Department of Geology


Do you enjoy physical as well as intellectual challenges? Do you like to travel to interesting locations around the world? Does working with others who have diverse interests and backgrounds to solve multifaceted problems appeal to you? If so, then consider joining us for a major in geology, earth science or environmental earth science,leading to an exciting career in geological or environmental sciences..

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Two Assistant Professor Position Openings
The Department of Geology has two position openings for Assistant Professor. We are seeking a Petrologist and a Geobiologist. Please click either title for additional information on each position.


About Us

Miami 's Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science is located in Culler Hall. It consists of 13 faculty members, three technical staff members, two support staff members, 125 undergraduate majors and 37 graduate students. The undergraduate and graduate curricula offer many classroom and field opportunities for majors and non-majors, including our summer field program at our Field Station in Dubois, Wyoming.

The Department maintains active research programs in geomicrobiology, geomorphology, hydrogeology, igneous petrology, isotope geochemistry, low-temperature geochemistry, geophysics, mineralogy and crystallography, mineral surface geochemistry, paleobiology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, and volcanology.

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