Assistant Professor, Seismic Stratigrapher - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The tenure-track Assistant Professor is expected to establish an externally-funded research program, attract and supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their seismic stratigraphy specialty and introductory geology.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Seismic Stratigraphy
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 seismic stratigraphy, beginning August 2015. The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are invited to apply who have specialties within the broad field of seismic stratigraphy. Energy industry experience is a plus. It is expected that this position will enhance our existing faculty research areas in geophysics, sedimentology, basin analysis, and petroleum geology. Candidates must have a strong record of research and teaching, and must have received a Ph.D. in geology, geophysics, or a related field, at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and attract and advise high-quality graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in her/his specialty and introductory geology. The department has a broad range of geophysical, geochemical, and computational facilities, in addition to University shared facilities, including the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Departmental software includes industry standards such as ProMAX, Petrel, IHS Kingdom, Geosoft, ArcGIS, and Matlab. Details regarding existing research programs, equipment and facilities, and departmental activities can be found at
Questions should be directed to Dr. Ibrahim ̉ªemen ( Applicants should go to to electronically apply for this position. When submitting an application, candidates must provide a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and a list with the contact information for at least three referees. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 17, 2014. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks diversity in its employees.

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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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