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Endowed Chair (Associate/Full Professor) of Unconventional Energy

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University invite applications for the Stephen and Karen Brand Chair in unconventional energy resources. Candidates with a core expertise in unconventional energy with a strong and consistent track record of applying this expertise to unconventional petroleum resources will be considered. Candidates with expertise including, but not limited to, unconventional exploration and production, tight reservoir characterization, geophysics and seismic data analysis, subsurface integration, hydraulic fracture mechanics, pore/fluid interactions, water and environmental issues, and enhanced oil and gas recovery are encouraged to apply. Excellence in and/or commitment to multi-disciplinary research and teaching is a requirement. It is expected that the candidate hired would significantly enhance Purdue's visibility and impact in this key area; increase opportunities for industry collaboration and grant funding; and inspire and train the next generation of leaders in the field.

Interested applicants should visit https://hiring.science.purdue.edu; submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a vision statement, a teaching statement, and complete contact information for at least 3 references. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Questions related to this position should be sent to Ken Ridgway, Chair of the Search Committee, email ridge@purdue.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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