The American Geosciences Institute has been conducting the AGI’s Geoscience Student Exit Survey for the past five years. One important measure is the change of hiring by different employment sectors over the past five years for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral graduates. In Currents #135, percent stacked area graphs for each degree level show the various sectors hiring geoscience graduates at their degree completion, as well as the change of hiring within these industries over time.
The upcoming Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2018 report, which will be released in early 2019, will have an analysis of the five-year trends from the survey.
EPWS survey on women scientists
The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS is launching today a general survey on women scientists at the European level and we kindly invite you to participate. EPWS is representing the needs and concerns of women scientists in Europe and we wish to know what they are in 2018. The aims of this initiative are to:
This survey is intended for women scientists working in research institutions or in academia, public or private, members of an EPWS network or not. Please complete the survey before 31 December 2018 and disseminate it actively. | Read more
EFG News | Call for abstracts: geology and the energy transition
In the name of the Editorial Board of the European Geologist journal (EGJ), the Editor-in-Chief would like to invite you to submit articles for the 47th issue of the journal. The theme of this issue is geology and the energy transition and it will be published in May 2019, related to the EFG EuroWorkshop with a similar title. We expect contributions related to the topic.
Please send your article proposal first (name of the author(s), working title of the article and a short abstract of about 10 lines) by 17 December 2018 to Editor-in-Chief Eva Hartai (email@example.com) and cc staff and layout editor Anita Stein (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Editorial Board of EGJ will decide about the acceptance of the article proposals before the end of December and selected articles shall be submitted in their full version by 1 March 2019. The articles will be peer-reviewed and also reviewed by a native English speaker.
You may find the guidelines for the authors at http://eurogeologists.eu/journal/.
The State Mining and Geology Board and the Department of Conservation are accepting applications for the position of State Geologist. The California State Geologist serves as the head of the California Geological Survey (CGS), one of the largest state surveys in the nation. CGS provides scientific products and services about the state's geology, seismology, and mineral resources, including their related hazards, that affect the health, safety, and business interests of the people of California. It is one of the oldest geological surveys in the nation, and today produces more products and provides more services to more people than any other state survey.
Interested parties should submit a statement of interest and a completed Standard Form 678 (which may be supplemented by a resume) to the State Mining and Geology Board.
Final Filing Date:
Open Until Filled
Pursuant to California Public Resource Code section 677, the State Mining and Geology Board considers candidate’s qualifications and nominates candidates for potential appointment as State Geologist. The Board will accept applications on a rolling basis. Applicants for the State Geologist position who submit applications more than 15 days prior to the next Board meeting may be asked to interview with the Board at that next meeting. Board meeting dates are posted on the Board’s website here. Applicants will be notified not less than 10 days prior to a Board meeting if the Board wishes to interview them at that meeting. Interviews will be conducted in closed session. Applicants the Board believes qualified to serve as the State Geologist will be advanced for consideration of potential appointment to the State Geologist position.
Submit applications to:
Jeffrey Schmidt, Executive Officer via email at:
Or, via postal mail at:
State Mining and Geology Board
801 K Street, MS 20-15
Sacramento, CA 95814
The National Science Foundation’s Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering is conducted annually to collect information about enrollments/hiring and demographics of graduate students (master’s and doctoral students) and postdoctoral appointees. For Currents #132, AGI’s Workforce Program analyzed the data from 2016 to investigate participation of underrepresented racial and ethnic populations in postdoctoral opportunities within the geosciences.
Outside of the representation rate of Black and African American geoscience graduate students, the representation rates of racial and ethnic underrepresented groups in the geosciences are similar to STEM-wide trends, indicating diversity issues in the geosciences are not unique.
Geoscience Currents are quick snapshots of data pertaining to all aspects of the geosciences, including trends in geoscience academic programs and students, funding of geoscience research, employment and salary information, and many other topics that support geoscience professionals and students in their career and academic endeavors. Geoscience Currents represent data collaborations with other societies, employers, and professionals. Topics for these short reports are often inspired by inquries from the geoscience community. Subscribe to the Geoscience Currents Mailing List.
If you have research related to any of the topics listed above that you would like to share with the geoscience community, please contact us about guest authoring a Geoscience Currents.
AGI Workforce Program
The American Geosciences Institute is turning 70. To celebrate the breadth and richness of geoscience community it represents, AGI will now provide FREE subscriptions to the digital edition of EARTH Magazine to anyone belonging to its 52 member societies. Subscriptions also include access to EARTH’s complete archive!
To subscribe go to https://digital.earthmagazine.org. There is no obligation and AGI will not sell or rent your personal information.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize its 2018 award recipients: Dr. Scott W. Tinker, AIPG CPG-10564 (Bureau of Economic Geology - The University of Texas at Austin), Mr. Rex C. Buchanan (Kansas Geological Survey, retired), and Dr. David Applegate, AIPG MEM-0002 (U.S. Geological Survey). All three will receive their awards at the upcoming meeting of the Geological Society of America in Indianapolis.Dr. Scott W. Tinker Honored with AGI's Ian Campbell Medal for Service to Geosciences - Since 2000, Dr. Scott W. Tinker has led the Bureau of Economic Geology in Texas as the premier state geological survey, with over 250 research and support staff and students working on hundreds of international grants and contracts. His distinguished service – from his start in the petroleum industry to his more recent work as an educator and administrator – is superlative. Read More
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