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Stratigraphy/Sedimentology Geologist II - State of Alabama
The Geologist II – Stratigraphy/Sedimentology Option is a permanent, full-time position used by various agencies. Positions are located throughout the state. This is advanced professional work conducting research in geology and mineral, energy, and water resources of the state. Application ongoing.

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Senior Petroleum Geologist | DeGolyer MacNaughton Consulting

D&M is seeking a talented Petroleum Geologist to assist our organization in driving value and increasing efficiency by interpreting the structure, stratigraphy, depositional origin, and lithofacies aspects of hydrocarbon reservoirs utilizing industry-standard methods, technology, and computer software. This role’s ideal candidate excels in geo-cellular modeling, evaluation of hydrocarbon reservoirs, communication, attention to detail, task management, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. The candidate will work closely with the company’s energy industry leaders, collaborate with data analytics groups, and use advanced simulation/cluster technology.

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Paleontological Monitor | Rincon Consultants, Inc.

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking a Paleontological Monitor who will be responsible for conducting paleontological monitoring on construction sites, including; preparation for sustained monitoring in a variety of climates and ecologies. What do you get to do in this position? 

-Collect fossils and salvage them for identification and preservation

-Prepare weekly monitoring summaries

-Coordinate field work and findings with a Principal Paleontologist 

-May require measurement of stratigraphic sections and description of sedimentary rocks 

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Fluvial Geomorphologist | PACE Engineers

Seeking mid- to senior fluvial geomorphologist with experience in fluvial dynamics and applied geomorphology. The position includes experience with stream and river hydraulics, channel stability analyses, stream restoration, fish passage and culvert replacement projects and floodplain restoration. Work will necessitate collaborating with a team of engineers and fishery biologists to assess physical riverine processes, identify restoration measures, facilitate infrastructure improvements, and design restoration projects. Current work includes completing projects under a multi-year contract for replacement of WSDOT culverts for fish passage across the Puget Sound region. Applications being currently reviewed.

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Assistant Professor - Geology / Geoscience Education | SUNY Oneonta

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor with broad experience in geology and ability to contribute to a nationally recognized program in Earth Science teacher preparation beginning Fall 2021. The professional obligation is for a ten-month academic year. Expectations include teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development. Reviews of applications currently ongoing.

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Assistant or Associate Professor - Carbonate Geology/Geobiology | University of Houston

The University of Houston Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in the general field of sedimentary geology. Hiring will be at the assistant or associate professor level. Experience and qualifications will be used to determine the appropriate title of assistant or associate professor. We are particularly interested in researchers with a focus on the areas of paleoclimate, paleoceanography, paleogeography, biogeochemistry, carbon cycles and proxies, the role of tectonics in building the sedimentary record, source to sink processes, and coastal evolution.  The research of a successful applicant may concentrate on either chemical or clastic sedimentary rocks and may use data from outcrops, cores, modern environments, the subsurface, or experimental or modeling studies.  Integration of geophysical data, petrographic observations, and facies analysis is particularly encouraged. Reviews of applications currently ongoing.

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Teaching Assistant Professor, Non-tenure Track Faculty Full Time | Colorado School of Mines

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for a non-tenure track teaching assistant professor. We welcome applications from candidates who have a commitment to and passion for teaching undergraduates, for developing and delivering field-based courses, for assuming leadership of our summer field camp (as Field Camp Director), and for helping lead our undergraduate recruiting and outreach efforts. The successful candidate is encouraged to be a leader in educating our faculty about recent pedagogical advancement. Early-career candidates who developed a passion for teaching during their PhD training are encouraged to apply. Applications currently ongoing.

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Assistant Professor, Geology | University of Nebraska-Omaha

The Department of Geography/Geology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Geology. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-track position starting August 16, 2021. We seek applicants with a passion for undergraduate teaching and undergraduate research. Typically, the successful candidate will have a 3 course per semester equivalent teaching load (75%), with a 25% research assignment. The candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory General Education courses, core Geology courses like Mineralogy, Sedimentology, and Historical Geology, as well as introductory and upper division courses in an area of expertise. Mentoring undergraduate research will also be expected. Research expectations include publishing and applying for funding to support research activities. We are strongly interested in candidates who seek to work collaboratively with other researchers, both inside and external of UNO. An interest in STEM pedagogic research complements existing university strengths and is particularly welcome. Applications currently ongoing.

