Assistant Professor in Geosciences, Colorado State University

We seek to fill a 9-month tenure-track appointment to strengthen our offerings in Petroleum Geosciences. The preferred start date is August 2015. Requirements are a Ph.D. in geology or a closely related discipline, a strong research record and future potential in geosciences, evidence of research interests that complement and enhance existing departmental strengths, and that catalyze new interdisciplinary directions in the future, and evidence of teaching interests that strengthen the department’s offerings in petroleum geosciences and related areas.  Preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to geo-education and potential for excellence in teaching, including field education and professional career preparation of undergraduate and graduate students, an interest in research and associated activities related to geosciences hydrocarbon industries, an established or promising peer-reviewed publication record, the ability to obtain and manage external research funding, and the ability to establish strong research and industry partnership programs within the department, college and/or university.  The successful applicant is expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels and develop a vigorous externally funded research program supporting graduate students.

To view a complete position description and apply, please visit: by 5:00 pm January 23, 2015.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.  CSU conducts background checks on all final candidates.