The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Earth Surface Processes. The position is a full-time, probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a robust program of extramurally funded research, supervise and support graduate students, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the Earth and Planetary Science and Environmental Science curricula. Minimum qualification is a PhD in the Geosciences or a related discipline completed by the time of the appointment, targeted for August 2023.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following preferred qualifications: (1) demonstrated publication record in peer-reviewed journals; (2) demonstrated commitment to establish an externally funded research program in the area of Earth Surface Processes; and (3) demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching; (4) a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from historically under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
A complete application must include 4 items all combined as a single document: (1) a cover letter, (2) three statements not exceeding three pages each that illustrate prior experience and interest in: a) teaching, b) research, c) commitment to supporting diversity, equity & inclusion in a highly diverse campus community; (3) a curriculum vitae; and (4) the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three references. Items must be submitted electronically to UNM Jobs (https://unm.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/18/home/requisition/21952?c=unm ). For best consideration, all materials must be received by November 15, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. For questions regarding the application process please contact Paula Pascetti (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Coordinator, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (505 277-1633).
The University of New Mexico is the largest and most comprehensive of the state's institutions of higher education and is both a Carnegie Very High Research University and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. Located in Albuquerque, the largest metropolitan area in the state, UNM features a growing campus that reflects the cultures and diversity of the Southwest and fosters an excellent work and learning environment for its faculty and students. For more about Albuquerque, visit https://advance.unm.edu/why-abq/. The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences has a faculty of 16 and offers undergraduate degrees in Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Science, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth and Planetary Sciences.