Assistant Professor Of Earth And Atmospheric Sciences (Exploration Geophysics)

Applications are invited for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and curricular development of undergraduate and graduate courses, to advise and direct graduate students, and to develop a rigorous research program that is supported by external funding. It is expected that the research program will include field and subsurface-based studies of exploration geophysics. Ability to contribute to growing petroleum geoscience-related teaching and research activities within the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences will be considered as an advantage. The candidate should demonstrate strong potential for research and teaching and must hold a Ph.D. in Geology or a related field at the time of appointment. Female and ethnic minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Sedimentary Geology and Paleontology, Meteorology/Climatology, and Hydrosphere Geosciences programs serve as the three primary units within the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences. The department offers B.S. degrees in Geology and Meteorology/Climatology, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Additional information about our department can be found on our Web site:

To apply, go to requisition 41016 and complete the "faculty/administrative form". Applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement detailing research and teaching interests, and names of at least three references via the above website. We will begin to review applications on November 5, 2014, but the position will remain open until it is filled.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. For further information, contact Dr. Chris Fielding, Search Committee Chair by email, phone, or mail at:, 1-402-472-9801; Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln NE 68588-0340.