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Tenure-Track Position in Seismic Stratigraphy
VPAA 2014/15 - 49

The Department of Geological Sciences at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in seismic stratigraphy or a related field. Candidates who specialize in imaging techniques applied to sedimentary systems are of particular interest, but we seek applicants from any relevant area of focus who will complement our strengths in geological and geophysical modeling as well as neotectonics, hydrology and petroleum geology. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop an innovative and robust externally-funded research program, and to effectively teach and mentor students at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral level through our Joint Doctoral Program (JDP) in Earthquake Science and Applied Geophysics with the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). He/she will be expected to teach an undergraduate sedimentology and stratigraphy course, general-education courses, as well as advanced graduate courses in his/her area of specialization. This position is expected to be filled at the Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. in Earth Sciences or a related field is required at the time of appointment, and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Applications should be submitted to: Search Committee, Dept. of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile, San Diego CA 92182-1020 or alternatively to; the materials should include curriculum vitae, descriptions of future research plans and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.