Mineralogy Teaching Post-Doc

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
City: Knoxville
State/Province: TN
Category: ,
Country: USA
Contact Person: Dr. Joshua Emery
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of Tennessee
Application Due Date: Wednesday, April 01 2015
Web Link: http://web.eps.utk.edu/docs/UTK-MineralogyPostDoc-Ad.pdf




The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (http://web.eps.utk.edu) at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville invites applications for a Post-doctoral Teaching Associate position in Mineralogy starting August 1, 2015, pending approval of funding. The position is a 9-month appointment and includes benefits. Successful candidates will be expected to teach mineralogy for undergraduate geology majors, physical geology at the entry level, and possibly a specialized mineralogy or petrology course at the upper division undergraduate or graduate level. Candidates will also be encouraged to participate in departmental research projects and/or work on their own research.


UT–Knoxville is the state’s flagship research institution, located in East Tennessee close to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences comprises an energetic group of tenure-track and research faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and ~150 graduate and undergraduate students.


Applicants should e-mail résumé, description of teaching and research interests, and contact information for 3 references in PDF format to Prof. Josh Emery,  search committee chair, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410; Phone: 865-974-8039; E-mail: <[email protected]>. The applicant should also arrange to have 3 letters of reference e-mailed to the same address. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.