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Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University

Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey
Closing date
Dec 29, 2023

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, America’s eighth oldest institution of higher learning and New Jersey’s premier public research university, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Higher rank appointments (such as Associate or Full Professors) will also be considered under exceptional circumstances.

We seek candidates in all areas of Earth and Planetary sciences, with emphases in deep Earth processes  Geophysics/Geodynamics or Planetary Geology/Cosmochemistry. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in the field of Earth or planetary sciences. We particularly welcome applications from candidates committed to promotion of equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service and to mentorship within one of the most diverse university communities in the country. We are open to candidates who have had non-traditional career paths, taken time off for family reasons, or achieved excellence in careers outside academia.

Rutgers has a strong tradition of cross-disciplinary research and of institutions that support collaborative work across departments, such as the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Planetary Sciences, or a related field.

The position will remain open until filled, but review of applications will begin December 14, 2023, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2024. Additional information about the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Rutgers University can be found at .

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. James Wright (

For details and to apply, please visit the job posting at:

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