A qualified candidate should be dedicated to teaching at the undergraduate and Masters level and committed to developing an externally funded research program that will involve students. As part of a campus that serves a very diverse community, the Department of Geological Sciences seeks candidates who, through previous experience supporting diverse students or their own lived experience, will be committed to the successful teaching and mentoring of all students.

Southern California abounds with world-class geologic exposures for teaching and research in the mountains, deserts, coast and ocean - most within a few-hour drive. CSULB is also located in the vibrant Los Angeles-Long Beach-Orange County metropolitan area, rich with universities and colleges, government agencies and local industry that provide many opportunities for collaboration.

Please follow this link for a detailed position description, list of required and preferred qualifications, and explanation of the application procedure.  Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019.