Assistant Professor, Geology

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Assistant Professor, Geology

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Geology

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E - Physical & Enviromental Sciences

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Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The College of Science and Engineering ( invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Sedimentary Geology in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (PENS) ( to start in the fall 2019 semester. While the preferred area of expertise is Coastal and Marine Geology, any of the following fields will receive consideration: sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, continental margins, carbon sequestration, reservoir characterization and modelling, and well logging.

The successful candidate is also expected to: (1) demonstrate excellence in research and scholarship, both nationally and internationally; (2) advise and supervise doctoral and master's students in the Coastal and Marine System Science and master's students in Environmental Science graduate programs within PENS; (3) teach undergraduate and graduate level Geology courses and laboratories in their field of expertise such as Sedimentation & Stratigraphy, courses that support the Geology B.S. Energy Resources track, and others as assigned; and (4) be an effective teacher and mentor to undergraduate students in geology.

The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an interdisciplinary department that offers undergraduate degrees in Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, and Physics. We also offer a Ph.D. in Coastal and Marine System Sciences, and M.S. degrees in Environmental Science, Coastal and Marine System Science, and Chemistry. With the physical sciences as our core, we seek to bridge academics and research through interdisciplinary collaboration that exists both in the classroom and in the field. We seek for our students at every level to grasp the real-life applicability of their research and its widespread impacts on the environment and sustainability.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Geosciences or related field, at time of appointment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Area of expertise in Coastal and Marine Geology
  • Any of the following fields will also be considered: sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, continental margins, carbon sequestration, reservoir characterization and modelling, and well logging.


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.

A completed application will include:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. A statement of teaching and research interests
4. Three professional references including name, title, telephone number, and email address
5. Copies of unofficial transcripts for graduate coursework

The deadline for the applications is February 1, 2019.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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