Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Environmental Geochemistry Geology

The Department of Geology at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in environmental geochemistry, starting July 1, 2020.

We seek an innovative geoscientist, with a proven publication record of environmental geochemistry research contributing to a better understanding of the interactions of lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere, and their impacts upon the environmental changes observed in the geological rock record and/or at the present time. The successful candidate should be able to develop a vigorous, independent, and externally-funded research program at the national and international level. With demonstrated excellence or potential in teaching, the candidate will have a commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and post-doctoral scientists.

The successful candidate will be expected to build upon that tradition, supported through access to the excellent analytical facilities housed within the Faculty of Science's Electron Microbeam Facility, Environmental Quality Analysis Laboratory and Institute of Environmental Change and Society, and Trace Analysis Facility, as well as other units across the University campus.

A Ph.D. in Earth Sciences or Geology is required at the time of application. Those with relevant post-doctoral or industrial research experience may use these experiences to demonstrate research success in their field of environmental geochemistry. Candidates should be eligible to apply for professional registration (P.Geo) within Canada.

More information about the Department of Geology is available at:

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To Apply:

Applications must be submitted online at, and should include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of your plans for research, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of three recent publications.

Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent prior to the closing date to the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Geology at: (

Closing date for applications: December 31, 2019

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve.

posted: 30 October 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.