1) Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Earth System Science
The Geology Program in the College of Science and Technology, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Earth System
Science with a starting date of September 2009, pending available funding. We are looking for a broadly trained Earth System Scientist, who uses the geologic record to investigate coastal, oceanic, watershed, or atmospheric processes of ancient and/or modern systems. Applications are especially encouraged from individuals whose research interests include, but are not limited to global change/paleoclimatology, sedimentology, low-temperature geochemistry, and/or paleoceanography. We are looking for energetic candidates to pioneer new research directions on our growing campus. They should be able to engage in interdisciplinary research involving our existing programs and build on current research strengths in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in geology as well as other courses supporting interdisciplinary degree programs in Environmental Science (M.S.) and Coastal and Marine System Science (Ph.D.). The position will be rooted in the Geology program, which offers the B.S. degree, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to supervise graduate students in the Environmental Science and Coastal and Marine System Science programs. For further information about the department and individual degree programs see http://pens.tamucc.edu.
A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment and some post-doctoral experience is desirable. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a doctoral Hispanic Serving Institution located on the Gulf of Mexico with
a modern campus overlooking Corpus Christi Bay. With over 9,100 students, the university offers a wide array of academic programs with 18% of the students enrolled in graduate programs. Applications must
include a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vita, and the names and phone numbers of four or more references. Materials should be sent to:
Mr. Ken Brown
College of Science and Technology
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5806
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5806
or sent as a formatted e-mail attachment to email@example.com.
The position will remain open until filled but preference will be given to applicants submitting all requested documentation by November 21, 2008. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence (http://www.tamucc.edu/~hrweb/).
Feel free to contact me directly with questions:
James C. Gibeaut, Ph.D.
Endowed Associate Research Professor
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5869
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5869
Voice (361) 825-2060
Fax (361) 825-2050
2) The NAS 2008 Annual Conference: encouraging access will be held on Saturday 8th November at Action Stations, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (UK). Featuring presentations from a range of professional and amateur archaeologists, the NAS 2008 Annual Conference will provide an opportunity to discuss research, review the archaeological activities of colleagues, exchange ideas on encouraging access to our shared heritage, and network with friends and colleagues from the UK and abroad.
An exciting international event, the NAS 2008 Conference will incorporate a Maritime Trade Display, Poster Display, the Annual Adopt-A-Wreck <http://www.nasportsmouth.org.uk/projects/adoption.php> Award, and the 2008 NAS Annual General Meeting.
The Conference day will be preceded by a casual evening of Beer & Skittles on Friday evening 7th November, followed by a ‘Sea Shanty‘ Dinner and Dance at the Royal Maritime Club, and ended with a day recording anchors as part of the new global ‘Big Anchor Project’ on Sunday 9th November.
More information about the Conference can be found on the NAS Portsmouth website: http://www.nasportsmouth.org.uk/news/conference2008.php
3) Maritime Archaeologist, English Heritage, closes October 23