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Earth & Environmental Sciences Lehigh University Tenure Track Assistant Professor Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure track position in earth and environmental sciences at the assistant professor level. Successful candidates will have a PhD in an area of expertise that contributes to department strengths, and a record of scholarship that indicates that they will establish an internationally recognized externally funded research program. Candidates working across disciplinary boundaries or in emerging areas of earth and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply. Because Lehigh University and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences have a strong commitment to the inclusion and engagement of our increasingly diverse student population, we seek candidates who will successfully serve as mentors and role models for students belonging to groups that are historically underrepresented in earth and environmental sciences.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement of research that describes past scholarly contributions and future research directions; a statement about teaching that describes prior experience, teaching philosophy, and courses that the candidate would want to teach or develop; a statement describing experience and vision for enhancing participation of historically underrepresented groups; and the names and contact information for three references to To ensure full consideration the application should be received by October 15, 2022. For additional information contact Peter Zeitler (Search Committee Chair, EES Dept., 1 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem PA 18015-3001,

Lehigh’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences examines how the solid earth, oceans, atmosphere, and life interact to shape the world in which we live. Our research spans observational, experimental, theoretical, and numerical approaches, which we incorporate into field-based, experiential, multidisciplinary education. We seek to instill in our undergraduate and graduate students the skills needed to succeed in life, and this includes engagement with diverse perspectives and people. We also work to enhance earth-science literacy so that individuals and communities can make informed decisions about environmental and resource issues. The department expects to hire several additional faculty in the next five years. More information about people and programs can be found at the EES department web pages at

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering ( and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty

Company: Rystad Energy, Inc.

Title: Upstream Analyst

Location: Houston, TX

Rystad Energy is a leading energy research and consulting firm headquartered in Oslo, Norway with 20 offices across the world. The company was founded in 2004 to provide strategic consulting services and has evolved into one of the leading research organizations with a series of databases and reports covering the global energy industry and other parts of the energy space. Our team of industry experts serve our client base, including the largest oil & gas and energy companies, financial and oilfield service companies.

The Opportunity
Rystad Energy is looking for an analyst to work in Houston as part of our E&P team and contribute to the greater global research teams. Your task will be to survey the US onshore upstream activity and to provide our clients with leading and relevant intelligence. Candidates with very strong analytical skills and some experience within the upstream oil and gas space, operator, service company or from the financial community will be preferred. We are looking for team members able to work independently under tight deadlines and able to juggle multiple priorities.

The E&P team is part of the analyst department in Rystad Energy and is responsible for maintaining and developing our database products within the E&P space. The work consists of collecting and analyzing data and presenting this to clients. This will give you a deep understanding of the global oil industry and you will work in close collaboration with our consultants and programmers, as well as our business developers. The successful candidate will be a part of the global team of Analysts working in the E&P department.

Obtain and analyze upstream data related to the North American Upstream sector

Follow a set of E&P companies and make sure our data on these companies is up to date

Ability to model and value Oil and Gas assets

Identify and determine the impact of external factors such as prices, M&A, geopolitics & policy etc. on activity

Build and maintain a network of contacts with operators, service companies and government bodies

Write insightful commentaries on industry trends

Contribute into the E&P team’s work to build the core UCube offering

Support our external clients, Consultants and business development team

Skills & Attributes for Success
Bachelor or Master of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering or other related Engineering disciplines, Geoscience, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or Computer Science

0-3 years of relevant work experience, upstream O&G background preferred

Solid analytical and problem-solving skills

Scripting experience in languages such as SQL, Python, Matlab preferred

Ability to communicate well both verbally and written

Fluent in English; other languages are a plus.

Self-motivated, proactive and independent as well as a strong team player.

Must be authorized to work in the US.

Work Location & Travel Requirements
This position is located in Houston, TX. Moderate travel will be expected nationally with occasional international trips. This position has an expected Summer 2023 start date.

Application process
Please include a CV, transcript and other relevant documents when you upload your application. Αll applications must be sent exclusively via our portal. Application deadline: September 30, 2022. For any questions regarding this role, please contact Cole Wolf at

About Rystad Energy
Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and with offices across the globe, Rystad Energy is independent Energy research and business intelligence company providing data, tools, analytics, and consultancy services to clients exposed to the energy industry across the globe.

Rystad Energy has a range of global databases and research products for companies in the Oil & Gas, Oilfield Services, and Renewables sectors, as well as Investors, Investment Banks and Governments. We also provide a range of advisory services for our clients with capabilities across the Energy value chain.

Rystad Energy is a rapidly growing company providing the next generation analytical tools and advice for the industry. Rystad Energy combines a high-performance culture with a deeply collaborative ethos, providing ample opportunities for growth, learning, contribution, and career advancement. Read more at

EEO Statement
Rystad Energy, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rystad Energy, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Rystad Energy, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rystad Energy, Inc.'s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Colorado

The U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Mineral Deposit Database Project (USMIN) is compiling geospatial databases of the most important mines and mineral deposits of the United States. The USGS’ Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center in Denver Colorado has openings for term Physical Scientists to work on the project. 

Work Description: The term Physical Scientists will collaborate with Federal, State, and Tribal agencies to build two new databases required by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021: (1) for the Earth Mapping Resources Initiative, build an inventory of areas in the U.S. that contain mine waste to increase understanding of above‐ ground critical mineral resources in previously disturbed areas, and (2) for the Department of the Interior, build an inventory of abandoned non‐coal mine lands to help guide efforts to decommission, reclaim, respond to hazardous substances release on, and remediate abandoned mines in the U.S. Together, these tasks help address the need for domestic supplies of critical minerals, and the legacy of abandoned mines.   

