UNIVERSITY OF CHILE IN SANTIAGO, FACULTY OF PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL
Applications are invited for two academic positions (research and teaching) in the fields of structural geology/andean tectonics, and volcanology at the Department of Geology, Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile in Santiago.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in subjects related to the fields requested and preferably be under 30 years old. A proficiency in spoken and written Spanish will be particularly valued.
Candidates must send their curriculum vitae, a copy of their academic degree certificate, and two confidential letters of recommendation from well known scientists in the subjects concerned, to the following address: Departamento de Geologia (Concurso Academico), Universidad de Chile, Casilla 13518, Correo 21, Santiago, CHILE. Salary is in the range of $20,000 to $24,000 US dollars per year according to qualifications. The deadline for application is June 15, 1999. Further particulars may be obtained from e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MINERALOGY, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
The department of geology invites applications for a temporary position in mineralogy. The appointment will begin August 17, 1999 and extend for an additional academic year ending May 2001. The successful applicant will teach four courses per year including mineralogy, earth history and resources (a general education requirement designed for non-majors), our spring field-trip class, and one upper division class designed for geology majors (e.g., environmental mineralogy). Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be in the final stages of completing the degree. Desirable qualifications include: teaching experience, field experience, and research activity that complements ongoing research in our petrology/tectonics group (e.g., petrology, geochemistry, tectonic development of convergent margins and mountain belts). Applicants should send a complete resume (including a bibliography and a statement of teaching and research interests) and have at least three letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Mark K. Reagan, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1379. Phone: (319)335-1818. Fax: (319)335-1821. E-mail: email@example.com. Final evaluation of candidates will begin on June 11, 1999 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Iowa is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
The Department of geological sciences invites applications for a post-doctoral position in paleontology at Indiana University. Appointment will be for one year, possibly renewable for one additional year, beginning on or around August 1, 1999. Salary will be approximately $30,000 per year. We desire an individual who is broadly interdisciplinary and will provide research linkages between paleontology and any other area of geological sciences, or between paleontology and other scientific disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an advanced undergraduate course in geobiology in the fall semester, 1999. A Ph.D., or equivalent in a relevant discipline, is required Review of applications will begin on June 1, 1999 Position will remain open until filled. Candidates should address directly how they will link paleontology with any other area of geological sciences or with any other scientific discipline in their letter of application. Candidates should submit their application letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of four references (including addresses and phone numbers) to: Dr. Christopher G. Maples, Chair Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 USA. AA/EOE.
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND SEDIMENTATION & STRATIGRAPHY
COLBY COLLEGE seeks a dynamic individual to join the Department of Geology as visiting assistant professor effective September 1, 1999. A Ph.D. is preferred, but outstanding ABD candidates will also be considered for appointment as visiting instructor. The successful applicant will be expected to teach structural geology and introductory environmental geology in the fall, as well as sedimentation and stratigraphy, and a second course in the applicantís area of expertise in the spring. Expertise in hydrogeology will strengthen an application. This is a one-year temporary position, although the department will be launching a national search for a tenure-track position in the fall of 1999.
Colby College is a highly selective, nationally ranked, private, residential, undergraduate, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 1,750 full-time students, of which some 35 are declared majors within the department of geology. The college is located within the Maine Slate Belt of the northern Appalachians. Paleozoic sediments, metasediments, and intrusives dominate the geologic record of the state, along with a surficial blanket of late Quaternary glacigenic and postglacial sediments.
To apply, please submit a letter of intent, complete curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation addressing the applicantís teaching effectiveness to: Chair of Search Committee, Dept. of Geology, Colby College, 5800 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8858. The committee will begin evaluating applications as they arrive and continue until the position is filled.
Colby College is an AA/EO employer and especially encourages applications from women and minorities. For more information on the college and the department, please visit our Web Site at http://www.colby.edu. Additional information pertaining specifically to this position may be found at http://www.colby.edu/geology/vacancy.html.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY
The geology department at Colgate University is accepting applications for a tenure-stream, assistant professor position in the field of metamorphic petrology. We are seeking an individual with a Ph.D. who is committed to excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate level. The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose research is field oriented and focuses on P-T-t histories of metamorphic terrains, the role of fluids in crustal metamorphic processes, high-pressure terrains, or isotopic and geochronological studies. The successful applicant will teach one course in igneous-metamorphic petrology, and develop other courses at the introductory level for non-majors and at the upper level for geology students. Participation in the geology department's summer field course, student involvement in research, and a willingness to contribute to other all-university programs such as the scientific perspectives core are expected.
