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Tenure-track junior faculty position in Earth and Planetary Sciences Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability 

Work type: University Tenure Line 

Location: Stanford University Doerr School of Sustainability 

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Earth and Planetary Sciences. We invite candidates that have completed or will soon complete their Ph.D. in a broad range of areas including but not limited to geochemistry, sedimentary geology, and structural geology. We also encourage applicants that apply their disciplines in the context of field research, planetary science, or both. The successful candidate will serve as faculty in the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability. Candidates must have an exceptional record of scholarly work, demonstrate a dedication to teaching, and an established commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Application materials need to be submitted online at this link. The deadline to submit your application is October 30, 2023. Late applications will not be accepted. 

For general questions regarding this position, please contact Claudia Baroni at


Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Science | Dalhousie University

As a signatory of the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion, Dalhousie has committed to taking decisive action to recruit Black scholars to the university and to employ best practices to support their retention and advancement. This commitment is expressed in our Strategic Plan’s second pillar, Inclusive Excellence. In keeping with these commitments and our institutional drive and obligation to enrich our research, teaching, and learning environment and community engagement, Dalhousie University invites applications for the below position.

This opportunity is part of a cluster hiring initiative supported by the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award (DDFA) program. In keeping with the principles of employment equity, the DDFA program aims to correct historic underrepresentation. This initiative will support inclusive excellence by appointing five Black scholars to the university across multiple disciplines. Cluster hires promote interdisciplinary collaboration, while creating communities of support for scholars from underrepresented groups. These new scholars will find opportunities for scholarly contributions, collaboration, and support as Fellows of the newly established Black Studies Research Institute (BSRI) and will contribute to our emerging transdisciplinary program in Black and African Diaspora Studies (BAFD).

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Research Associate I | Delaware Geological Survey

The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) at the University of Delaware ( seeks two Research Associates. he mission of the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) includes research, exploration and service. Statutory charges include the following: systematic investigation of the geology of Delaware; exploration and research pertaining to the water, mineral, and other earth resources; preparation of reports and maps presenting its findings; and provision of factual information and advice to the officials and citizens of Delaware. Under the general direction of a senior investigator, the Research Associate I will independently perform basic data collection and applied research related to the collection, organization, and dissemination of data resources related to the geology and hydrogeology of Delaware. This is position is supported by external funds. This position is open until filled.

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Assistant Professor Position in Sedimentology-Stratigraphy/Paleontology | Lamar University

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Lamar University seeks to hire a sedimentologist-stratigrapher or paleontologist for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Expertise in both areas is preferred. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in the geosciences. Ability to teach and conduct research in Sedimentology-Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and possibly Geomorphology, including labs in each of these courses is required. Candidates must have the ability to undertake field work, including leading field trips and potentially teaching or aiding with teaching Geology Summer Field Camp. If interested, please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three references, unofficial transcripts, and other miscellaneous materials online at Please refer to Position #499686 and posting number 202218 for correspondence.

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Assistant Tenure Professor | The University of Texas at Arlington
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the College of Science at The University of Texas Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in broadly construed areas related to environmental science at the level of Assistant Professor. Faculty candidates for higher ranks with exceptional track records will also be considered. We seek a broadly-trained environmental scientist who complements the interdisciplinary nature of our earth and environmental science programs. While candidates from all sub-disciplines of environmental and geosciences are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in environmental data science, energy resources, modeling cross-scale relationships between climate/hydrology and ecosystems, environmental health, or sustainability. Opportunities for collaboration exist with departmental research strength in geochemistry, geochronology, sedimentary geology, environmental chemistry and toxicology, climate change and paleoclimatology, paleontology, tracer hydrology, hydrogeology, and other research groups of data science, analytical chemistry, ecology, and genomics in the College of Science. Our geochemical and analytical strengths include the Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science and an ultraclean laboratory within the Earth and Environmental Science building, as well as other facilities at the UTA Science & Engineering Innovation & Research ( SEIR ) building.

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Ocean-atmosphere coupling and the dynamics of the global climate system across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary | PhD Studentship

Supervisor: Dr Rhodri Jerrett, Lecturer in Geology, University of Manchester
Please find details of an exciting field and lab-based PhD opportunity, combining elements of stratigraphy and sedimentary geochemistry. The studentship is one of four fully funded PhDs offered by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, at the University of Manchester (fees and stipend at current UKRI rate).

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