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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Igneous Petrology/Geochemistry at UNR

Date: 02/10/2015

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Igneous Petrology/Geochemistry
Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering
University of Nevada Reno

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering at the
University of Nevada, Reno seeks an earth scientist for a tenure-track
faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in high-temperature
earth processes. We seek an outstanding scientist who combines field,
laboratory and modeling investigations and will establish an
innovative, world-class, externally funded research program in the
petrological and/or geochemical evolution of Earth’s crust and/or
mantle.  The applicant will be expected to direct graduate student
research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels and contribute to both
undergraduate and graduate education. The specific field of interest
is open, but preference will be given to candidates who would
complement and interact with our existing strengths in the structural
and metamorphic evolution of the lithosphere, economic geology,
geothermal systems, and natural hazards. Interested applicants must
have a doctorate in geology or a related geoscience field by the time
of hire.  The Department is part of the Mackay School of Earth
Sciences and Engineering, which also includes two state-funded Earth
Science units, the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and the Nevada
Seismological Laboratory. More information about the Department can be
found at http://www.unr.edu/geology.

Applications are due by August 15th, 2015 and review will begin
shortly after. All interested applicants should view the application
and submit their materials at: http://www.unrsearch.com/postings/17132

Materials that will need to be uploaded include a cover letter, CV,
statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete
contact information for at least three letters of reference. We are
hoping to fill the position by January 1st, 2016. Questions regarding
the search may be addressed to the head of the search committee, Dr.
Stacia Gordon, at staciag@unr.edu. The University of Nevada, Reno is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and
underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.