Colgate University is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,700 students. The geology department comprises 8 full-time faculty, a lab instructor, and a technician. Modern analytical instrumentation includes an SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, AA, and geophysical equipment. The Geology Department maintains a web page at http://departments.colgate.edu/geology. Colgate University is an equal opportunity employer and applications from women and minorities are encouraged. Review of applications will begin in early September; preliminary interviews will be held at GSA/Denver, Colo.; and on-campus interviews will begin November 1. Applications containing the names of three professional references and statements of teaching philosophy and research interests should be sent to: Dr. Constance Soja, Chair, Department of Geology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346.
Programmer Analyst needed for developing applications using ESRI product suite. Responsibilities include meeting with clients, developing specifications, integrating data, and programming/customizing applications in ArcInfo (AML), ArcView (Avenue), Map Objects/SDE, Internet Map Server, etc. Working knowledge of at least one other CAD/GIS/DBMS environment desirable (e.g., Intergraph, Bentley, AutoDesk, Oracle, etc.). Minimum of 5 years working experience with 2 years GIS programming required. Please send resume, by mail, to CorDax, H/R Dept., One Technology, Suite I-829, Irvine, CA 92618. Send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax resume to (949)753-1299.
Successful candidate will study, examine, identify, and analyze rocks, minerals, and fossils. He/she will serve as liaison with Chinese fossil dealers and officials in order to facilitate the location and trading of minerals and fossils. The position requires a B.S. in geology; 5 years experience; and a forty-hour work week (10am - 7pm). The salary is $42,000 a year with $30.29 an hour for overtime. The job site and interview are in Roachdale, Ind. Send resumes, with social security number, to: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, 10 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204-2277. Attn: Dpg. Include ID #8039979.
GEODYNAMICS, PENN STATE
The department of geosciences invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the broad area of geodymanics. Of particular interest are individuals in the fields of rheology, mantle dynamics, lithospheric deformation (including surface, crustal, and lithospheric scale processes), and/or active tectonics (including observational geodesy and natural hazards research). Individuals with expertise in experimental, theoretical, and/or observational aspects of these fields are encouraged to apply. This position is part of a focused initiative in the area of geodynamics. The successful candidate will join a geodynamics group with research activities in seismology, lithospheric geodynamics, surface processes, active tectonics, and structural geology. Opportunities exist to participate in the college-wide Center for Natural Hazards Research. Applicants should demonstrate the potential for developing a funded research program and high-quality teaching. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. We expect to fill this position at the assistant professor level, but appointment at an associate professor level is possible in exceptional cases. The search process begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Applications should include a complete resume, examples of published work, a statement outlining teaching and research interests and the names and addresses of at least four (4) individuals who could provide references. Send application materials to: Head, Department of Geosciences, POS # T-4719,503 Deike Bldg., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. AA/EOE.
Successful candidate will study, examine, identify, and analyze rocks, minerals, and fossils. He/she will serve as liaison with Chinese fossil dealers and officials in order to facilitate the location and trading of minerals and fossils. The position requires a B.S. in Geology; 5 years experience; and a forty-hour work week (10am - 7pm). The salary is $42,000 a year with $30.29 an hour for overtime. The job site and interview are in Roachdale, Ind. Send resumes, with social security number, to: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, 10 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204-2277. Attn: Dpg. Include ID #8039979.
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, is seeking a structural geologist who has the ability to deal with the analysis of regional tectonics of sedimentary basins and/or thrust-fold belt structures. The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate an innovative and rigorous research program that includes the supervision of MSc and Ph.D. students and interaction with other faculty members who are engaged in research programs that involve various aspects of structural geology. This person will also teach courses in structural geology at the undergraduate and graduate levels, field school, and general earth science courses. The department is exceptionally well-equipped with state-of-the-art analytical equipment (e.g., electron microprobe, scanning electron microscope, X-ray powder diffractometers, and isotope geochemistry laboratories). Detailed information on the faculty and facilities of the department can be found on the World Wide Web at www.ualberta.ca/EAS. The appointment for this position can be at the assistant/associate professor or professor level. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have a proven research record. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2000 provided that a suitable candidate can be found. Applications, including a resume and a statement of research interests, should be addressed to: Dr. Brian Jones, Chair, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2E3. Fax: (780)492-8190. Applications by e-mail will be declined. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the Chair. Deadline for the receipt of applications and letters of reference is Sept. 15, 1999. The University of Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in employment. As an employer, we welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.
