Prof. Liner is Department of Geosciences Chair at the University of Arkansas, holds the Maurice F. Storm Chair of Petroleum Geology and served as 2014/5 SEG President.
Liner earned a BS in Geology (U. Arkansas, 1978), MS. in Geophysics (U. Tulsa, 1980), and PhD in Geophysics (Colo. School of Mines, Center for Wave Phenomena, 1989). He has 11 years industrial experience in exploration (Conoco) and geophysical research (Western Geo, Fairfield, Saudi Aramco). From 1990-2004 Liner was a faculty member in Geosciences at The University of Tulsa. In January 2008 he joined the faculty of the University of Houston as Professor and Associate Director of the Allied Geophysical Labs industrial consortium. In fall 2011 he was named Department Associate Chair and Interim Chair in spring 2012.
Prof. Liner’s research interests include Petroleum reservoir characterization and monitoring, CO2 sequestration geophysics, advanced seismic interpretation methods, seismic data analysis and processing, near surface, anisotropy, and seismic wave propagation. He has served as Editor of Geophysics (1999-2001), authored many technical papers, scientific meeting abstracts, The Leading Edge column Seismos (since 1992), and the text book Elements of 3D Seismology soon in 3rd edition. Liner is a member of SEG, AAPG, AGU, EAGE and the European Academy of Sciences.
This is a critical hire to support core geology in the department and an outstanding opportunity to work and live in a great college town. I look forward to a new colleague and collaborator for unconventional petroleum reservoir characterization in outcrop and the subsurface. Please pass this information along to any viable candidate you may know. I have underlined the meaty part of the advertisement below for emphasis. CLL ------------ Official Advertisement Text ------------------------------------
The Department of Geosciences,
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville invites applications for a 9-month appointment
as a tenure-track assistant professor with an anticipated start date of August
2014. We are seeking an outstanding
individual in the broad areas of carbonate or clastic stratigraphy,
sedimentology, and basin analysis. Additional knowledge of subsurface reservoir
characterization techniques, such as modern seismic interpretation and digital
well log analysis is ideal. The specific research focus has some flexibility,
depending upon comparative strengths of the applicants. Applicants must demonstrate ability and
commitment to develop an independent externally funded research program as well
as the potential for collaboration and synergism with ongoing research in the
Department of Geosciences (http://geosciences.uark.edu). The successful
applicant will be an integrated scholar capable of meeting departmental goals
in independent research, advising graduate-research, and teaching--and will
have a strong commitment to teaching at all levels. Teaching expectations include advanced
courses in sedimentology/stratigraphy, sedimentary petrology, and related areas
as well as participation in the required summer field course in Montana.All
Ph.D. requirements must be completed at the time of the appointment.-
of applications will begin November 18, 2013 and will continue until the
position is filled. Applicants should
submit their curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching
interests, and the names, addresses and contact information for at least three
professional references to: Dr. Doy Zachry, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy search
committee chair, 216 Ozark Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701; firstname.lastname@example.org.
nestled in the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas, is part of a metropolitan area of
about 420,000 people that retains its small, college-town atmosphere. The area is rapidly growing metropolitan area
spurred by opportunities with national companies including Wal-Mart, Tyson,
Inc., and J.B. Hunt. The quality of life is high and it’s a great place to
work, play, and raise a family.
University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The
University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender, national
origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, veteran status,
genetic information or sexual orientation. Applicants must have proof of legal
authority to work in the United States. All applicants are subject to public
disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.