Faculty Position in Sedimentology, University of Colorado, Boulder

Tenure-Track Position in Sedimentology, University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado
Boulder, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the
field of Sedimentology. We seek a scientist who will integrate field,
laboratory, theoretical, modeling and/or applied approaches to
sedimentology and stratigraphy. The focus and research direction can be
in any aspect of sedimentology, and in either ancient or modern systems.

The successful candidate is expected to build collaborations with our
existing faculty, and complement one or more of our strengths in
petroleum geology, paleoclimatology, geomorphology, paleontology,
geobiology, geohydrology, tectonics, and organic and inorganic
geochemistry. The successful candidate will need to develop an
externally funded, innovative and impactful research program, and
contribute to departmental teaching at both undergraduate and graduate

This 9-month tenure-track position is at the Assistant Professor level
with a start date as early as July 1, 2017. A PhD in Earth sciences or a
related field is required at the time of appointment, and post-doctoral,
industry, or current faculty experience is advantageous. The Department
of Geological Sciences is affiliated with several research centers and
institutes (EMARC, INSTAAR, CSDMS, CIRES, LASP) and offers a diverse set
of resources for teaching and research. The department has an ongoing
GeoEnergy initiative that the successful applicant can help shape. Visit
http://ift.tt/2ciHHGq to learn more about the Department,
these affiliations and resources.

Applications are accepted at
http://ift.tt/2cozWvu (job
posting #06670).
Applications must include statements of research and teaching interests;
a curriculum vitae; reprints of three papers; and names and contact
information of three individuals who can provide letters of
recommendation. Research statements should include a description of what
the applicant considers to be the important problems in their field, and
how their research contributes to these questions. Teaching statements
should address goals and approaches to instruction. Review of
applications will begin November 1, 2016, and will be accepted until the
position is filled. For further information, contact the Chair of the
search committee, David Budd (budd@colorado.edu).

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women,
racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request
for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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