UTIG Seeking Applicants for the Shell Chair in Geophysics

Available Research Positions

UTIG Is Seeking Applicants for the Shell Chair in Geophysics

The Institute for Geophysics at The University of Texas at Austin, an organized research unit in the Jackson School of Geosciences, is seeking applicants for the Shell Chair in Geophysics. Appointment will be at the most senior level within the Institute and applicants with significant research experience in industry and academia are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish an externally funded research program that addresses today's most relevant problems in applied geophysics. Among the areas of research interests are: reflection seismology with an emphasis on 3D imaging and/or time lapse (4D) observations; inversion of geophysical data; and, geomechanics and geodynamics.

A joint appointment with the Department of Geological Sciences, the teaching and degree granting unit of the Jackson School, may be possible depending on the applicant's professional experience, interests, and the teaching needs of the department.

An application should include a cover letter, a statement of research interests, CV, a list of publications, and names of at least three references. The application should be submitted via http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/index.WBX. Applications should use posting number 13-01-08-01-0701. More information on hires can be found at http://www.ig.utexas.edu/jobs/research.htm.