Assistant Professor of Geology - University of Mississippi

published Oct 30, 2014 8:38am
Assistant Professor of Geology – Tenure Track Position in Structural Geology/Tectonics and/or Economic Geology University of Mississippi

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the University of Mississippi invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. Requirements are a Ph.D. in Geology, or related field, at time of appointment with a demonstrated strength in structural geology/tectonics and/or economic geology and the ability to teach courses in structural geology and petrography. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach summer field-based courses for additional compensation and develop additional undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise. We encourage applicants with field-based research interests, strong skills in geologic mapping, and the ability to apply quantitative analysis in their research. The successful candidate will integrate into a cohesive Geology and Geological Engineering Department and have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate students in both disciplines and be expected to contribute broadly to our Geology and Geological Engineering programs. Additional requirements are strong teaching and communication skills and evidence of scholarly achievement. The anticipated starting date for the successful candidate will be in August, 2015.

The University of Mississippi offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in both geology and geological engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in hydrology. We are located in the historic town of Oxford, in the wooded hills of north Mississippi. Oxford has a small college-town atmosphere with excellent public schools, affordable housing, performing arts, fine restaurants, and bookstores. The urban attractions of Memphis, Tennessee are 70 miles to the north.

Review of applications will begin January 5, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Apply online only at Applications cannot be accepted in any other format. If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact The University of Mississippi Employment Office at 662-915-5690. For additional information, contact Dr. Robert M. Holt at The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Title VI/Title IX /504/ADA/ADEA employer.