Wednesday, September 18, 2013

University of Arkansas Tenure-Track Assistant Professor In Stratigraphy

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

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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 ( 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.-

Review 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;

The University of Arkansas is a nationally competitive student-centered research university with a RU/VH Carnegie Classification. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas system. The Department of Geosciences offers bachelors and masters degrees in geology and geography, and a doctoral degree inGeosciences. It also participates in two interdisciplinary graduate programs, Space and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Dynamics.

Fayetteville, 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.

The 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.

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