Assistant Professor in Rock Physics
University of Colorado Boulder
Open Until: 11/22/2017
Institution: University of Colorado Boulder
Open Until: 2017-11-22
The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of
Rock Physics. We seek a scientist who will examine the relationship between stress and deformation in earth materials. The focus and research direction can include experimental, theoretical, applied, or field methods related to the mechanics of deformation in any part of the earth.
Candidates should describe their plans to build collaborations with our
existing faculty, and complement one or more of our strengths in petroleum
geology, seismology, geodesy, geomorphology, tectonics, hydrogeology,
petrology, mineral physics, and structural geology. 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 levels.
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 applicants
consider to be the important problems in their field, and how they will
design a research program to address these problems. Teaching statements
should address goals and approaches to instruction. Applications will
receive full consideration if received by November 8, 2017 and must be
received by November 22, 2017. For further information, contact the Chair
of the search committee, Craig Jones (cjones<at>colorado.edu).
This 9-month tenure-track position is at the Assistant Professor level with
a start date as early as July 1, 2018. A PhD in Earth science or a related
field must be conferred prior to the start of the appointment. 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://www.colorado.edu/GeolSci to learn more about the Department, these affiliations and resources.
Applications are accepted at <https://cu.taleo.net/careerse
ction/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=10145&lang=en> (job posting #00735505).
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