Thread: Assistant Professor In Geophysics and Geochemistry

Started: 2018-08-07 13:17:40
Last activity: 2018-08-07 13:17:40
Karen Fosher
2018-08-07 13:17:40
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Open Until: 2018-11-01

Faculty Position in Geophysics and Geochemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge MA 02139, invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position. The search is in the broad area of geophysics and geochemistry encompassing the Earth and other planetary bodies in the solar system. We seek candidates who use theory, observation, and/or experimentation and particularly encourage applicants whose work crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. Candidates should have the potential for innovation and leadership in research and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in geoscience or related field by the start of employment. Our intent is to hire at the assistant professor level, but more senior appointments may also be considered. A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one- to two-page descriptions each of research and teaching plans, and three letters of recommendations. We request that in their cover letter, applicants explicitly commit to our department’s code of conduct:

Applications are being accepted at Academic Jobs Online:

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 1, 2018.

Search Contact: Ms. Karen Fosher, HR Administrator, EAPS, 54-924
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, email: kfosher<at>

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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