Department: CAS School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment
Advertised Job Summary:
The School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the area of geochronology to begin August 16, 2019. We seek an individual with outstanding research and teaching abilities and broad interests related to geochronology, petrochronology or thermochronology. The successful candidate will complement, strengthen and diversify the School's research program in solid earth geoscience and take advantage of state-of-the art facilities in the Center for Elemental Mass Spectrometry (CEMS – http://www.cems-sc.org/). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and direct an active, externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include an undergraduate core course in the areas of mineralogy-petrology or structural geology – tectonics, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses related to the candidate's specialty.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 40415
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