Thread: Two Faculty Positions at Michigan State: Geophysics and Global Change Processes

Started: 2016-11-15 21:40:04
Last activity: 2016-11-15 21:40:04
Dear All,

I’d like to draw your attention to the following faculty positions in Michigan State’s Department of Earth and Environmental Science:

Two Tenure-Stream Faculty Positions: Global Change Processes / Geophysics
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University [MSU] is searching for two tenure-stream Assistant Professors starting Fall 2017. Exceptional candidates at Associate or Full Professor level will also be considered. Both positions include an enhanced level of flexible research funding from endowment resources.

Global Change Processes:
We seek a global change geoscientist focused on near-surface environments. Areas of emphasis could include sediment transport, the cryosphere, environmental geophysics, stable isotope geochemistry, geochronology, geobiology, and ocean/atmospheric circulation.

We seek a geophysicist who will complement our current strengths in lower mantle dynamics, mineral physics, surface tectonics, and geochemistry. We especially encourage applicants with expertise in seismology.

Review of applications will begin on December 10, and continue until the positions are filled. Further details and instructions for applying can be found on, posting 2591.
Please direct questions to Michael Gottfried at gottfrie<at>, copied to eeshire<at> MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.


Allen K. McNamara
Endowed Professor of Geological Sciences
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Michigan State University

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