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Career Opportunities for SedGeo Scientists

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Licensed Professional Geologist, Civil Service Permanent Full-Time, Luzerne County, PA

Are you passionate about preserving the environment you live in? The Department of Environmental Protection is actively searching for a skilled Licensed Professional Geologist to become an integral part of our team. if you are ready to make a difference and contribute to a meaningful cause, submit your application today and take the first step towards a rewarding career with the Department of Environmental Protection! As a Licensed Professional Geologist with the Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation’s Technical Services Section you will perform independent studies of surface and underground geology and hydrogeology

This position requires possession of an active license as a professional geologist issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.

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Research Assistant / Postdoc positions (two) - Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg --- External Job Announcement Reg.-Nr. 5-2186/24-H & Nr. 5-2187/24-H

Working on scientific questions in sedimentology, preferably on clastic coastal systems and organizing and teaching courses in sedimentology, resources and related disciplines

Contacts:  Prof. Dr. Peter Bayer,;    Professor Marcello Gugliotta,

Doctoral Researcher position - Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg --- External Job Announcement Reg.-Nr. 5-2185/24-H

Sedimentological analysis and interpretation of outcrops in southern Italy on the subject of Sedimentology of Lower Pleistocene tidal systems

Contacts:  Prof. Dr. Peter Bayer,;    Professor Marcello Gugliotta,

Geological Facilities Manager - University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

The Department of Earth Sciences at Oxford University are seeking to fill a role managing our geological facilities (including rock preparation, optical microscopy and collections). Please pass this on to anyone who might be interested. Anyone can contact me off list if they would like more information but full details are in the links below. Deadline for applications is midday March 15th, 2024.

Online Earth Science Tutor · United States (Remote) 


RemoteWorker US · Dallas, TX (On-site) 

Lab Specialist - GIS Program 

Dallas College · Dallas, TX (On-site) 

Environmental Geologist Project Manager 

EnSafe · Farmers Branch, TX (On-site) 

Assitant Professor - Geoscience - Environmental Science Opportunity -  University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the College of Science, the University of Texas Arlington, invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position with broadly construed areas of expertise in geology, meteorology, or environmental science. Faculty candidates for higher ranks with exceptional track records will also be considered.

Details and application - The University of Texas at Arlington Portal | Assistant Professor (  

PhD Opportunity - Marine mass transport processes, University of St. Andrews,  St Andrews, Scotland.

Looking for a PhD student to work on the project - Marine Mass Transport

More details and links to the application system can be found here:

Please forward to possible candidates! This is a fully funded Studentship with generous research and training support.

The deadline for applications is the31st March 2024 and I am happy to answer any questions from potential applicants.

Project: Marine mass transport processes:  Poorly quantified shuttles of organic carbon to the deep ocean

Supervisors: Craig Smeaton, William Austin Christian Marz 

Funder: University of St Andrews and University of Bonn Global Scholarship 

Deadline: 31st of March 

Proposed Start Date: September 2024, October 2024, January 2025


Dr. Craig Smeaton, 

PhD Opportunity - Carbon-scapes, University of St. Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.

Looking for a PhD student to work on the project - Carbon-scapes: Understanding carbon connectivity across the land-ocean continuum using a seascape approach

More details and links to the application system can be found here:

Please forward to possible candidates! This is a fully funded Studentship with generous research and training support.

The deadline for applications is the 9th of February and I am happy to answer any questions from potential applicants.

Project: Carbon-scapes: Understanding carbon connectivity across the land-ocean continuum using a seascape approach.

Supervisors: Craig Smeaton, Mark Huxham, Bill Sanderson, Corallie Hunt

Funder: NERC SUPER DTP + CASE (NatureScot)

Deadline: 9th of February 2024

Proposed Start Date: 27th September 2024 


Dr. Craig Smeaton, 

PhD offer in geomorphology/hydrogeology/environmental seismology at IFPEN, Paris, France

This PhD will be at the leading edge of the application of sedimentology and geomorphology to one of the most important environmental problems of this century. It will give training in the code development using the latest technologies (from sharing development codes through Jupyter notebooks to using advanced C++ libraries to speed up calculations) and through the national and international collaborations will provide opportunities to work closely with both the observations from the field as well as the mathematical and physical modelling.

Scientific discipline: Earth and environmental science, physical sciences, applied mathematics.

Competences: applied numerical modelling, hydrology, hydrogeology, geomorphology, sedimentology, fluvial dynamics.

