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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Geotech Engineers & Engineering Geologists


The geological make-up of New Zealand offers exposure to new, interesting and challenging geotechnical issues and solutions. If you would thrive on taking up those challenges, and have been thinking about a move to New Zealand, now is the time to act! (For details...)

Research assistant in the field of sediment-based paleoclimatology

The 'Quaternary Geology and Paleoclimatology' group at the Institute of Geological Sciences of the University of Bern, Switzerland, is looking for a research assistant (postdoctoral level) in the field of sediment-based paleoenvironmental reconstructions. A focus should be given to paleoclimatologic studies on various temporal (i.e. Quaternary) and spatial scales using a variety of geological archives, such as marine and especially lacustrine sediments (For details...)

Friday, February 3, 2012

Faculty position in Neotectonics, Remote-Sensing, and Geodynamics

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Geology and Geophysics in the area of Neotectonics, Remote-Sensing, and Geodynamics to begin September, 2012.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Professor Augusto Gansser, http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Professor Augusto Gansser, who has died aged 101, was a Swiss geologist and adventurer whose explorations led to new insights about the origins of great mountain ranges and the sources of petroleum.