School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-School of Earth Sciences-ASSTPROF [#3145]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geology and Geophysics
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2013/09/09, finished 2014/04/03, listed until 2014/01/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The School of Earth Sciences (SES) in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a newly established tenure-track position in Seismology. Information about the School of Earth Sciences can be found at We are seeking applicants with a doctoral degree and interests that support the SES Strategic Plan’s focus areas in Energy Science and Deep Earth-Deep Time. Applicants will have skills and interests in both basic and applied research in such areas as energy exploration, reflection seismology, subsurface characterization, earth structure, history and dynamics, or natural hazards. We are seeking individuals who will work across disciplines within SES and collaborate with faculty specializing in energy and mineral physics, stratigraphy, structural geology, geodesy and tectonics. The successful candidate will be one whose research focus in seismology is oriented toward the energy sciences, and who is able to teach basic earthquake and reflection seismology as well as educate students for the energy industry. The successful applicant is expected to have a developing record of research achievements including publications. The new faculty member will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Our Bachelor of Science program has tracks in geological sciences, earth system science, geophysics, and petroleum geology & geophysics. The new hire is also expected to develop a research program and generate external research funds. The position will be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2013 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2014. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interest and of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of at least three references who may be asked to write letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online at: Inquiries may be directed to To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from those with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer. Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

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Further Info:
275 Mendenhall Laboratory
125 S. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

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