Assistant Professor in Planetary Science

Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences
City: Provience
State/Province: Rhode Island
Country: USA
Contact Person: Ralph Milliken
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Brown University
Application Due Date: Monday, September 25 2023
Web Link:

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Planetary Science.  Ideal candidates are those working on fundamental geological processes applicable across multiple Solar System bodies and who would broaden and enhance existing departmental strengths in remote sensing, geophysics, planetary materials,
climate and environmental science, and geochemistry. We encourage candidates from all fields of planetary science to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active, externally-funded research program, enjoy a commitment to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the academic community of the department and university. Diversity, equity and inclusion are integral to the mission of the Department and University. Accordingly, the Department seeks qualified candidates who can
contribute to racial and gender equity, diversity, and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching, and/or scholarship. The Department is keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

The appointment will begin on July 1, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment. To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements describing your planned activities in research, teaching, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information for three references via interfolio. To apply, visit:

Review of applications will begin on Sept. 25, 2023. To receive full consideration applicants should submit all materials by that date. For further information contact the search committee chair, Ralph Milliken ([email protected]).