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Assistant/Associate Professor, Structural/Engineering Geology, Tenure Track (Rank Open) – Engineering and Natural Sciences


Assistant/Associate Professor, Structural/Engineering Geology – Tenure Track (Rank Open)

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Department of Geosciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences


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Position Summary

The Department of Geosciences at The University of Tulsa invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning the Fall of 2018. Appointment is expected at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor and preference will be given to candidates interested in leading the department as Department Chairperson.

A Ph.D. in Geology, Geological Engineering or a closely related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates who pursue research and teaching with environmental, engineering and industry applications, and to candidates with specialty in rock mechanics and/or geological engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and establish an externally funded research program involving students.

The University of Tulsa is a premier private, doctoral-granting research institution committed to excellence in teaching, creative scholarship, and service. The University offers competitive salary and benefits packages. The Department of Geosciences has strengths in petroleum-related geology and geophysics, tectonics, reservoir characterization and environmental geology. The Department offers BA, BS, MS and PhD degrees in Geosciences and in Geophysics. Students in the Department are high achieving and eager to participate in research. The Department and College are well-equipped for field and laboratory based research in geology and geophysics. Tulsa is home to the international headquarters of the AAPG, SEPM and SEG. Additional information can be found at the department’s website:

Application Information

The review of applications will begin February 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Send a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and name and contact information for three references to:

Or mail to:
Dr. Bryan Tapp
Department of Geosciences
Keplinger Hall, L103B
The University of Tulsa
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104-9700






The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.