Assistant Professor in Solar System Planetary Science at Arizona State University

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Current state: Approved
Department: School of Earth and Space Exploration
City: Tempe
State/Province: Arizona
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Arizona State University
Application Due Date: Friday, November 21 2014
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The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Planetary Science to begin August 2015. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focus is on Solar System planetary science, and who have research strengths that complement or extend those of current SESE faculty (

Established in 2006, the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) is the focal point of earth and space science at Arizona State University, one of themost dynamic and fastest growing institutions of higher learning in the United States. An essential part of SESE’s mission is to make new discoveries by integrating science and technology. SESE faculty and their research groups benefit from a variety of state-of-the-art facilities, and thrive on broad collaborations.

The requirements for this position include: (1) a PhD in Planetary Science or a closely related discipline; (2) a strong research record in planetary science established through publications in international peer-reviewed journals; and (3) a commitment to quality teaching and mentorship at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applications should include: 1) a cover letter that includes a description of the applicant’s research and teaching interests and experience; 2) a current CV; and 3) the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted in PDF format to [email protected].

Application deadline is November 21, 2014; if not filled, reviews will continue weekly until the search is closed. Background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Title IX statement can be viewed at ASU’s non-discrimination, anti-harassment and nonretaliation policy can be viewed at ACD 401: Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment and Nonretaliation.