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Job Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Job Rank: Rank Open

Job ID: (0) 10102700001

College: Jackson School of Geosciences

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Department/Unit: Geological Sciences

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Closing Date: Until Filled

Field of Specialization: Structural Geology and Tectonics

Job Description:

The Department of Geological Sciences seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the broad fields of structural geology and tectonics. The successful candidate will be required to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program and become an integral part of undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision, including classroom and field instruction. The area of research specialization is unrestricted, and may include diverse fields such as neotectonics, deformation timescales, integration of structural and geodetic datasets, fault or shear zone processes, mapping and field analysis, structural petrology, rheological studies, kinematic structural modeling, rock mechanics, experimental deformation, strain analysis, structural and reflection seismic interpretation, remote sensing, numerical modeling, paleoseismology, and climate-tectonic interactions. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. As part of the Jackson School of Geosciences (, the Department ( has 50 faculty and a community of research staff with a broad range of specialization and access to an outstanding collection of research facilities and equipment.

Applicant Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. Submit a compiled electronic copy to or send to: Structure Search Committee, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX 78712. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.


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