Assistant or Associate Professor – Carbonate Geology/Geobiology – (FAC001532)

first_imgThe University of Houston Department of Earth and AtmosphericSciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in thegeneral field of sedimentary geology. Hiring will be at theassistant or associate professor level. Experience andqualifications will be used to determine the appropriate title ofassistant or associate professor.We are particularly interested in researchers with a focus on theareas of paleoclimate, paleoceanography, paleogeography,biogeochemistry, carbon cycles and proxies, the role of tectonicsin building the sedimentary record, source to sink processes, andcoastal evolution. The research of a successful applicant mayconcentrate on either chemical or clastic sedimentary rocks and mayuse data from outcrops, cores, modern environments, the subsurface,or experimental or modeling studies. Integration of geophysicaldata, petrographic observations, and facies analysis isparticularly encouraged.The successful candidate will be expected to build activecollaborations within and outside the university, to developinternationally recognized, externally funded research programs, toteach graduate and undergraduate level courses that bridge theoryand practical applications in the geosciences, and to use theirresearch to enhance experiential learning at UH.More information about the department can be found at http://www.uh.edu/nsm/earth-atmospheric/ Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2020,and continue until position is filled. Candidate should submit: 1)a statement of teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculumvitae, 3) a list of at least three possible references and theircontact information. Questions about this position may be directedto search committee chair Julia Wellner ([email protected]).The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual careercouples. Furthermore, we welcome candidates whose experience inteaching, research, or community service has prepared them tocontribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Earth Science or a related field atthe time of the appointment.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of thefinal candidate. All positions at the University of Houston aresecurity sensitive and will require a criminal history check.Incomplete applications may not be considered.last_img read more

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Yu Darvish not as sharp, but Dodgers still win

first_imgAgainst the much more combative Diamondbacks, however, Darvish was forced to fight for every out.He went to the full count on each of the first six batters he faced and seven of the first eight, searching for the strike zone with his fastball in particular. The Diamondbacks had seven baserunners in five innings against Darvish (five hits, two walks) including the leadoff man in three of his five innings – twice on leadoff walks.But the Diamondbacks went 2 for 12 with runners on base. Seven of Darvish’s 10 strikeouts came in those situations.The only thing easy about Darvish’s night was the offensive support. Only four times in his 22 starts with the Texas Rangers this season did the Rangers score more than four runs for him – and one of those was a 22-10 loss in his final Texas startBut the Dodgers have scored 14 runs in Darvish’s two starts since they acquired him at the non-waiver trade deadline and Darvish has not thrown a pitch as a Dodger without the lead. PHOENIX >> The Dodgers have done everything they can to make Yu Darvish’s transition to a new team easy, showering him with good will and run support.It was Darvish who made things hard on himself Thursday night. The right-hander was far from sharp and threw 106 pitches in just five innings. But the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 8-6, anyway.Darvish is unbeaten in his two starts with the Dodgers. But those two starts were as different as the two opponents.Against the sagging New York Mets in his debut, Darvish was dominant. He allowed just three hits and one walk in seven scoreless innings, striking out 10 and cruising to the finish. He retired 20 of the final 22 batters he faced. The Dodgers put three runs on the board before he took the mound Thursday. Kike’ Hernandez drove them all in with a bases-loaded double. Hernandez has 29 hits against left-handed pitchers this season – 20 of them went for extra bases (nine doubles, two triples and nine home runs).The Diamondbacks chipped away at that with single runs off Darvish in the third and fourth innings (including a solo home run by J.D. Martinez) but undid their own work in the fifth inning. Chris Taylor led off the inning with a solo homer but a walk, a throwing error by catcher Chris Iannetta and two infield singles led to two more runs.Justin Turner drove in two more with a double in the sixth inning and the Dodgers needed every bit of the offense.Brock Stewart gave two of the runs back on a homer by Iannetta in the bottom of the sixth. Ketel Marte drove in two more with a single off Brandon Morrow in the eighth. But Tony Cingrani came in to strike out back-to-back lefties, Gregor Blanco and David Peralta, with a runner on and Kenley Jansen closed it out in the ninth.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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