Thread: Assistant Professor in Earth Materials, Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park

Started: 2017-09-27 22:29:22
Last activity: 2017-09-27 22:29:22
Institution: University of Maryland
Open Until: 2017-12-01

The Department of Geology at the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Earth Materials. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: experimental and theoretical aspects of petrology, mineral physics, nanogeoscience, and economic geology. The appointee will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded research program that will involve both graduate and undergraduate students, and to participate fully in teaching at all levels, including mineralogy. We particularly encourage applications from those who integrate across traditional disciplinary boundaries within the Department of Geology (, throughout the College of Computer, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences (, and area governmental and private entities such as the U.S. Geological Survey, the Smithsonian Institution and the Carnegie Institution for Science. The Department of Geology is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in Geology or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment. The appointment may begin as early as August 1, 2018. Applications should be submitted online at: and should include the following: a letter of application stating research and teaching goals; a complete CV; and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin in December 2017, and will be ongoing until the position is filled.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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