[unav_all] Seismologist Position-University of Alabama

Tim Masterlark masterlark at geo.ua.edu
Sat Nov 14 13:14:14 MST 2009

Position Announcement – Seismologist

The University of Alabama Department of Geological Sciences

The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Seismology beginning
in August 2010. The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor
level. Candidates must have a strong record of research and a Ph.D. in
Geology, Geophysics or a related field. We are seeking an outstanding
scientist, whose research will a) emphasize the use of seismic data to
solve geological problems; and/or b) explore crustal structures, including
sedimentary basin structures, using seismic data. The specific areas of
research may include, but are not limited to, solid-earth seismology,
reflection, refraction and exploration seismology. This is a tenure-track
appointment and will be filled at the assistant professor level in August
2010. The successful candidate will be expected to (i) establish a
vigorous, externally-funded, research program; (ii) teach geology courses
at the introductory level, as well as develop and teach courses at the
undergraduate and graduate levels in their field of expertise, and (iii)
supervise student research projects at the undergraduate, masters, and
doctoral levels. This position expands the Department's Geophysics program
and complements other Department programs in Environmental Change and
Natural Hazards, Petroleum Geology, Sedimentary Basin Analysis, Structural
Geology and Tectonics. The Department of Geological Sciences hosts
excellent computational and laboratory facilities in Geophysics.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically. A list of
required documents and application instructions can be found at
facultyjobs.ua.edu. For additional information, contact Dr. Ibrahim Çemen,
at icemen at as.ua.edu or 205-348-8019, or visit www.geo.ua.edu. Applications
will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2010, and will continue until the
position is filled. The University of Alabama is an
equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer and particularly encourages
applications from women and minorities.

Dr. Tim Masterlark
Geological Sciences
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
phone: (205)348-6289
email: masterlark at ua.edu
web: www.geo.ua.edu/faculty/TMweb/Masterlark.html

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