SENIOR MANAGER/HEAD INFORMATION DELIVERY GROUP
The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking an outstanding leader to administer its Information Delivery Group of 40 scientists and support staff, having expertise in GIS, publications, graphic arts, photography, computing, library and public information, and geoscience education and outreach. Must be a proactive, creative individual who can facilitate effective communication with the public, the education community, industry, agencies, and the scientific community. Broad knowledge of scientific information delivery; experience producing and distributing scientific information through a variety of media; ability to develop and use marketing plans; understanding of modern information/data management systems; creativity in interpreting science for lay audiences. Preferred: Ph.D. with 20 years experience in geology or related scientific field, or in communications, information management, or marketing, including supervisory experience; successful communication and marketing of scientific products. Individuals with less experience, but otherwise exceptional qualifications, will be considered. Includes excellent benefits and University of Illinois staff privileges. Closing date: Aug. 16, 1999 or until a suitable candidate is found. For an application form, contact: email@example.com, (217)244-2401, Human Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820. AA/EEO/ADA Employer.
ILLINOIS STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, QUATERNARY GEOLOGIST
Full-time state-supported position to conduct and/or support original research in glacial geology, glacial/fluvial sedimentology, and geologic mapping; work with a team of geoscientists in mapping 1:24,000-scale quadrangles; conduct topical research in Quaternary geology and surface/subsurface mapping of Quaternary sediments in Illinois. Requires valid driverís license and substantial travel in Illinois for field mapping. Some lifting may be required. Masterís degree in geology with two years related work experience in Quaternary geology and geologic mapping. Prefer masterís degree with four years experience, or recent Ph.D., and field experience in 3-dimensional mapping of Quaternary deposits. Salary range: $29,000-$34,000. Closing date: Aug. 1, 1999. For application form, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (217)244-2401, Human Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820. AA/EO/ADA employer.
SENIOR MANAGER/HEAD ECONOMIC GEOLOGY GROUP
The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking an outstanding scientist/manager of national stature to oversee research and service programs in sedimentary and crustal processes, coal, oil and gas, industrial minerals, geochemistry, energy and environmental engineering, and resource economics. Will lead multidisciplinary programs, attract soft money, effectively communicate scientific results to the public, industry, and government, and have strong personnel skills. The Economic Geology Group, one of three scientific groups, includes 50 scientists and support staff and is a key element of the ISGS program. Required: Ph.D. and 14 years or masterís degree and 17 years experience in geological science with emphasis in geologic resources and both research and managerial experience. Preferred: Ph.D. and 20 years experience in geological science with emphasis in geologic resources research with extensive managerial experience/training. Includes excellent benefits and University of Illinois staff privileges. Closing date: Aug. 16, 1999 or until a suitable candidate is found. For an application form, contact: email@example.com, (217)244-2401, Human Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820. AA/EEO/ADA Employer.
MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
The Maryland Geological Survey, an agency of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, is seeking a principal geologist to serve as program chief in its environmental geology program. The program comprises three elements: small watersheds, applied geology (geologic mapping and geologic factors affecting land modification), and the Earth Science Information Center. The responsibilities of this position include managing the scientific, fiscal, personnel, and administrative matters of a statewide program; planning and supervising activities of the programís elements; preparing proposals for intergovernmental projects (e.g., USGS Ė Statemap, FEMA, MD SHA); conducting environmental geology studies (stratigraphy/sedimentary geology preferred specialty area); coordinating projects and planning with other DNR, state, county, and federal agencies and collaborating with them as opportunities emerge. Computer skills including GIS and mapping concepts are essential. The successful candidate will posses a masterís degree in geology or a related field of earth science with six (6) years experience as a practicing geologist of which two (2) years will have been of a scientific administrative and/or scientific supervisory nature.
The salary range for this position is $40,633 -- $61,468 plus an attractive benefits package, which includes paid annual, personal and sick leave, health care, and retirement.
