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Post-Doctoral Researcher in Geology

The University of Texas Permian Basin
Job Location:
Odessa, Texas
Geology, Earth Sciences, and Oceanography

Department: College of Arts & Sciences

Classification: Faculty

Job Description

The department of geosciences at the University of Texas Permian Basin invites applicants for a post-doctoral researcher position in geology to work on a research project lead by Dr. Sumit Verma, beginning May 1, 2021.

This position will be initially for three months and can be extended. The successful candidate must have a strong background in unconventional and conventional carbonate prospect evaluation. The applicant should be skilled in geo-modelling, Petrel, and ArcGIS.

Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in the Geology field and an outstanding research publication record.

More information about the Geology Program can be found at

Candidates are required to submit a Cover Letter and CV to Dr. Sumit Verma (

The application deadline is April 25.


Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Employee must be able and willing to travel and teach at external campuses. Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at

The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EOE, including disability/vets.

UTPB participates in e-Verify.

Posting Number: F132P

Close Date: 04/21/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

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