Assistant/Associate Professor in Geochemistry of Near Surface Environments

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 22, 2018
Closes
Oct 21, 2018
Discipline
Geochemistry
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Tenure Track
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

Geochemistry of Near Surface Environments

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Isotope Geochemistry and/or Analytical Geochemistry of Near Surface Environments at the assistant professor level.  Exceptional candidates at the associate professor level will also be considered. We seek a colleague who creatively uses isotopic and/or analytical approaches to understand processes and changes in near surface environments in modern and ancient systems, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, biosphere, and/or the upper crust.  Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to a diverse research and teaching community in the Department of Earth Sciences through the development of a vigorous, internationally recognized and externally funded research program, through teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and through service in the department, college, and university. The Department of Earth Sciences is part of the College of Science and Engineering and houses research programs as well as state-of-the-art analytical facilities spanning a broad spectrum of Earth Science disciplines (further information is available at: http://www.esci.umn.edu).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the geosciences or a related field at the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, names and contact information of three references, and, if applicable, a list of any planned presentations at conferences in fall of 2018.  These materials must be submitted online

 -http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/
- search for Requisition Number 325790

Appointment may begin as early as August 2019. Review of applications will begin on Oct. 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. For further information or questions, please contact R. Lawrence Edwards, Chair of the Search Committee at edwar001@umn.edu.

The University of Minnesota values a diverse faculty, which fosters a richness of perspectives and an inclusive environment, and whose members serve as role models for a diverse student body. The University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University supports the work-life balance of its faculty.

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