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Assistant Professor - Planetary Science

Employer
Rice University, Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences Department
Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Closing date
Nov 1, 2022

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Discipline
Planetary Sciences
Career Level
Early Career (up to 10 years past degree)
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia
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Faculty Position in Planetary Science
Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Planetary Science, broadly defined, with particular interests in planetary geochemistry, cosmochemistry, astromaterials and astrobiology, as well as comparative planetology, planet-scale modeling, and planetary habitability of the solar system and beyond. Applicants using analytical, remote sensing, sample-based, and modeling approaches are welcome.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, teach core courses and develop undergraduate and graduate courses within their area of expertise, and be involved in service to the department, university, and the broader scientific community. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Requirements:
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Earth, Environmental, or Planetary Science or a related field by the time of the appointment. Applicants will be required to submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research; (4) statement on teaching; (5) statement on diversity, mentoring, and outreach (see guidelines here: https://eeps.rice.edu/diversity-mentoring-and-outreach-statement-guidelines); and (6) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Details about the department and its facilities can be found at http://eeps.rice.edu. All required application materials submitted by November 1, 2022 are ensured full consideration. For questions please contact eeps-search@rice.edu.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at http://apply.interfolio.com/112707.

Rice University is located in Houston, Texas, USA and is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university that aspires to path-breaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. Rice fulfills this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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