Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Structural Geology/Tectonics - University Of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Structural Geology/Tectonics. Exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. We seek a dynamic colleague who will teach and supervise students at all levels, while conducting an independent, externally funded research program in his/her field of expertise. The holder of this position is expected to (1) conduct research in structural analysis using any combination of theoretical, experimental, field and geophysical approaches; and (2) educate students in the area of structural concepts and techniques. The area of research experience and expertise is open. We expect the candidate to teach undergraduate Structural Geology and graduate courses in Advanced Structural Geology, and participate in the Introductory Field Geology course and Field camp.

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, have a research record, and an interest in teaching undergraduates and mentoring graduate students. Salary, benefits, and start-up funds will be competitive and commensurate with experience. The ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics has a large, vibrant faculty with a broad range of research activities, from fundamental to applied, and strong ties to the petroleum industry. The student body currently includes 180 undergraduates and 95 MS and PhD students.

Screening of applicants will begin in November 2016. Interviews will take place in January and February 2017. The position will be available at the beginning of 2017 academic year (Fall 2017 semester), and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply at apply.interfolio.com/37030. Submissions should include a complete vita/resume, statement of research and teaching interests, and a list of three references (including names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and complete mailing addresses). Questions or requests for additional information may be addressed to Chair of the Structural Geology/Tectonics Search Committee, at (405) 325-3253, or oustructuresearchchair@ou.edu.

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.