This job involves research and service work in economic geology. We are seeking an individual who has expertise in the area of industrial and/or critical minerals, and will focus their research largely on topics that are relevant to geological problems in New Mexico. Preparation of papers and presentation of work at meetings will be an important component of this job. The position also includes a service component, which could involve examining mines and prospects, rock and mineral identification, answering questions on mineral resources and geology to the public, and preparing outreach materials for Bureau of Geology use. Seeking external funding through a variety of venues to support research will be a component of this successful applicant’s work. Interaction with the Earth and Environmental Science and Mineral Engineering departments, among others, may be a component of this job, depending on the applicant’s desires. This could include advising of graduate students, serving on committees, collaborative research, or teaching.
Master’s degree in Geoscience required with five (5) years’ relevant experience or Ph.D. in Geoscience required. Ability to carry out field work in remote areas with rough terrain required.
Application details are available on the New Mexico Tech (NMT) jobs page.