Paleonet: tenure track sed/strat position at Virginia Tech

Norman MacLeod N.MacLeod at
Mon Aug 23 07:15:01 GMT 2010


On 22/8/10 21:39, "Shuhai Xiao" <xiao at> wrote:

> Dear Norman,
> Could you forward this job ad (below) to the list?
> Thanks,
> Shuhai
> ________________________________
> Shuhai Xiao
> Professor of Geobiology
> Department of Geosciences
> Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
> Blacksburg, VA 24061
> Tel: 540-231-1366
> Fax: 540-231-3386
> Email: xiao at
> Tenure-Track Faculty Position(s). The Department of Geosciences at Virginia
> Tech invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in
> sedimentology/stratigraphy starting in the Fall of 2011. Particular subareas
> of interest include, but are not limited to, physical sedimentology,
> sedimentary basin analysis with emphasis on marine seismic stratigraphy,
> high-resolution sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary (bio)geochemistry,
> chemostratigraphy, and Earth systems history. The position is at the assistant
> professor level, but outstanding senior candidates will also be considered.
> The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized,
> externally funded, multi-disciplinary research program; and to actively
> participate in the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the
> university. This position is one of several hires in the Departments of
> Geosciences and Biological Sciences to support the Virginia Tech College of
> Science research clusters in Integrated Studies of Earth Systems and
> Energy/Environment. To receive full consideration, the applicant must have a
> Ph.D. degree in Geosciences or a related discipline at the time of appointment
> and a demonstrated capability/promise to develop an active research program.
> Preference will be given to candidates whose research areas complement
> existing strengths in the department.
> Consideration of applications will begin as early as November 8, 2010 and will
> continue until the positions are filled. Salary will be commensurate with rank
> and experience. Please visit
> <>  (posting # 0100596) to apply on-line for
> this position. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, research
> statement, teaching statement, and a list of at least four referees who are
> familiar with their work. For further information, visit the Department of
> Geosciences website ( <> ) or contact
> Search Committee chair Dr. Shuhai Xiao by e-mail (xiao at Virginia Tech
> is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and the recipient of a
> National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to
> increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering
> careers.
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