Appointment Type

Length of Appointment
FT Academic Year


Faculty member specializing in Quaternary Geosciences with an environmental focus, with a secondary area of geology, oceanography, paleoclimatology, geochemistry, environmental geoscience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in geoscience or closely related environmental science field.
  • Post-doctoral experience related to the geoscience discipline.
  • Areas of expertise may include some combination of geology, oceanography, paleoclimatology, geochemistry, environmental geoscience, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A record of extramural proposal submissions.
  • Evidence of extramural grant acquisition.
  • Strong record of refereed research publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Research interests that complement existing environmental science faculty.

Pre-Employment Screening
Requires successful completion of a background check.Positions Supervised

graduate and undergraduate students

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Department: Geological Sciences:700150Posting Number: 201500127F

Number of Vacancies: 1

Desired Start Date: 08/16/2018


Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Richard Fluegeman, rfluegem@bsu.edu