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Geoscience and Environmental Sustainability Tenure-track Position

The Department of Geology and Planetary Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to expand and enhance our current research expertise in Geoscience and Environmental Sustainability.

 

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Volcanology/Petrology

The Department of Geology and Planetary Science (http://www.geology.pitt.edu) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor position beginning in the Fall of 2014.  The position is outside of the tenure stream and renewable for up to two years, pending budgetary approval.

 

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Energy-Net Exhibit Opens at the Carnegie Museum

On May 13th, the Energy-Net Program unveiled its new exhibit entitled, “Water Wise: Give Rain a Home” at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

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Grad Expo 2014 – Geology and Planetary Science Winners

Three Geology and Planetary Science graduate students received Outstanding Presenter Awards ($100) at the 2014 Grad Expo: Janine Krippner, Sarah Lavin, and Erin Pfeil-McCullough

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Lecturer Charlie Jones Wins Bellet Award

The University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences has named Charles E. Jones, lecturer in the Department of Geology and Planetary Science a winner of one of the two 2014 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Awards.

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This Week's Colloquium

April 17, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Constraining Active Fault Geometry and Strength Properties of Tectonic Faults Through Stress Modeling: An Example from the North Anatolian Fault (NAF)

In the Field

White Sands
Undergraduate Allie Ackerman ponders extensive gypsum dunes in New Mexico during a 2008 field expedition led by Professor Rosemary Capo to investigate eolian deposition in deserts. View »