The Department of Physical Sciences of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) invites applications for a tenure – track position in Petroleum Geology, the rank is to be determined. Interested applicants must have a doctorate in geology or a related geoscience field, post-doctoral experience is preferred. The specific field of interest is open, and we invite candidates from a wide range of geoscience disciplines to apply. We seek a candidate that is an outstanding teacher, and can teach one or more of the following courses: Structural Geology, Organic Petrology, Geochemistry, and other courses in candidate’s area of expertise. The successful applicant will have a willingness to teach both face-to-face and online courses. Additionally, he/she will establish an innovative and relevant research program and be expected to direct undergraduate and graduate (MS) research students. The successful applicant for this position may be eligible to hold the Ellen and Bill Noel Distinguished Professorship in Energy Research, an endowment that would provide funding for basic equipment, supplies, and the research needs that can be an important asset for leveraging additional extramural funding. The candidate is expected to apply to the University of Texas System Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) Program https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/health-affairs/stars-program.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete contact information for at least three letters of reference. The position is expected to be filled prior to the Fall semester 2016. UTPB is situated in the heart of the Permian Basin, one of the preeminent petroleum provinces in the world, and faculty often have the opportunity to partner with oil companies on student theses’ projects and grants. More information about the Department can be found at: http://www.utpb.edu/cas/academic-departments/physical-sciences-department/geology-program. Questions regarding the search may be addressed to the head of the Physical Sciences Department, Dr. Kyle Beran (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications are due by January 15, 2016 and review will begin shortly after. All interested applicants should view the application and submit their materials to Ms. Jessica Raymond, email@example.com.
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.