[unav_all] Faculty Position in Structural Geology and Neotectonics at Lamar University

Joseph Kruger krugerjm at lamar.edu
Tue Jan 24 15:32:48 MST 2017

Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Lamar University
Faculty Position in Structural Geology and Neotectonics

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas is inviting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to Associate position depending on qualifications.  Beaumont is a community of approximately 117,000 people, located in Southeast Texas, 90 minutes from Houston and Johnson Space Center and 30 miles from the Louisiana border. Being 20 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, southeast Texas has a balmy subtropical climate. The Department of Earth and Space Sciences engages in a breadth of research activities including geophysics, GIS, coastal processes, stratigraphy, paleontology, and planetary science.  The department houses the Lamar Geospatial Center (LGC), a state-of-the art GIS center running ESRI products.  The LGC also runs high-end geophysical software, including Petrel, Petra, and The Kingdom Suite.  Lamar University is also a member of UNAVCO and IRIS.

We seek a person with primary interest in structural geology and neotectonics.  Knowledge and experience in GIS, Geodesy, or Remote Sensing is also highly desirable. Responsibilities include teaching structural and physical geology as well as co-teaching of field camp.  Minimum qualifications include: Ph.D. degree at time of appointment, demonstrated potential to start and maintain an active research program through securing external grants, demonstrated potential to publish and otherwise disseminate results of research, and demonstrated potential to perform teaching duties.  Applicants should submit a vitae or resume, names and addresses of four references who may be contacted for written evaluations, and a letter of application including a statement of the applicant's teaching and research capabilities and plans.  Please connect to https://jobs.lamar.edu/postings/4173 to apply.  Letters of recommendation can be sent directly to Human Resources, P.O. Box 11127, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas 77710, Position Number 499697, Attn.: Dr. Joseph Kruger, Earth and Space Sciences Search Committee Chair, if referees prefer to do so.  Review of the material will begin in February and will continue until the position is filled.  Lamar University is a member of the Texas State University System and an AA/EEO Employer.

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