Full-time faculty position in Structural Geology at CSU-Sacramento

published Aug 29, 2012 11:25am

The Geology Department at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a structural geologist with field-based research interests. We encourage applications with strong skills in geologic mapping. Proficiency in active tectonics, neotectonics, GPS, GIS, LiDAR and/or other remote sensing applications is a plus.

The successful candidate will embrace the opportunity to teach general education courses to a diverse student population, conduct a field-based research program that involves undergraduate and graduate geology students, and be a full-engaged participant in a small, collegial department.

This is a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall, 2013. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in geology by the time of appointment. Enthusiasm and a commitment to teaching and mentoring are essential.

Applicants must submit (1) a cover letter that addresses their fitness for the position, their teaching interests and experience, and their scholarly interests and experience; (2) a curriculum vita; several examples of the candidates geologic mapping; (3) transcripts of college work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable; to be followed later by official transcripts before hiring); (4) three letters of reference (which may be sent directly to the search committee); and (5) the contact information (mailing address, phone number and email address) for three references who can speak to the professional qualifications of the applicant. Send application material to Chair of Search Committee, Geology Department, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6043. Screening of applications will begin November 2, 2012.

Additional information can be found at http://www.csus.edu/geology.