Thread: Tenured professor position, Ecole normale supérieure, Paris

Started: 2017-08-04 02:15:56
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The Department of Geosciences at the Ecole normale supérieure (ENS), Paris, invites applications for a tenured professor position in solid Earth geosciences, which includes the critical zone and its interactions with the Earth fluid envelopes. We seek a scientist with an outstanding track record, a strong commitment to top-quality research, capable of establishing a high-visibility research group, of attracting substantial research funds, and of increasing the department's attractiveness to students. The successful candidate is expected to complement existing scientific expertise within the department. We are particularly interested in candidates with a significant international experience. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate (L3 year only) and graduate levels in our geosciences curriculum.

ENS is a small and highly selective sciences and humanities school that operates in a stimulating work environment, with excellent students []. It is a member of PSL Research University []. The Department of Geosciences currently consists of 43 faculty in various areas of the Earth, Ocean, Atmosphere, and climate science []. It hosts the CNRS research units “laboratory of geology” (to which this position is associated) and “laboratory of dynamic meteorology”. The school is located in the heart of Paris, within walking distance to several partner institutions, at the center of a leading geosciences campus with many opportunities for researchers and students.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in the geosciences or a related field, must be academically qualified to teach, and must meet all other position requirements at the time of selection. The selection process will take place in October - November of 2017. Please direct all inquiries about this position to geosciences<at> <geosciences<at>>.

Applications must be submitted electronically between August 21 (10 AM CEST) and September 22 (4 PM CEST), 2017, as follows. Candidates must (1) register their applications online using, then submit their application materials online using

Eric Calais, Professor, Department Head Tel: +33 (0)1 44 32 22 17
Ecole Normale Supérieure, IUF Senior Fellow Fax: +33 (0)1 44 32 22 00
Department of Geosciences, UMR CNRS 8538 eric.calais<at> <eric.calais<at>>
24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France

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