Assistant Professor, Structural Geology

The University of Akron

Akron, Ohio

The University of Akron is searching for an Assistant Professor position that
will focus on one of the following areas: structural geology, surface
processes and/or tectonics. Current faculty members serve approximately 40
M.S. students and 130 undergraduates majoring in geology, geophysics,
engineering geology, environmental science, geographic information systems
and geography. Tenure-track candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a
geosciences field at the time of employment. They must also demonstrate
effective communications skills, strong potential to develop an externally
funded research program as evidenced by a robust publication record and grant
submissions as well as excellent teaching potential in their area of
expertise. Competitive candidates will demonstrate the potential to augment
existing expertise within the department as described below.

This candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research
program in one or more of the following areas: structural geology, surface
processes and/or tectonics. Responsibilities include a commitment to
research and teaching. Teaching duties will include graduate courses in
candidate’s specialty, structural geology, introductory courses and summer
field camp. Preferred qualifications include post-doctoral experience, a
clear vision of future research endeavors and a plan for obtaining external
funding. Candidate’s specialty should enhance existing departmental core
courses in geology.

Candidates must complete the on-line application and attach the following
items: a curriculum vitae; a written statement describing your research,
teaching experiences and goals and how they will contribute to the growth and
success of the department and contact information for at least four
references. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013.Questions
should be directed to Dr. LaVerne Friberg at [1]. For
complete details and to apply please visit: [2].
Job ID#7749. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal
employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in
accordance with state and federal laws.