Faculty position in planetary petrology/mineralogy/geochemistry

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Earth & Planetary Sciences
City: Knoxville
State/Province: Tennessee
Country: USA
Contact Person: Hap McSween
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Application Due Date: Tuesday, December 15 2015
Web Link: http://eps.utk.edu/

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at The University of Tennessee seeks to fill a faculty position in petrology/mineralogy/geochemistry with emphasis in planetary geoscience. The position is for an open-rank (tenure-track or tenured); we would prefer to select a candidate at the Associate or Full Professor level, but welcome applications for Assistant Professor. The position begins August 1, 2016. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a Research I University and the flagship campus of the UT system. The Department (http://web.utk.edu/~pgi). Requirements for the position are:  Ph.D. in geology or a related field, and demonstrated research experience in planetary geoscience.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct a robust, funded program of planetary research, mentor graduate students, effectively teach courses in petrology and/or mineralogy at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and collaborate in department research dealing with petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry, and solar system exploration. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

To apply, please email the following [email protected] <