Paleonet: Faculty position in sedimentology/sedimentary processes, University of Missouri

James D. Schiffbauer jdschiffbauer at
Thu Oct 18 15:18:08 UTC 2012

Dear colleagues -

I would like to draw your attention to our recent position announcement. If
you have any questions about our department or the on-line application
system, please don't hesitate to contact me off list (
schiffbauerj at or jdschiffbauer at


The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri invites
applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning
August 2013 in the broadly defined area of sedimentology and sedimentary
processes.  The successful candidate’s research will ideally complement and
expand upon departmental expertise.  We seek an individual who will
contribute to interdisciplinary studies of sedimentary systems on a variety
of time scales with possible emphasis on sedimentary geochemistry,
diagenesis in carbonates and/or siliciclastic rocks, biological patterns in
the rock record, evolution of terrestrial and/or marine depositional
systems, or tectonic and climate forcing recorded in sedimentary rocks.

Completion of the PhD at the time of appointment is required. Applicants
should be prepared to prove eligibility to work in the United States. The
successful applicant will be expected to teach across the curriculum, i.e.,
introductory classes, advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate courses
in his/her area of expertise. The applicant will also be expected to
develop an active, externally funded research program and to direct
graduate student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels.

Please apply on-line at:

Applicants should include a letter describing their geologic interests and
qualifications for the position, a teaching portfolio, a curriculum vitae,
and a list of three references (including contact information). Items other
than the CV should be uploaded in the Attachments section of the
application system. The CV should be saved in the Resume/CV section of
the application.  Initial screening of applicants will begin January 4,
2013 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Information
about our department is available at:

Dr. James D. Schiffbauer
Assistant Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Missouri
schiffbauerj at
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