[unav_all] UCSC Assistant Professor Faculty Position - Inorganic Geochemistry or Crustal Dynamics

Patricia Schell pmschell at ucsc.edu
Thu Sep 6 10:24:48 MDT 2012

The *Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences *(EPS) at the *University
of California, Santa Cruz* (UCSC) invites applications for a position at
the assistant professor (tenure track) level in either:

*Inorganic Geochemistry* – Areas of expertise might include (but are not
limited to): isotope and or/trace element geochemistry, geochronology,
igneous or metamorphic petrology, cosmochemistry, or aqueous geochemistry.

*Crustal Dynamics *– Areas of expertise might include (but are not limited
to): active tectonics, mountain building, basin formation, or crustal fluid
movements. We are open to candidates with technical expertise including
remote sensing, geodesy, seismic imaging, structural geology, and physical
and/or numerical modeling. We encourage applicants who apply their work to
societal issues like energy production, reservoir engineering, or hazards
assessment and mitigation.

Applicants should complement our existing strengths in active tectonics,
earth history, earthquake processes, mineral physics, climate processes,
stable isotope geochemistry, thermochronology and/or planetary sciences.
The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally
funded research program, teach at multiple levels within our curriculum,
and supervise research by graduate and undergraduate students. The campus
is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity
and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching,
and/or service.

*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS*: All requirements for Ph.D. (or equivalent) in
Earth Sciences or related field completed by time of appointment, a
demonstrated record of research excellence and potential to obtain external
funding, and a commitment to teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels.

*POSITION AVAILABLE*: July 1, 2013, with academic year beginning September

*TO APPLY:* Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online
system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae with
list of all career publications, a brief summary of research and teaching
interests, and up to 5 PDFs of relevant (p)reprints. Contact information
for four people prepared to write letters of recommendation*. Applicants
are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to
diversity through their research, teaching and/or service.
Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00014
Refer to Position #JPF00014-13 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California
policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a
third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to
UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm

*CLOSING DATE:* Review of applications will begin on* November 7, 2012*. To
ensure full consideration, all application materials should be completed by
this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of
research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the
foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process,
our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and
outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity.
We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes
respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies
may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under
Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who
are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing
documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require
the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is
available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic
Personnel Office at apo at ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu

Sent on behalf of:
Professor Thorne Lay
Search Committee Chair
*Patricia Schell*
Department Manager
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