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Assistant Professor, Low Temperature Geochemistry

Tulane University Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Dec 1, 2022

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Assistant Professor, Low Temperature Geochemistry, Tulane University. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a broad-based geoscientist with research interests in the general field of Low Temperature Geochemistry that complement current faculty expertise and offer potential for collaborative research. Research fields of expertise could include, but are not limited to aqueous, isotope, organic, bio, and/or atmospheric geochemistry. We particularly seek candidates with postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that includes mentoring PhD-level graduate students. Teaching duties are both at the graduate and undergraduate levels.


Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter that highlights why they are interested in this opportunity, prior experiences educating and mentoring students, research accomplishments and vision, and how they build educational environments that are equitable and inclusive for all. Please include the names and email addresses of three references in the cover letter. Review of applications will begin on 4 December 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with appropriate experience and with strengths that match our departmental needs will be asked for further information after the first round of review. Applications must be submitted electronically via the following link: ( Any inquiries may be directed to Dr. Torbjörn Törnqvist (, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118-5698.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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