The Geological Engineering program at the Missouri University of Science and Technology seeks a post-doctoral researcher with expertise in exploration geophysics and Graduate Teaching Assistant experience in physical geology and engineering geology & geotechnics to compile suitable curriculum for distance learning of courses in Physical Geology with laboratory sections (GE 1150)-GEO 1110), Engineering Geology & Geotechnics (GE 5441) and Geological Engineering in Popular Media (GE 1175), Geotechnical Construction Practice (GE 6441) which will include recording of video vignettes suitable for laboratory assignments, PowerPoint Slides for classroom lectures, preparation of suitable video clips to embed in the lectures, and supporting graphics. It will also require the preparation of suitable homework assignments that can be in digital user-friendly formats, suitable for remote learners enrolled in distance education.
1. Formal Education
Bachelors and M.S. degrees in Geology & Geophysics, Exploration Geophysics, or Geological Engineering
Ph.D. in Geology & Geophysics, Exploration Geophysics, or Geological Engineering, with emphasis on signals processing and programming. Added plus would be minor studies in business, marketing, or public relations.
2. Computer skills
Programming with C++, Fortran, Matlab, and SQL
Conversant with following software: SMT – Kingdom Suite, GeoEAST, Landmark, Seismic Unix, Seismic Analysis Code, Geochemist’s Workbench (GWB), ArcGIS, Google Earth, Generic Mapping Tool, GIMP, Photoshop, SAP Predictive Analysis, Tableau, PowerBI.
3. Work Experience
Field work with exploration geophysics or crustal geophysics in different geographic/geomorphic terranes most desirable. Work on different continents would be a plus. Prefer applicants with academic research and private sector work experience.
4. English skills
Of utmost import are for applicants to possess excellent writing skills in English. Prefer at least six years of full time-employment or collegiate course work in the United States and preparation of technical papers and reports in English. An added plus would be demonstrated ability to translate technical articles in either Russian or Chinese.
Prefer at least three articles in highly ranked refereed geosciences or geophysics journals; and at least three conference proceedings abstracts and articles (include Journal Citation Reports impact factors). An added plus would be preparation of technical reports, organizational reports, and business reports.
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