[unav_all] Cornell geophysics faculty position

Matthew Pritchard pritchard at cornell.edu
Thu Oct 11 13:32:55 MDT 2012

Solid Earth Geophysics

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University seeks a solid earth geophysicist, broadly defined. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, seismology, geodynamic modeling, glaciology, tectonic geomorphology, mineral physics, and marine geology and geophysics. Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research, and show promise for attracting external research support.

The successful candidate will also be a committed educator, enthusiastic about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and supervising students at all levels in research. We anticipate filling the position at the Assistant Professor level, but applications at the Associate level will be considered; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Additional desirable candidate attributes include the potential for interactions with the department’s programs in atmospheric, upper atmospheric, and/or ocean sciences and with Cornell’s programs in other related fields including: computer and information science, the Cornell Energy Institute, the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, civil and environmental engineering, material sciences, planetary sciences, and/or biological sciences.

The EAS Department and the College of Engineering at Cornell value diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Applicants should submit the following: a cover letter addressed to search committee chair, Dr. Matt Pritchard, curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and complete contact information for at least three references. Statements including teaching experience and interests, leadership efforts, and contributions to diversity are encouraged. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2012, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply: Application materials must be submitted on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2166

 Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

Matt Pritchard
Associate Professor
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
mp337 at cornell.edu
(607) 255-4870 (phone)
(607_ 254-4780 (fax)

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