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Open Rank Faculty Position in Geospatial Earth Science | Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Program in Environmental Studies at Washington University in St. Louis invite applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank, commensurate with experience, in the field of geospatial Earth science. This is part of a broader cluster hire of 14 faculty members in the area of digital transformation within the School of Arts & Sciences (https://insideartsci.wustl.edu/digital-transformation-hiring-initiative). The candidate is expected to conduct research that applies Earth system data to address problems important to society, including but not limited to those relating to climate, agriculture, water, energy, and public health. The ideal candidate will explore complex Earth systems using numerical, statistical, and computational approaches that integrate environmental datasets across spatial and temporal scales. Applications should be received by April 1, 2021. 

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Summer Exploration Internship | LithiumNevada

The Summer Exploration Interns will work with the Lithium Americas geological exploration team to characterize the geology of sedimentary lithium resources in the United States. Successful applicants will be tasked with collecting samples for geochemical analysis, field and desktop geological mapping of sites, synthesizing field and laboratory data, and writing reports. The internship will be based in Reno, Nevada, though most work will be field based (remote). The internship is expected to last June -September, 2021. Housing, a monthly stipend of $3,000 USD, and travel expenses will be provided. Applications should be received by April 9, 2021. 

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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Paleontology, Department of Earth Sciences | Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Department of Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in paleontology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning as early as September 1, 2021. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Earth Sciences or a related discipline, a record of peer-reviewed publications related to paleontology or geobiology, and the capacity to develop and lead an externally funded, field- and/or laboratory-based research program with undergraduate and graduate students. The Department seeks candidates with the ability to deliver high-quality instruction of introductory and advanced paleontology courses and potential to contribute and add new pedagogical strength to the undergraduate and graduate program. Applications should be received by April 15, 2021. 

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ESA Archival Research Visitor Programme | European Space Agency

To increase the scientific return from its space science missions, the European Space Agency (ESA) welcomes applications from scientists interested in pursuing research projects based on data publicly available in the ESA Space Science Archives (http://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/esdc). The ESA Archival Research Visitor Programme is open to scientists, at all career levels, affiliated with institutes in ESA Member States and Collaborating States. Early-career scientists (within 10 years of the PhD) are particularly encouraged to apply. PhD students are also welcome to apply through their supervisors. During their stay, visiting scientists will have access to archives and mission specialists for help with the retrieval, calibration, and analysis of archival data. In principle, all areas of space research covered by ESA science missions can be supported. Residence lasts typically between one and three months, also distributed over multiple visits. Research projects can be carried out at ESAC (Madrid, Spain) and at ESTEC (Noordwijk, Netherlands). To offset the expenses incurred by visitors, ESA covers travel costs from and to the home institution and provides support for lodging expenses and meals.

Application deadline April 30, 2021. 

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Research Fellow in Sedimentology | University of Oslo

Position as PhD Research Fellow in Sedimentology available at the department of Geosciences, University of Oslo. The fellowship period is 3 or 4 years, with 3 years devoted to pursue research to-wards a PhD degree. Depending on qualifications, the evaluation committee for the position will decide if the candidate can be offered a 4th year. In that case, the position entails a compulsory work load of 25% that may consist of teaching and supervision duties. Starting date no later than October 1, 2021. No one can be appointed for more than one PhD Research Fellowship period at the University of Oslo.

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Geology Adjunct Instructor | Big Sandy Community & Technical College

Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Eastern Kentucky is seeking qualified applicants for a part time instructors to teach Geology in-person & online for selected day, evening, and weekend classes at any of our campus locations.

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Geology Adjunct Faculty | Odessa College

Odessa College is looking for an Adjunct Instructor in Geology capable of teaching up to 2 classes (Lecture and lab) per year. Must be able to teach all required Geology coursework and labs either on campus or in an online format.

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Earth Science Geology Instructor - Adjunct Temporary | Antelope Valley College

Antelope Valley College invites applications for our adjunct (Temporary, part-time) faculty applicant pool for the following Geology discipline. Instruct students in the assigned discipline. Assignment may include teaching courses during the day, evening, and/or off-campus sites.

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Adjunct Instructor of Geology | San Juan College

Adjunct faculty serve as temporary part-time faculty and are appointed as needed on a semester by semester basis. The primary duty is effective teaching of college-level courses and/or labs in the qualified discipline. Application due June 30, 2021.

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