The closing date for receipt of resumes and/or applications is Sept. 15, 1999. Qualified applicants may obtain a State of Maryland employment application by contacting Jeanne Gary, Maryland Geological Survey, 2300 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Phone: (410)554-5511. Fax: (410)554-5502. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FACULTY POSITION/DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY/UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE
The Department of Geology at the University of Maryland is searching for a tenure-track faculty member who has made fundamental contributions in the application of geochemistry to understanding Earth processes. We seek an outstanding scientist whose research interests could be in trace element and/or isotope geochemistry.
Research strengths in the department of geology are in the broad areas of mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry, in particular of granites and associated mineralization; hydrological processes and integration of geomorphology, hydrology, and ecology to understand surface environments; isotope geochemistry in support of these areas and in mantle geochemistry, meteoritics, tectonics, carbonate diagenesis, sediment cycling, geochronology, stratigraphy, and paleoclimate studies. The department of geology encourages interdisciplinary approaches to the study of Earth and participates in the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center. This new center has been formed through collaboration between the University of Maryland and NASAís Goddard Space Flight Center to advance fundamental knowledge about the earth system through pre-eminent research and teaching programs.
The department expects to fill this position by the beginning of the spring semester (2000) or as soon as possible thereafter, most likely at the rank of assistant professor. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded research program, to direct graduate students, and to participate fully in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including courses in the introductory nonmajor program.
The University of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications should be submitted by Sept. 20, 1999 for best consideration and should be submitted to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Applicants should provide a statement describing research and teaching interests, indicating how he/she envisions contributing to the departmentís research and teaching activities, and a signed curriculum vitae. Applicants should arrange to have a minimum of four letters of recommendation sent directly to the chair of the Search Committee before Sept. 20, 1999. The search committee encourages applicants to submit copies of up to two recent publications in support of their candidacy.
The Geologic Division of the U.S. Geological Survey is conducting a national competition to find outstanding scientists, who have recently completed doctorate-level research, to fill contractual positions as Guest Research Associates in the following areas of research: sediment transport modeling; coastal and near-shore erosion; marine environment geochemistry; marine seismic analyses; tectonics and natural processes; integrated information management; interdisciplinary-statistical analysis; economics; carbon sequestration; basin history; economic geography; hydrocarbon generation modeling; clastic sequence stratigraphy; geology impacts on human health; organic geochemistry/biogeochemistry; multi-spectral remote sensing of earth surface materials; seismic source parameters; and instrumentation and data analysis of building for seismic engineering. The possible locations are Denver, Colo., Pasadena, Calif., Woods Hole, Mass., Reston, Va., Newark, Del., and St. Petersburg, Fla.
Applicants should be outstanding scientists who have recently completed doctoral-level research and have a record of demonstrated ability or outstanding potential for basic and applied research. Compensation will be in fixed, weekly stipends for the geographic area in which they work. Approximate stipend amounts are as follows: Reston Va., $1,013.00; Denver, Colo., $1,026.00; Woods Hole, Mass., Pasadena, Calif., Newark, Del., and St. Petersburg, Fla., $995.00. Awardees are offered a services contract initially for 12 months that may be extended for 1 year upon availability of funds and management recommendation. Application deadline is July 16, 1999.
For more information about the program and the application materials required, view complete details in the guest research associateship program announcement on the Web at http://geology.usgs.gov/postdoc/ or call (703)648-6630 to request a copy.
The U.S. Geological Survey is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration with regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, political preference, labor-organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, or non-disqualifying handicap.
GEOLOGY FACULTY, WHEATON COLLEGE
Wheaton College invites applications to fill a geology faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin in August 2000. Earned doctorate in an applied field with major interests in environmental geoscience preferred. Primary teaching responsibilities include geomorphology, environmental geology, physical geology, and hydrogeology with the possibility of secondary opportunities to teach classes related to the applicant's expertise in areas such as soils, aqueous geochemistry, atmospheric science, and geologic engineering. The college has a strong focus on cooperative undergraduate research. Qualified applicants are expected to develop research and internship experiences for department majors. Send letter of interest, resume, and names of references to Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg, Chair, Geology Department, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187. Application forms will be sent to promising applicants. Inquiries received until the position is filled.
