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Assistant Professor-Coastal and Estuarine Hydrologist/Sedimentologist | The University of Southern Mississippi

The Division of Coastal Sciences in the School of Ocean Science and Engineering (SOSE) at The University of Southern Mississippi invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Coastal and Estuarine Hydrology or Sedimentology at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level to begin in Fall 2022. We seek a Coastal and Estuarine Hydrologist or Sedimentologist to focus on the hydrological dynamics of transitional coastal and estuarine systems and associated watershed/upland habitats. Areas of research include but are not limited to study of the interaction between and among the hydrological, ecological, geological, and physical components of nearshore systems. We seek a scientist with an interest in developing research in tides, waves, and mixing of freshwater and saltwater, sediment/particle transport processes, and watershed modeling and climate forcing impacts on these areas of research. The candidate will employ measurements in the field, simulation and mathematical modeling, laboratory experimentation, and/or remote data acquisition and analysis. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, publish in peer-reviewed literature, mentor students, participate in graduate instruction, develop courses in their area of study, and participate in University and extramural service activities. Applications currently ongoing.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship and Research Fellowship Opportunity | College of Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

The College of Petroleum Engineering & Geosciences, or CPG at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia offers a key combination of three elements unmatched by any other college in the world: integration, industry access and legacy. It is a place where people can “explore, learn and solve” to advance the sustained delivery of reliable energy with minimum impact on the environment. At CPG, we are excited to hear new ideas and welcome talented students, researchers, and industry collaborators as part of our efforts to advance the future of geosciences in the Kingdom and globally. CPG is currently ranked 7th worldwide based on QS World University Rankings by Subject in Petroleum Engineering-Geosciences. Application review begins November 30, 2021.

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CPG KFUPM Postdoctoral Fellowship.pdf



Tenure-Track Position in Environmental Geoscience | Dalhousie University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Science at Dalhousie University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Geoscience at the Assistant Professor level. The applicant must demonstrate a record of outstanding research in fields bridging Earth surface processes, human activities, and the Environment. Examples include, but are not limited to, water resources, soil and surface processes, low temperature geochemistry, and biogeochemistry. Candidates are especially welcome who investigate terrestrial and freshwater environmental change related to anthropogenic drivers, including climate change. We encourage candidates whose research integrates field-based surveys and application of numerical modelling of earth system processes. Expertise in geospatial modelling is a benefit. The successful candidate will contribute to an innovative, interdisciplinary environment and will be expected to cooperate and work with other researchers, drawing on and building research strengths and capacity, ideally in alignment with Dalhousie’s Research and Innovation Strategic Direction, and the Strategic Plan for the Faculty of Science. Application review begins December 7, 2021.

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Environmental Geoscience Posting.pdf



Tenure-Track Position in Sedimentary Geology, Department of Earth Sciences | The University of Western Ontario

The Department of Earth Sciences in the Faculty of Science at the University of Western Ontario (Western) invites applications for a Probationary (tenure-track) position in Sedimentary Geology at the Assistant Professor level. The applicant must demonstrate a record of excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching, appropriate to the applicant’s career stage.  An interest in field-oriented research would be an asset.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate is expected to establish and pursue an externally funded research program that is recognized and competitive at the national and international levels. The successful candidate will contribute to an interdisciplinary Department and build upon research strengths and capacity that align with the strategic plans of the Department, Faculty and University.  With the recent move of the undergraduate Environmental Science Program to within the purview of the Department of Earth Sciences, the chosen candidate will be expected to provide leadership in this signature area.  A strong commitment to effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels will be apparent from the successful candidate’s teaching statement, teaching talk, and letters of reference. Application review begins December 10, 2021.

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Sedimentary Geology Job Posting.pdf



Assistant/Associate Professors x 10, College of Life and Environmental Sciences | University of Birmingham 

We are looking for ten new assistant/associate professors (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader equivalent) to join us in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences in any subject relevant to our college research strengths, including Geology and the Earth Sciences. We particularly encourage Earth Scientists in interdisciplinary and applied areas that will be able to support our new cross-college program in Global Environmental Change and Sustainability. For Earth Sciences, Geology and related fields, please contact Dr Kirsty Edgar (K.M.Edgar@bham.ac.uk; School Head of Research) or Prof. Tim Reston (T.J.Reston@bham.ac.uk; Head of Earth Sciences) in the first instance. Applications close December 12, 2021.

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Assistant Professor, Earth Surface Processes | Washington State University

The School of the Environment (SoE) at Washington State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of Earth Surface Processes, to begin August 16, 2022. We seek applicants who will develop an internationally recognized and externally funded program of research and teaching focused on the fundamental role that Earth surface dynamics and sedimentary processes play in molding Earth systems and landscapes. The SoE is an interdisciplinary academic unit with faculty that specialize in Earth, environmental, and ecosystem sciences, who investigate problems ranging from Earth formation and evolution to present-day processes connecting Earth’s diverse environments and habitats. We are committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, and to cultivating a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive departmental culture. Earth science research at the SoE is supported by world-class analytical facilities, including the Peter Hooper GeoAnalytical and Radiogenic Isotope and Geochronology Laboratories (www.environment.wsu.edu/facilities). The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds; (ii) teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to Earth Surface Processes; (iii) publish quality research in high-impact, peer-reviewed outlets; (iv) develop an externally-funded research program; (v) mentor diverse graduate and undergraduate students; and (vi) serve university, professional, and/or public organizations from an ethical and evidence-based position. Screening of applications begins on January 3, 2022. To learn more and apply, visit www.wsu.edu/jobs and enter R-3361  in the search bar. 

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Earth Surface Processes Description.pdf



NERC PhD research training project, School of GeoSciences | Edinburgh University

This position would be loking at Pleistocene sedimentation and geomorphology in an extensional region (Polis graben) in W Cyprus (with potential supervisors Alastair Robertson, Hugh Sinclair and Dick Kroon). The project should appeal to a student who would like to do fieldwork-based research in the interface area between clastic/carbonate sedimentology, tectonic geomorphology and climate change. Any enquires (directly to myself) are welcome (Alastair.Robertson@ed.ac.uk). Details in attachment below.

Application review begins January 6, 2022.

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Edinburgh Uni. Cyprus Pleistocene sediments NERC.pdf



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