Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Assistant Professor - Earth-Life Interactions (UC Davis)

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Davis seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of Earth-Life Interactions. We seek creative scientists who study the interactions between life and surface environments on any spatial and temporal scale using novel laboratory, field, and/or computational approaches. We encourage applications from a diverse range of disciplines including, but not restricted to, biogeochemistry, geobiology, and paleoclimatology. We are particularly interested in applicants who will expand our current research programs and have the potential to build new connections both within the department and across campus, such as with other departments in the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Biological Sciences, or the UC Davis Genomics Center.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in geoscience or a related field by the time of appointment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervision of graduate students and departmental, university, and service to the discipline are expected.

The department's current research programs and experimental, analytical and computational facilities are described at http://geology.ucdavis.edu/facilities/.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, statements of research plans, teaching interests, and contributions to diversity, and contact information of four references by June 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Guidance for diversity statements may be found http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion.

Applications should be submitted online via the job listing #JPF01496 at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01496. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair at eps-search@ucdavis.edu<mailto:eps-search@ucdavis.edu>.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Assistant Professor in Carbonate Sedimentology- Trinity College Dublin

This Assistant Professor appointment will be in the broad field of Carbonate Sedimentology. The appointee will contribute to undergraduate teaching, research and student supervision in the School. The successful candidate will develop an active externally funded programme of research linked to Earth and Environment an interdisciplinary research theme in the School. The Discipline of Geology at Trinity College Dublin is committed to education that emphasizes the importance of field-based investigation and observational skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience in both teaching and conducting field-based sedimentology, together with laboratory-based microscopic description of sedimentary rocks.

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Candidates wishing to discuss  the lectureship post informally and in confidence should email Professor Fraser Mitchell, Head of School: fmitchll@tcd.ie and Professor Patrick Wyse Jackson, Head of Geology: wysjcknp@tcd.ie

More information can be found here: https://www.tcd.ie/Geology/assets/pdf/Assistant%20Professorship%20in%20Sedimentology.pdf

Applications due: Tuesday May 23rd at Noon Irish Standard Time

2017 International Workshop on Konservat-Lagerstätten; July 15-16, 2017 in Cork (Ireland)

Join us at the 2017 International Workshop on Konservat-Lagerstatten from July 15-16 2017 in Cork (Ireland). This workshop will explore frontier research on fossil deposits preserving soft tissues of animals and plants and includes an exciting line-up of invited speakers. We welcome contributions on any aspect of the palaeobiology, taphonomy, and sedimentological context of Konservat-Lagerstatten. For more information see http://lagerstaetten.ucc.ie/
Abstract submission closes on 31st May 2017.
For More information contact: Dr Maria McNamara