Wheaton College is an evangelical, Christian, liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a statement of faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The college complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
FACULTY POSITIONS IN ATMOSPHERE, OCEAN, CLIMATE DYNAMICS AT YALE
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University announces a search for several ladder faculty positions in the general area of atmosphere, ocean, and climate dynamics. We seek both junior and senior applicants with records of creative research in subject areas that improve understanding of modern atmospheric and oceanic processes and/or the evolution of Earthís climate in geologic time scales. Areas of special interest include atmosphere/ocean modeling; climate-system modeling; coupled air-sea interaction; dynamical meteorology and oceanography; glaciology; hydrology; remote sensing; and the physics, dynamics, and chemistry of clouds. New appointments at Yale in these areas will contribute to a broad emphasis in the department on paleoclimatology, paleo-environments, and global change. Additional appointments in the department will be made in areas of active tectonics and geomorphology, geochemistry, paleontology, and solid-earth geophysics. Closing date for applications is September 30, 1999.
We encourage applicants from historically disadvantaged ethnic, racial, and gender categories. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals, and the names and addresses of three or more referees to: AOCD Search Committee, Professor Danny Rye, Chair, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109.
FACULTY POSITIONS IN GEOCHEMISTRY AT YALE UNIVERSITY
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University is starting a new multidisciplinary hiring initiative in earth science, which will include several ladder faculty appointments in the general area of geochemistry, starting as early as January 2000. We invite applications from both junior- and senior-level candidates who will develop internationally recognized research programs in collaboration with present and future Yale geoscientists. The positions will include teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. All subfields will be considered, including but not limited to: biogeochemistry, earth surface chemical processes, experimental geochemistry, mantle geochemistry, organic geochemistry, radiogenic and stable isotopes, and theoretical geochemistry. Closing date for applications is September 30, 1999.
We encourage applicants from historically disadvantaged ethnic, racial, and gender categories. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals, and the names and addresses of three or more referees to: Geochemistry Search Committee, Professor Danny Rye, Chair, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109.
FACULTY POSITIONS IN SOLID-EARTH GEOPHYSICS AT YALE UNIVERSITY
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University is starting a new multidisciplinary hiring initiative in earth science, which includes a major expansion in solid-earth geophysics. To this end, we intend to fill several ladder faculty positions in solid-earth geophysics, either at the junior or senior level, starting as early as January 2000. We invite applicants who will develop internationally recognized research programs in collaboration with present and future Yale geoscientists. The positions will include teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. All subfields of solid-earth geophysics will be considered, including but not limited to: geodesy, geodynamics, geomagnetism, mineral physics, rock and earthquake mechanics, and seismology. Closing date for applications is September 30, 1999.
We encourage applicants from historically disadvantaged ethnic, racial, and gender categories. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals, and the names and addresses of three or more referees to: Solid-Earth Geophysics Search Committee, Professor Danny Rye, Chair, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109.
FACULTY POSITION IN ACTIVE TECTONICS AND GEOMORPHOLOGY AT YALE UNIVERSITY
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University announces a ladder faculty position, at either the junior or senior level, in the general area of active tectonics and geomorphology, starting as early as January 2000. This position is part of a broad multidisciplinary hiring initiative in earth sciences at Yale, including the areas of the dynamics of the oceans, atmospheres, and climate; geochemistry; solid-earth geophysics; and paleontology. For the active tectonics and geomorphology search, we are particularly interested in finding candidates who relate the evolution of landforms to the forcing caused by tectonic and climate processes. We also welcome applications from related fields, including but not limited to: geodynamics of landscape evolution, paleoseismology, structural geology, and tectonics. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally visible research program, and to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The closing date for applications is September 30, 1999.
We encourage applicants from historically disadvantaged ethnic, racial, and gender categories. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals, and the names and addresses of three or more referees to: Geomorphology Search Committee, Professor Danny Rye, Chair, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109.
FACULTY POSITION IN PALEONTOLOGY AT YALE UNIVERSITY
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University is starting a new multidisciplinary hiring initiative in earth science, which includes the strengthening of its program in paleontology. To this end, we intend to fill a ladder faculty position in paleontology, at either the junior or senior level, starting September 2000. We invite applicants who will develop an internationally recognized research program in collaboration with present and future Yale geoscientists and bioscientists. The position will include teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. All subfields of paleontology will be considered, including but not limited to, biogeochemistry, biostratigraphy, event stratigraphy, evolutionary processes, functional morphology, marcroevolution, origin of major groups/body plans, marine paleoecology, mass extinctions, paleobiogeography, paleoenvironmental analysis, systematics, and taphonomy. Closing date for applications is January 15, 2000.
