The University of Kentucky seeks a Ph.D.-level geoscientist to serve as the Director of the Kentucky Geological Survey in Lexington, Kentucky and the 13th State Geologist of Kentucky. KGS is a research and public service organization with strong programs in energy, water resources, geologic mapping, and geologic hazards. Its location at Kentucky’s flagship university provides a vibrant environment for research collaboration. The Director reports to the UK Vice President for Research. If qualified, the successful candidate can hold a joint appointment as faculty member in Earth and Environmental Sciences. KGS enjoys an excellent reputation within the University, among state agencies it supports, the Kentucky Legislature, and with practicing geologists in the state.
For more information about the position go to: http://kgs.uky.edu/StateGeologist/. To apply for this position (requisition # RE00309), submit a UK application online at: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/32524. Contact HR/Employment for questions at: (859) 257-9555, selection 2. Application deadline is April 30, 2015, but may be extended as needed.
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.