Assistant Professor

Location
Davis, California
Salary
Assistant Professor - Earth-Life Interactions
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
May 21, 2017
Ref
JPF01496
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Tenure Track
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Davis seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of Earth-Life Interactions. We seek creative scientists who study the interactions between life and surface environments on any spatial and temporal scale using novel laboratory, field, and/or computational approaches. We encourage applications from a diverse range of disciplines including, but not restricted to, biogeochemistry, geobiology, and paleoclimatology. We are particularly interested in applicants who will expand our current research programs and have the potential to build new connections both within the department and across campus, such as with other departments in the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Biological Sciences, or the UC Davis Genomics Center.

The department’s current research programs and experimental, analytical and computational facilities are described at http://geology.ucdavis.edu/facilities/. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, statements of research plans, teaching interests, and contributions to diversity, and contact information of four references by June 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Guidance for diversity statements may be found http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion 

Applications should be submitted online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01496. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair at eps-search@ucdavis.edu.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Candidate must possess a  Ph.D. or equivalent in geosciences or related field by the time of appointment.

The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels Supervision of graduate students and departmental, university, and service to the discipline are expected.

ABOUT THE EMPLOYER

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. The campus sponsors a Work Life Program that supports faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. For more information see:

http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life 

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