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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.

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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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Bridge to the Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate in Earth and Environmental Sciences | University of Illinois at Chicago

The position is a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, which may culminate in the opportunity to transition to a tenure-track assistant professorship starting in the 2023-2024 academic year. Position begins August 16, 2021. Application closes January 22, 2021.

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Tenure - Track - Assistant Professor of Earth System Science | Clark University

The Graduate School of Geography at Clark University invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Earth System Science to join our internationally recognized program in Geography. The position begins August 2021. Human activity is pushing the planet into a fundamentally new state, increasingly dominated by anthropogenic drivers of and responses to cumulative and systemic environmental changes. We are interested in scholarship focused on the drivers and consequences of these major human modifications of earth systems and surfaces; and the interventions needed to mitigate, steer, or adapt to those modifications to safeguard the planet for future generations. Application closes January 29, 2021. 

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Tenure - Track Faculty Position in Paleoenvironmental Sedimentology | Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning as early as July 1, 2021 in the general area of Paleoenvironmental Sedimentology. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. We especially welcome applicants with research interests in modern and/or ancient sedimentary environments who use a multi-disciplinary approach, including geochemical and field-based analyses, to evaluate (paleo)environmental and (paleo)ecological conditions. Expertise in (paleo)marine environments and an ability to collaborate with existing faculty members in sedimentology, vertebrate paleontology, and geochemistry are assets. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in geology, preferably with postdoctoral experience and a proven record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sedimentology and establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Additional teaching may include courses in introductory geology, instrumental methods, and field school. Other duties include student mentorship and supervision, and professional service for the department, the University, and the community. Applications due February 11, 2021. 

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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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