[unav_all] Visiting Professor of Geophysics at New Mexico Tech

Richard Aster aster at ees.nmt.edu
Tue Mar 27 12:24:13 MDT 2012

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Visiting Professor of Geophysics


The Department of Earth and Environmental Science (EES) of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) invites applications for a 1-year (9 to 12-month, potentially renewable; non tenure-track) visiting Professor position in energy-related and/or near-surface methods geophysics beginning in August 2012.  Responsibilities over the term of appointment include the teaching of upper-level undergraduate through graduate level courses.  Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise and teaching potential in geophysics, particularly in the area of reflection seismology, near surface geophysics and related topics.  Full department and institute resources for teaching and research will be made available to the visiting professor over the course of the appointment to meet professional and career development needs.  Salary range is negotiable based on experience, as are potential special arrangements related to ongoing research or publication efforts, staff support, and other professional considerations.  The EES department (www.ees.nmt.edu) has an integrated undergraduate program and strongly interacting M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Geophysics, Hydrology, and Geology/Geochemistry, including options in Carbon Sequestration and Petroleum Geology. The Department has 20 faculty and approximately 140 undergraduate and graduate students. EES and NMT also host the on-campus IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center and EarthScope USArray Array Operations Facility (www.passcal.nmt.edu). Additional on-campus geoscience resources include the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (geoinfo.nmt.edu), and Petroleum Recovery Research Center (baervan.nmt.edu). NMT has a wide range of equipment and facilities to support geophysics and energy-related teaching and research, including a Landmark software site license, in-house computational resources, an IVI seismic MiniVibe system, and an extensive array of laboratories and computational resources. For further information on this appointment, contact search committee chair Richard Aster (aster at ees.nmt.edu). Applicants should submit a statement of teaching and general professional interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three or more references to: EES Visiting Professor Search, New Mexico Tech, Human Resources Department, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801. Official transcripts of pre-and post-graduate studies will be required if selected to interview. For full considerations, applications should be received by May 1, 2012 (email applications cannot be accepted). New Mexico Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Richard Aster
Associate Department Chair
Professor of Geophysics
Geophysical Research Center and Department of Earth and Environmental Science
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-5924
(575) 835-5634 (Dept. Office)
aster at ees.nmt.edu

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