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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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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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Assistant Professor | Allan Hancock College

This is a full-time, 175-day (10-month annual contract) tenure-track faculty position in the Life & Physical Sciences Department, with a primary emphasis in geology.  The teaching assignment will also include courses in physical science and field studies courses.  The faculty member will plan and organize instructional materials based upon approved course outlines; participate in program review and curriculum development; review and revise course content as necessary; maintain five (5) required office hours per week for student consultation; participate in department and college activities; maintain class and examination schedules as well as grade and attendance records according to college regulations; and perform related tasks as required.  The assignment may include teaching in the evenings and on weekends at any college site.  We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations.  Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community.  The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. Application closes June 17, 2021. 

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Assistant Professor | Michigan State University

Michigan State University (MSU) seeks applications for a tenure stream Assistant or Associate Professor in isotope biogeochemistry. Areas of particular interest include plant, soil, and microbial ecology and biochemistry, with a focus on questions of importance in terrestrial ecosystems or terrestrial-aquatic linkages. The ideal candidate will have a strong conceptual basis to their research, addressing fundamental questions with stable isotopes. This appointment will be based in academic departments that best fit the candidate’s interests within the College of Natural Science or the College of Agricultural and Natural Resources. MSU is undertaking campus-wide initiatives to promote an inclusive workforce and encourages applications from diverse candidates, including women and minorities. Application closes June 25, 2021. 

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Assistant Professor | Stephen F. Austin State University 

This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for contributing significantly to Stephen F. Austin State University’s undergraduate and/or graduate programs through teaching, scholarship/creative accomplishment, and service. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the chair. Application closes September 1, 2021.

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Assistant Professor | Texas A&M University

The Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University is seeking applications for one full-time tenure-track faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  This position has an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022. The successful candidate should apply observational, experimental, theoretical, analytical, data-science, or modeling methods to make new and innovative oceanographic discoveries. We welcome applications from individuals with expertise in any area of oceanography, including those that would enhance interdisciplinary initiatives. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with disciplinary interests in biogeochemical/Earth system modeling, marine ecology, or marine sedimentology/geophysics, and/or who can leverage existing TAMU Geoscience Centers of Excellence listed below. Application closes September 1, 2021.

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Marine Geosciences – Seafloor Processes Principal Investigator | Monterey bay Aquarium Research Institute

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) invites qualified candidates to apply for a position as a Principal Investigator in science or engineering with a programmatic vision that advances understanding of seafloor processes and fosters the development of novel observational capabilities and/or methods. Candidate interests may span the fields of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, or interplay between abiotic and biotic systems associated within the deep-sea floor. MBARI Principal Investigators lead small research groups that collaborate with Engineering Division staff and other researchers, organize and conduct at-sea research operations, and disseminate developments and discoveries to a broad audience. Application closes October1, 2021.

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