The ideal candidates will have strong skills in ArcGIS and Physical Sciences. Knowledge of geology and economic geology are helpful, but not essential. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences and superior academic achievement can apply for a GS‐07 position, and those with a master’s degree can apply for a GS‐09 position.   

To Apply: To apply Further information, guidelines, and requirements are provided on the formal announcement at USA jobs. Applications close on 17 August, or when 100 applications have been received, whichever is soonest.

Further Information: Further information related to the project is on the following website:

Questions can be directed to Cheryl Novakovich: 

The Stanford Science Fellows program invites applications from outstanding graduating doctoral students and early career postdoctoral scholars (no more than three years from degree and no more than two years of prior postdoctoral experience by the start of their term) with a clear intellectual drive to advance foundational research in the natural sciences and a strong commitment to engage collaboratively with a diverse community of scholars.

Stanford Science Fellows are an interdisciplinary community of exceptional postdoctoral scholars from around the globe whose work is driven by a sense of wonder about the natural world. Stanford’s top-ranked science and engineering departments, as well as its many interdisciplinary laboratories and research institutes, are situated in close proximity to each other on campus, providing a wide range of opportunities for collaboration. Stanford Science Fellows will have access to faculty and facilities within Stanford’s Schools of Humanities and Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Earth, and Sustainability as well as at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Stanford Science Fellows will hold primary appointments in the academic unit appropriate to their research interests. In addition to generous compensation and benefits, Fellows also receive research, travel, and relocation allowances. Fellows must be eligible and available to start their terms between July 1 and September 1, 2023.

To apply, please upload the following materials by October 14, 2022: • A cover letter; • A curriculum vitae including publications, full legal name, contact information, and (expected) date of PhD, which must be received by the start of the fellowship; • Email addresses of the writers of three letters of recommendation, which must be received by October 14. A letter from the candidate’s PhD advisor is advised; • A statement of up to two pages about the candidate’s career goals, relevant experience, and how the candidate would contribute to the goals of the Stanford Science Fellows program; • A research statement of up to two pages addressing the following questions: What is the candidate’s research problem? What does the candidate expect to accomplish on a 3- to 5-year timescale? Why is Stanford the best place for the candidate to pursue these goals? To receive full consideration, all application materials--including recommendation letters--must be received by October 14, 2022.

Application Link:

Shell has geoscience positions open for 2022 and 2023 starting dates and their online application is currently open. They will fill positions on a first-come first-served basis. They are also looking for interns for 2023 and have positions open for advanced or niche degrees for a November 2022 starting date. Click here to start the application process:

Post Title: Teaching Fellow
Post Status: Specific Purpose Contract in Environmental Geoscience
Starting Date: 1st September 2022
Ending Date: 31st August 2024 (with potential extension)
Discipline / School: School of Natural Sciences/Geology, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location: School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Reports to: Head of School
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Teaching Fellow scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€36,369 to €47,234 per annum]
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Closing Application Date: 12 Noon (GMT), 15th August 2022

Post Summary: This is a full-time appointment in environmental geoscience on a specific purpose contract within a minimum duration of 2 years. Geology is a mid-sized discipline with a strong emphasis on both research and teaching in the geosciences. This especially includes fieldwork and laboratory-based teaching activities. The position will involve preparing and delivering teaching modules for undergraduate and postgraduate students, both in classroom and fieldtrip settings. The position will enable the individual to raise funds to pursue research if desired.

Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post

• Shape and teach significant portions of several environmental geoscience courses to undergraduate students and to postgraduate students in the School’s Taught Masters programmes.

• Actively co-lead field trips, both of single day and longer duration, in Ireland and abroad.

• Coordinate and supervise "capstone" research dissertation projects for fourth year undergraduate students and contribute to the effective delivery of postgraduate Taught Masters desk studies and research dissertations.

• Assess classroom, laboratory and field projects for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

• Engage in outreach pertinent to teaching and research.

• Participate and provide input at School and Discipline meetings and on assigned committees.

• Carry out occasional other duties as required by the Head of School or another person authorised by the Head of School.

• Engagement in scientific research is desirable.

Person Specification

Qualifications: A PhD and background in a subject that relates to environmental geosciences is mandatory. This might especially include aspects of hydrogeology and aqueous geochemistry, including groundwater studies, karst systems, and peatlands.

Knowledge & Experience (Essential & Desirable): The role-holder will require the following knowledge, skills and attributes for successful performance in the role:

• Previous university level teaching experience is desirable, and this could include teaching assistant role.

• The ability to work in a team and to learn and to perform multiple tasks is necessary.

• Contribute to both face to face and virtual teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

• Ability to undertake administrative responsibilities as required by the Discipline, School and University.

• A record of conducting research pertinent to environmental geoscience.

Skills & Competencies

• Well developed written and verbal communication, lecture presentation skills and interpersonal skills are necessary.

• Organisational skills necessary to the performance of various tasks.

Further Information for Applicants: Informal enquiries concerning the post should be addressed to Professor Gerald Dickens, Head of Geology at

Additional information regarding Trinity College Dublin, the E3 Initiative, the Selection Process, Equal Opportunity Aspects, and Pension Entitlements can be given if desired.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a short Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of 2 referees (including email addresses) to: 
Professor Gerald Dickens:
Subject: Environmental Teaching Fellow Position