Job Opportunities

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Three Assistant Professor Positions: Structural Geology & Tectonics, Geodesy & Marine Geophysics, and Coastal Geology - University of Hawai`i

posted on: 12-19-2019 04:24pm

The Department of Earth Sciences in the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology, University of Hawai`i at Manoa seeks to fill three tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor in the broad area of active geologic processes. We seek a group of talented scientists eager to leverage our unique location in the Pacific region on an ocean island... read more

NSF Geophysics Rotator Job Opportunity

posted on: 12-04-2019 04:35pm

Dear Colleagues,
The Division of Earth Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a program director in the Geophysics program. The Geophysics program supports basic research in the physics of the solid earth to explore its composition, structure, and processes using laboratory, field/observational, theoretical, and computational studies. Duties include administering the peer review process and helping to identify and support emerging trends in the science.
This... read more

High-Pressure Experimental Geoscientist, Macquarie University, Sydney

posted on: 11-26-2018 10:21am

We seek an outstanding high-pressure experimentalist to spearhead the development and exploitation of high-pressure experimental systems in the high-pressure laboratory at the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University. The appointment will be on the academic scale as mixed service and research with no teaching requirement. It will be fixed term up to 4 years with possibility of transfer to a continuing position depending on performance... read more

ORNL Seeks Postdoctoral Research Associate – X-Ray/Neutron Scattering Geochemist

posted on: 04-26-2018 09:43am

PURPOSE:  We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct fundamental studies to understand the structure, dynamics, and reactivity of natural and earth-inspired minerals, solutions, and/or porous media using X-ray and neutron scattering methods.
This position resides in the Geochemistry and Interfacial Sciences Group (GIS) in the Chemical Sciences Division (CSD), Physical Sciences Directorate (PSD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). 
To learn... read more

Senior Lecturer in High-Pressure, High-Temperature Experimental Petrology

posted on: 03-05-2018 12:02pm

Job no: 502407

Work type: Full Time

Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy

Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

About the Department
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences aim to build a community of creative and critical thinkers that sets the geoscience agenda. Our program is unique in the diversity and inter-connectivity of the individual research... read more

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Geophysics at the California Institute of Technology

posted on: 01-25-2018 10:51am

The Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in geophysics at the assistant professor level. We invite applicants in any area of geophysics, broadly defined. Preference is for individuals who will lead an innovative research program and are committed to teaching, with the applicant's overall creativity and potential being valued more than their specific area of expertise... read more

Two positions in Petrology and Mineralogy at Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

posted on: 12-21-2017 03:31pm

We are now accepting applications for two research positions (comparable to tenure-track) in Petrology and Mineralogy at Smithsonian¹s National Museum of Natural History. Applications must be received by Feb. 2, 2018.

Late applications will not be considered.

The Department of Mineral Sciences within the Smithsonian Institution¹s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, is advertising two Federal Research Geologist positions. Both positions are US Federal Civil... read more

Staff Position at the Geophysical Laboratory

posted on: 12-07-2017 10:35am

The Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution for Science invites applications for a Staff Scientist position. We seek to hire a creative and exceptional early career scientist to develop and execute world-class research in areas that complement and strengthen the on-going research at the Laboratory. The Geophysical Laboratory fosters a collegial and vibrant research environment, and under the guidance of Director Michael Walter, staff scientists have the freedom and support to... read more

Faculty Position in Experimental Earth Science

posted on: 11-17-2017 12:44pm

Faculty Position in Experimental Earth Science
in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in experimental laboratory approaches to understanding Earth materials and processes. We are open to a broad set of research topics relating to the... read more

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Geological Sciences at Stanford University

posted on: 10-19-2017 06:59pm

The Department of Geological Sciences seeks a scientist to lead a research and educational program that will contribute to one or more of prioritized departmental themes to which we plan to make additional hires in the coming years: Earth resources; geologic and environmental hazards; and planetary science, including surface and interior processes as well as processes and evolution of the early Earth. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level.

The successful candidate... read more

Geology & Geophysics Tenure Track Scientist

posted on: 10-04-2017 09:01am

The Geology & Geophysics Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) invites exceptional candidates to apply to one or more of our full-time exempt tenure track positions on our scientific staff. We seek to hire at the Assistant Scientist level; however, extraordinary candidates may be considered at Associate Scientist without Tenure, Associate Scientist with Tenure, or Senior Scientist levels. The successful candidate... read more