Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 210971
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 https://eps.rutgers.edu/ .
For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. James Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A PhD by September 1, 2023, in a discipline related to Earth and planetary sciences.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.