OSU Boone Pickens School of Geology Assistant Professor Position in Energy Transition Geoscience

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The Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University seeks to fill a tenure track position in energy transition geoscience at the rank of assistant professor. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2024. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. degree in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment.

For this position, we are seeking a geoscientist with research and teaching interest in energy transition geoscience. Desired areas of specialization include but are not limited to energy sustainability and transition, unconventional energy, carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, enhanced oil and gas recovery, oil sands, fractured reservoirs, igneous, metamorphic, and volcanic reservoirs, rare-earth elements, and geothermal energy.

The successful candidate will collaborate as part of a diverse faculty with specialties spanning the geosciences and core strengths in disciplines relating to energy, environment, and sustainability. We are seeking an individual who will develop a vigorous, innovative, externally funded research program, who will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and who will supervise MS and PhD students. Candidates will be expected to support the learning needs of students from all backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to engaging communities underrepresented in the academy.

The school has state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with analytical instruments and computer hardware and software to facilitate teaching and research in the school’s areas of specialization. The school has a wealth of equipment for field acquisition of geological and geophysical data. The school also hosts the Devon 3D Visualization Laboratory, the Gary F. Stewart Core Research Facility, and operates a field camp facility near Cañon City, Colorado.   

The application package for this position should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; contact information for three referees; and separate statements of research, and teaching that include a brief description of how the applicant’s research will interface with that of the School’s faculty. Please submit application materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/13286. Screening of candidates will begin on October 30, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. More information about the Boone Pickens School of Geology can be found at https://geology.okstate.edu.  Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Jack Pashin (). Committed to health and safety, Oklahoma State University maintains a tobacco-free work environment.  Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

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