[ES_JOBS_NET] Hamilton Chair in Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

Hamilton Chair in Earth Sciences

Position No. 06029. The Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences
at SMU announces a search to fill a named tenure-track or tenured
professorship (the rank is open) honoring WB Hamilton. We solicit
nominations and applications from earth scientists who maintain vigorous
and sustainable research programs and who have a commitment to full
participation in the educational mission of the department to provide
professional training in a liberal arts environment. As the fourth
holder of the chair established in 1921, the successful candidate will
extend existing departmental strengths in earth science. The
department’s focus is on pure research to understand Earth history and
geologic processes with applied research on problems in the national
interest such as climate and environmental change, earthquake seismology
including induced seismicity, natural hazards, nuclear test ban
monitoring and resources including geothermal energy. The expected start
date is August 1, 2016.

Applications can be submitted electronically to sschwob@smu.edu or in
writing to:

Professor John Walther
Search Committee Chair, Department of Earth Sciences,
Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 0395
Dallas TX 75275
Applicants should include curriculum vitae, statements of research and
teaching interests, and contact information for three references. To
insure full consideration applications must be received by December 5,
2015, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the
position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its
employment decisions after the position is filled.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or
activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex,
age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual
orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director
for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle
inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the
Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX
75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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