Assistant Professor, Sedimentologist - 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 sedimentology/stratigraphy and introductory geology.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
The University of Alabama Department of Geological Sciences

The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position in sedimentology beginning August 2015. Candidates must have a strong record of research and teaching, and must have received their Ph.D. in Geosciences at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally-funded research program, attract and supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sedimentology/stratigraphy, and introductory geology. The department has a broad range of isotopic, geochemical and modeling research facilities available, in addition to University-shared instrumentation at the Central Analytical Facility ( Details regarding existing research programs, equipment, facilities, and departmental activities are at should be directed to Dr. Delores Robinson ( Go to to electronically apply. 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. Review of applications will begin November 17, 2014.

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Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

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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