We encourage applicants from historically disadvantaged ethnic, racial, and gender categories. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals, and the names and addresses of three or more referees to: Paleontology Search Committee, Professor Danny Rye, Chair, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109.
VISITING FACULTY POSITIONS IN EARTH SCIENCES AT YALE UNIVERSITY
The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University announces the opening of several visiting faculty positions, starting as early as September 1, 1999. Applicants from all areas of earth science and all career levels are welcome to apply. The visiting positions are part of a major hiring initiative in earth sciences at Yale focused on rebuilding the size and strength of the department. We are looking for individuals who would enjoy contributing and interacting in a broad multidisciplinary department that includes active programs in atmospheres, oceans, and climate; geochemistry; petrology; solid-earth geophysics; paleontology and evolutionary theory; and tectonics. The successful applicant would be expected to conduct an active research program, to interact with students and faculty, and to teach one course or seminar per semester with the topic to be negotiated. The duration and scope of the visit are negotiable as well. Applications will be considered as they arrive.
We encourage applicants from historically disadvantaged ethnic, racial, and gender categories. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of professional goals, and the names and addresses of three or more referees to: Visiting Faculty Search Committee, Professor Danny Rye, Chair, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109.
Implement the stateís Wellhead Protection Program, conducting groundwater pumping tests and obtaining other field data delineating capture zones. Supervision of groundwater monitoring wells implementing state regulations, investigating sites affected by leaking underground storage tanks. MA in geology or in the alternative BA in geology plus 2 years experience. Forty hour work week (9am-5pm). Salary is $45,000 per year. Employer paid ad. Send resumes to: 7310 Woodward Ave., 4th flr., Detroit, MI 48202. Reference #145998.
HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY
Applications are invited for the position of head of the Department of Geology at Utah State University. The successful candidate is expected to have an outstanding record of research. Applicants must have a doctorate in the geosciences, must qualify for a full professorship, should have excellent teaching credentials, an established record of University and professional service, and administrative skills. This is a 12-month position. Applications from qualified women and minorities are encouraged. Utah State University is a Carnegie I Land-Grant Institution. The department of geology offers the M.S. degree in geology and four B.S. degree programs. Excellent physical facilities for teaching and research, a vigorous faculty, and proximity to world-class geology are key attractions of this position. Candidates will be expected to teach upper-division/graduate-level courses in their area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduate courses in mineralogy, optical mineralogy, and/or igneous and metamorphic petrology. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and administrative philosophy, and the names of five references to: Dr. Susanne U. Janecke, Chair of screening committee, Department of Geology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-4505. For a full description of this position refer to http://www.usu.edu/~geoldept. Screening of applications will begin on Sept. 15, 1999, but applications will be accepted until a pool of qualified candidates is identified. UTAH STATE
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RESEARCH GEOPHYSICIST, KANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS
Conduct and publish results of research in subsurface geophysics and geology with emphasis on geophysical interpretation. Required: Ph.D. in the geosciences or MS in the geosciences with additional documented research experience. Salary negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start approx. Sept. 1, 1999. For full description, requirements, and application procedure see http://www.kgs.ukans.edu/General/jobs.html (ref: J0008381) or contact Annette Delaney, 1930 Constant Ave., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66047. Phone: (785)864-3965. Applications postmarked on or before July 31, 1999 will be given first consideration. EO/AA employer.
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Classified advertisers may link their ad to their web site for $25.00 per insertion.
Deadline: 20th of month two months prior. For example, ads (or cancellations) for the August 1999 issue must reach the Geotimes office by June 20. (The issue will reach most readers by the first week of the month.) Geotimes is not responsible for any ads with deadlines that are earlier than the end of the month in which the ad appears.
To estimate cost of a classified ad: figure approximately 45 characters per line including spaces and punctuation marks. Multiply total number of lines times the appropriate ad rate to get the cost. (This is only an estimate cost please allow 10% to 20% above your estimate when submitting a purchase order.)
This page updated June 4, 1999