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Interdisciplinary (Geologist/Petroleum Engineer) - Bureau of Land Management

This position is located in the Energy Minerals and Realty Management Directorate, National Renewable Energy Coordination Office (WO-301) in Washington, DC. Information about the area can be found at http://dc.gov/DC/.

This is a virtual position. Although the incumbent will report to the National Renewable Energy Coordination Office under the AD, Energy, Minerals, and Realty Management of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Washington, DC, Office, the selectee will remain in their current duty location. The pay reflected in the salary range is that of the "Rest of US" GS pay scale; actual salary will range will vary dependent upon the duty location of selectee. Apply by Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

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Tenure-line Position in Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University

The Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-line faculty appointment. The position is at the assistant professor level. It is desired that the selected candidate be able to start no later than Autumn 2015.

The Department of Energy Resources Engineering focuses on a wide range of activities related to the recovery of the Earth’s energy resources (e.g., hydrocarbons, geothermal, and other renewables). The Department also has active research programs on carbon sequestration and clean energy conversions. ERE offers degrees in both energy resources engineering (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) and petroleum engineering (M.S., Ph.D.).

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Assistant Professor of Geosciences (Hydrogeology) - Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington.

The Department of Geosciences at Pacific Lutheran University invites applications for a tenure-track position in hydrogeology at the level of Assistant Professor to teach beginning September 1, 2015. Applications are welcomed from candidates with research and teaching interest over a wide spectrum of groundwater science applications that complement the areas of expertise of the current faculty. The areas of particular interest are low temperature aqueous geochemistry and/or geothermal exploration. Ph.D. in Geology or closely related field is required. ABD will be considered, but Ph.D. must be in hand by September 1, 2015.

Submit application at https://employment.plu.edu/postings/3133. Required materials: cover letter, c.v., statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and potential research plans with undergraduates. Three confidential letters of recommendation will also be requested by PLU upon application. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, but the position will remain open until filled. For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Rose McKenney, Chair of Geosciences at 253-535-8726 or mckennra@plu.edu.


Position Opening with the Geothermal Technologies Office

The Energy Department's Geothermal Technologies Office has posted a job vacancy for a GS 12/13 Physical Scientist, with a strong geosciences background to serve as a Technology Manager within the Office's Enhanced Geothermal Systems program. The position remains open until August 11, 2014 and will be located in Washington, D.C. offices.

For full details on this position including how to apply, please click here. For information on additional job opportunities in the Geothermal Technologies Office – planned in the near future – please visit USAJobs.gov.


EarthCube Demonstration Governance Program Office Manager

The Arizona Geological Survey seeks to hire an individual on contract as Program Office Manager to support the EarthCube Demonstration governing organization, beginning October 1, 2014. During the project year (October 2014-September 2015), the Program Office Manager will support the community-elected governance structure in carrying out EarthCube goals and in testing the effectiveness of said structure. The intended outcomes of this year are recommendations to the National Science Foundation regarding possible modifications to and longer term implementation of EarthCube governance.

Applications may be sent in the form of a resume and cover letter to resumes@azgs.az.gov, please include “EarthCube” in your subject line. First review of applicants will take place August 18, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Contract rate is negotiable and commensurate with experience, subject to project funding.

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