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Assistant Professor in Paleontology

Montana State University Department of Earth Sciences
Bozeman, Montana
Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.
Closing date
Feb 8, 2023

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Biogeosciences, Interdisciplinary/Other
Career Level
Early Career (up to 10 years past degree)
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Relocation Cost
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The Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Paleontology. We seek an active researcher and teacher who brings an innovative perspective to the study of Earth and evolutionary history and has the ability to develop an internationally-recognized research program. Specific areas of research could include but are not limited to vertebrate paleontology, invertebrate paleontology, paleobotany, Earth history and evolution, sedimentary geochemistry as applied to paleontology, deep-time environmental change, and macroevolution and the fossil record. The successful candidate will have a clear vision for launching an innovative research program from our location in Bozeman, Montana. The candidate will be expected to teach courses such as Earth Systems Science, Earth History and Evolution, Invertebrate Paleontology, and contribute to our upper-division and graduate curriculum in their area of expertise. The candidate will provide graduate mentorship in our MSc and Ph.D. programs, and participate as a team player in a highly collegial and student-focused department.


Department of Earth Sciences, College of Letters and Science

Montana State University


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