Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Igneous Petrology/Mineralogy

The Department of Geology at the University of Georgia seeks to fill a position for a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of igneous petrology/mineralogy.

We encourage applications with strong backgrounds in chemistry and physics who may employ unconventional and interdisciplinary approaches to address big-picture questions including aspects of planetary evolution involving core, mantle, and/or crustal processes. A PhD in Geology, Earth or Planetary Science or other related discipline is required by August 1, 2019. The hire must be comfortable teaching undergraduate core curriculum classes in petrology, a graduate course in their specialty, and introductory geology courses.

The hire will be expected to establish an externally funded research program, attract outstanding graduate students, and give oversite to an electron microprobe facility with long-standing technical support staff. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for 3 references.

Application should be made to http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/58518. To ensure full consideration all materials should be submitted by 5 PM EST February 15, 2019.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

published: 04 January 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.