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Tenure Track Faculty Position Mineralogy

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio (US)
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Sep 16, 2022

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Tenure Track Faculty Position





The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2023. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment. The successful applicant will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise student research at the undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. levels, initiate and maintain a vigorous, externally-funded research program, and provide service to the university.


We seek a candidate who is undertaking significant research in mineralogy. The particular research emphasis should contribute to our programs in both Geology and Environmental Earth Science, and should complement current program strengths indicated below.


The successful applicant will join an active department that consists of 14 faculty members, 3 research/technical staff members, and approximately 150 undergraduate and 30 graduate students. The department maintains active research programs in geobiology, geomicrobiology, geomorphology, geophysics, hydrogeology, igneous petrology, isotope geochemistry, mineralogy, paleoclimatology, paleontology, planetary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, and volcanology. The department is housed in a recently renovated building with state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities in support of the above. Please visit for additional information.


Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at Review of applications will begin on September 12, 2022 and continue until position is filled.


Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.  For more information on Miami University's diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion website.


Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco­ free.


Miami University’s Oxford Campus, with nearly 15,000 undergraduate and over 1,800 graduate students, is located in a small-town setting adjacent to the Cincinnati and Dayton urban areas. More information on Miami and on the department may be obtained via and Interested candidates should submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans and unofficial copy of transcripts (submitted as "other") to; candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Screening of applications begins September 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Appointment effective August 17, 2015. Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.
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