Key Words: Groundwater, landscape evolution modelling, environmental seismology

When: Starting early spring 2024 

Where: IFP Energies Nouvelles, Rueil-Malmaison (Paris suburbs), France

Project team: Christoff Andermann (Université de Rennes, France), John Armitage (IFP Energies Nouvelles, France), Micha Dietze (University of Göttingen, Germany), Niels Hovius (GFZ Potsdam, Germany)





The Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University (OSU) is seeking applicants for a non-tenure, career track position of Teaching Assistant Professor at the Stillwater, OK campus. This is a 9-month, three-year assignment with opportunity for renewal and promotion, contingent upon available funding. Additional salary for summer instructional duties may be available depending on availability of funding. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2024. The successful applicant should have a PhD degree in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment. 

     For this position, we are seeking a geoscientist with online teaching experience that will specialize in teaching large undergraduate online courses.  We are seeking an individual who will also have experience with, and interest in, participating in outreach programs and assisting with recruitment and retention activities. Moreover, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the Field Camp Director in teaching Field Geology during the 5-week summer field camp in Cañon City, Colorado. Candidates will be expected to support the learning needs of students from all backgrounds, be an effective mentor, and demonstrate a commitment to engaging communities underrepresented in academia.

NSF Position - GEO Directorate

USAJOBS - Job Announcement - Come join us at the National Science Foundation! We are searching for a Deputy Division Director for RISE in the GEO Directorate.

Visiting Faculty (AY 24/25) - Department of Geology

Cal Poly Humboldt and the Department of Geology invites applications for a full-time, temporary Visiting Faculty appointment for academic year 2024/2025. This position is a full-time, one (1) year appointment per the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Article 12.32). Initial appointment will be for Fall 2024. Subsequent reappointment for Spring 2025 is expected but will be contingent upon satisfactory performance evaluation. The successful candidate will teach in the broad area of surface processes with expertise in one or more of the following areas: sedimentology, tectonics, engineering geology, hydrogeology, and field geology. Ideally, the successful candidate’s teaching and research expertise will complement our existing strengths in geomorphology, neotectonics, glacial geology, structural geology, geochronology, volcanology, and igneous petrology.

For full vacancy announcement and instructions on how to apply please visit:

National Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions)

NEW Solutions works to help Federal agencies exceed their missions by placing experienced 55+ (aged) workers who can jump right into positions and apply their expertise.  NEW Solutions has helped provide staffing solutions to Federal Agencies such as:

  • US Environmental Protection Agency,
  • US Department of Agriculture,
  • US Department of the Interior.

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Head, Department of Geosciences

The Geosciences Department in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State University is seeking applicants for the position of Department Head and Professor of Geosciences, qualified for appointment with tenure. A PhD in a relevant field is required and previous experience in academic or professional leadership is desirable.

We pursue research in areas that have societal impact and educate graduate and undergraduate students in the geosciences. Our focus areas include development/management of natural resources, assessment of hazards, investigation of Earth's interior, surface, climate, and other environments.

Responsibilities include fostering a collegial environment, executing our strategic vision, securing resources to maintain fiscal health, being a collaborative and inspiring leader, providing high-quality education, and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Applicants should upload on the PSU jobs website a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a DEIB statement, and information for four referees.

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Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Science | Dalhousie University

As a signatory of the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion, Dalhousie has committed to taking decisive action to recruit Black scholars to the university and to employ best practices to support their retention and advancement. This commitment is expressed in our Strategic Plan’s second pillar, Inclusive Excellence. In keeping with these commitments and our institutional drive and obligation to enrich our research, teaching, and learning environment and community engagement, Dalhousie University invites applications for the below position.

This opportunity is part of a cluster hiring initiative supported by the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Award (DDFA) program. In keeping with the principles of employment equity, the DDFA program aims to correct historic underrepresentation. This initiative will support inclusive excellence by appointing five Black scholars to the university across multiple disciplines. Cluster hires promote interdisciplinary collaboration, while creating communities of support for scholars from underrepresented groups. These new scholars will find opportunities for scholarly contributions, collaboration, and support as Fellows of the newly established Black Studies Research Institute (BSRI) and will contribute to our emerging transdisciplinary program in Black and African Diaspora Studies (BAFD).

Faculty and science info
Dalhousie Job Desciption_F427P.docx

Research Associate I | Delaware Geological Survey

The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) at the University of Delaware ( seeks two Research Associates. he mission of the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) includes research, exploration and service. Statutory charges include the following: systematic investigation of the geology of Delaware; exploration and research pertaining to the water, mineral, and other earth resources; preparation of reports and maps presenting its findings; and provision of factual information and advice to the officials and citizens of Delaware. Under the general direction of a senior investigator, the Research Associate I will independently perform basic data collection and applied research related to the collection, organization, and dissemination of data resources related to the geology and hydrogeology of Delaware. This is position is supported by external funds. This position is open until filled.

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