miércoles, noviembre 16, 2011

Un puesto de trabajo en la South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Nos ha llegado información de un postdoctoral para paleontólogos en la South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (EE.UU.). Os adjuntamos la información.


The Haslem Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Professor is available in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering and the Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. A Ph.D. with specialization in paleontology is required. The Haslem Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Professor is a research position, and candidates with research experience and expertise that compliment that of departmental faculty and museum personnel are especially encouraged to apply. Occasional teaching opportunities may be available, based on the Fellow's desire for teaching experience and on the department?s need and resources. The Haslem Postdoc will have access to collections, archives, and laboratories of the Museum of Geology?s James E. Martin Paleontology Research Laboratory as well as other analytical facilities in the department and on campus. The Museum houses extensive collections, especially from the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, Paleogene White River Badlands, and Neogene Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. The department offers B.S. degrees in Geology and in Geological Engineering, M.S. degrees in Paleontology and in Geology & Geological Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Geology & Geological Engineering.

This nine-month appointment is renewable annually for up to three years, with annual performance review and with a possibility of appointment extension. Base salary is $32,000-$35,000, depending upon qualifications and experience.

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a public state university offering bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. The University?s research programs focus on the following four areas: Energy and Environment; Materials and Manufacturing; Underground Science and Engineering; and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. The School of Mines? approximately 2,300 students include traditional and non-traditional learners from 38 states and 32 countries. Located in Rapid City, South Dakota?s second largest city, the University is only 25 miles from Mount Rushmore and the beautiful Black Hills. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate, and the Black Hills offer year-round recreational opportunities.

The School of Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://sdmines.sdsmt.edu/sdsmt/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the on-line application process and can be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation. This position is funded through an endowment in the SDSM&T Foundation.