Ph.D. position in Geochemistry / Economic Geology

The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering at Missouri S&T seeks two highly motivated Ph.D. candidates with an excellent academic record, a strong geochemical background and an interest in Economic Geology.

The PhD positions are fully funded for 36-48 months within the framework of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Project 'Investigating the source, transport and deposition of economically important metals in the lower continental crust'. The successful applicants will participate in international field work and conduct geochemical analysis at Missouri S&T and partnering national and international universities.

Guidelines for admission to Missouri S&T: Starting date: Fall Semester 2020. If the COVID-19 pandemic remains a concern, the first semester may be taken remotely. Review of applications will begin May 1 and continue until the positions are filled.

To be considered, contact Dr. Marek Locmelis prior to applying through S&T's Office of Graduate Studies. Please provide the following documents as a single pdf file: cover letter, CV, summary of research interests (no more than 2 pages), GRE score, TOEFL/IELTS score (for international applicants), and contact information for 2-3 references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Email:, website:

posted: 15 April 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.