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Assistant Professor

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Geology, Earth Sciences, and Oceanography

Posting Number: req12005

Department: Geosciences

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure eligible faculty position to be filled by May 2023 at the Assistant Professor level. We seek applicants with interests in the broad field of tectonics, including but not limited to past and present continental tectonics, marine tectonics, planetary tectonics, Geodynamics, Geodesy, Seismology, and Tectonics-Surface-Climate interactions. The appointee is expected to develop a high-profile, externally funded research program, teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in solid-Earth geology/geophysics, and to engage in departmental, university, and external service. The position is open to applicants who hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The Department of Geosciences seeks faculty who promote diversity and equity in research, education, and outreach, and who have interests in collaborative research and curricular activities.

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona features perennial top-ten ranked programs in geology, geophysics, and geochemistry, and a growing emphasis in climate science and paleoclimatology. The Department includes 33 full-time faculty members, 30-40 research scientists, 70-80 graduate students, and 200-250 undergraduate students. The University of Arizona also has top planetary science, hydrology, and engineering departments with significant potential for collaboration.

Review of applications will begin Jan 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • This position is expected to maintain an active research program, participate fully, and with distinction, in both undergraduate and graduate education, and carry advising duties and committee assignments.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. In Geosciences or a related field

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Information

Tenure-Eligible (TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Jay Quade

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Five Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

Required application materials include: a (1) curriculum
vitae; (2) cover letter; (3) statement of research interests and
accomplishments; (4) statement of teaching interests and qualifications; (5)
vision statement describing how the candidate would develop their research
program, (6) statement describing the candidate's experience in working with
diverse students, diversifying a department, or demonstrating success in
increasing a sense of academic inclusiveness; and (7) list of at least three
references (including an email addresses and telephone numbers)

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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