Job Opening

Job opening for a Geoscientist at the University of Oklahoma (permanent staff position)

University of Oklahoma (OU Oklahoma USA)

Posted: 07/25/2019

Open Until: 09/30/2019

The School of Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma has an opening for a research scientist. This permanent position will support faculty and students in the areas of seismic processing, seismic interpretation, and computational applications.

The application site is:
Detailed job description:
Job Number:
: School of Geosciences
Job Location
: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
: Full-time
Work Schedule: M-F 8 to 5; some duties outside regular hours
Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000 based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Academic Transcripts, Other Document (See Job Requirements for details)
Job Description
--- The School of Geology and Geophysics is recruiting a full-time Geoscience staff scientist (Scientist/Researcher III). This position is supporting faculty and students in (1) research and education, and in (2) maintaining and using existing software related to seismic processing/interpretation and other geoscientific applications. The candidate must be familiar with professional software packages used in seismic processing and interpretation. A background in Linux system administration is of advantage. This position will also be a liaison to OU IT and will maintain software licenses including renewal requests. Please submit resume, cover letter, academic transcripts and two reference letters.
Job Requirements
Required Education: Master's Degree OR:

* BS and 5 years of relevant professional experience.


* Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
* Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
* Must be able to perform basic data analysis


* None required

Advertised Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to engage in repetitive motions and communicate. Remain for extended periods in front of computer monitor using a keyboard. Lift up to 40 lbs.

Departmental Preferences:

* Excellent Linux system administration skills and experience.
* Windows administration skills.
* Familiarity with professional geoscientific and seismic processing software in industry or academic
* Programming and scripting skills.
* Effective communication skills.
* Experience with ProMax.
* Ability and interest in classroom teaching (lab).

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes
Special Indications: None

How to Apply

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