The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado
Boulder encourages applications for a PostDoctoral Associate!
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The University of Colorado at Boulder is ideally suited to the
study of geological sciences. At the junction of the high plains
and the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder area represents a natural
outdoor laboratory where you can study geological features of all
ages in diverse settings and observe earth processes
The department has research laboratories for studying rock and
mineral deformation, soils, sedimentation, geomicrobial processes,
petrology, isotope geochemistry, and mineralogy. Beyond the
department, researchers also have access to a broad variety of
shared analytical facilities across the CU Boulder campus. The
department is affiliated with several research centers and
institutes (INSTAAR, CSDMS, CIRES, LASP) and offers a diverse set
of resources for teaching and research.
The Department of Geological Sciences recognizes the importance of
diversity, equity, and inclusion in maintaining academic excellence
and an intellectually and culturally enriching environment. We
appreciate that diversity extends to different races and
ethnicities, gender identities, nationalities, disabilities, and
body types. As such, we expect all members of our Department to
respect each other and to work to combat systemic racism and other
biases. The Department is actively working on initiatives to
further support a welcoming and inclusive climate and to increase
the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What You Should Know
- Providing guidance to a graduate student conducting numerical
modeling of fault and shear zone rheology in crustal rock.
- The role of this position is to help guide the work of a
graduate student conducting numerical modeling of fault and shear
zone rheology in crustal rocks.
What We Can Offer
- Funding for this hiring is from NSF project EAR 2234125
Collaborative Research: Roles of lithology and The water on deep
continental crustal rheology from a natural setting and laboratory
The salary for this part-time appointment is $62,000
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
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What We Require
- PhD in Geosciences or related field conferred by start
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Resume or CV
- Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly
describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific
interest in this position.
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified
by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an
approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the
United States, please submit a translated version as an optional
During the application process you will need to enter contact
information for a reference. We will request a letter of
recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search
Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until
November 30, 2023.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
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Boulder Campus Human Resources
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