Structural geology position open at GMU




The Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, & Earth Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in structural geology for August 2012.  We seek a dynamic person with broad expertise in the areas of structural geology, tectonics, and/or seismology.  Experience with field-based research and incorporation of Appalachian geology into future teaching and research are a plus. Preference will be given to candidates whose expertise complements existing departmental teaching and research areas.  The successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous externally-funded research program, aspire to teaching excellence, and engage in interdisciplinary collaboration. Teaching will be primarily at the undergraduate level including structural geology and in other areas of expertise.  A Ph.D. is required.

The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Geology and Earth Science and Ph.D. in Climate Dynamics.  Our faculty includes geologists, atmospheric scientists, and oceanographers.  Additional information about the Department and University may be found at and, respectively.

For consideration, applicants must apply online at for position F6855z. Candidates should submit CV, letter of intent including statements of research and teaching interests, examples of published work, teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information (with e-mail addresses) of three references.  Review of applications will begin on Nov 15, 2011.  George Mason University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We strongly encourage women and minority candidates to apply.



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