Geophysics Assistant Professor

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2023
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Louisiana State University
Department Name: 
Geology & Geophysics
City: 
Baton Rouge
State/Province: 
Louisiana
Zip/Postal: 
70803
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Louisiana State University invites applications for a tenure-track Geophysicist at the level of Assistant Professor in the broad area of Geophysics, including Earth, Energy, Environmental, or Planetary Geophysics. Collaborative opportunities at LSU include the College of Science, College of Engineering, and College of Coast and the Environment.  LSU’s Center for Computation and Technology offers powerful platforms for research with a substantial computational component.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, independent extramurally funded research program and to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in the area of Geophysics.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Geophysics or related field, postdoctoral experience, and a record of successful independent research.  Applicants should submit their cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, three references who can provide letters of recommendation at a future date, and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement describing how you will promote an inclusive learning environment and how your scholarship and mentoring practices will support a diverse academic community.

Duties Include:
45% Establish and maintain a vigorous, independent extramurally funded research program.

45% Contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in the area of Geology and Geophysics.

10% Contribute to service to the Department of Geology and Geophysics and College of Science.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Geophysics or related field. Specific experience required: topic of the work is in some area of Geophysics, with demonstrated expertise in at least one area of Geophysics, including Earth, Energy, Environmental, or Planetary Geophysics.

Additional Information:
-Excellence in research that complements or extends existing research strengths in the department and the potential to attract extramural funding.
-Commitment to excellence in teaching. Must demonstrate potential or evidence of ability to perform well at teaching and developing coursework at both graduate and undergraduate levels
-Evidence of commitment to or strong potential for the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented minority students and groups, and how this commitment integrates with teaching, research and service.
This position is noted as being essential and may be required to report to campus in times of emergency and/or closure per PS-18.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 22, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 22, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Darrell Henry
Phone: 
2255782693
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
R00087021
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Darrell Henry