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Open Faculty Position, UC Davis Earth and Planetary Materials

Date: 11/06/2015

On behalf of Mike Oskin, UC Davis

Subject: Faculty Position in Earth and Planetary Materials at UC Davis

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California Davis seeks an outstanding scholar whose study of the origin, transformation, or deformation of Earth and planetary materials addresses major processes in the solid Earth. This tenure-track faculty position is the first of multiple anticipated faculty searches directed at understanding the formation and evolution of Earth and other rocky planets, and we seek applicants whose work expands and amplifies our current research strengths. Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in geoscience or a related field by the time of appointment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to be (or potential to be) an excellent teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department’s research programs and experimental, analytical and computational facilities are described at http://geology.ucdavis.edu/facilities.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, statements of research plans and teaching interests, and names and addresses of four references by December 20, 2015, as no new applicants will be accepted after this date. Applicants will have until January 8, 2016 to complete or revise their applications. An optional “Statement of Contributions to Diversity” is strongly encouraged. Guidance for diversity statements may be found at http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion. Applications should be submitted online via the job listing JPF00738 at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00738. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair at epm_search@ucdavis.edu.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. The campus sponsors a Work Life Program that supports faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. For more information see http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/worklife.