Assistant professor in geosciences at the University of Miami

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Review of applications will start mid January

Assistant Professor, University of Miami

The Department of Marine Geosciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), University of Miami, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Geological Sciences (broadly defined) focusing on Earth's structure, properties, and processes. To build on our existing strengths in this area, we aim to recruit an accomplished and innovative scientist whose work in the geosciences brings expertise in any of our core research areas, including hydrogeology, structural geology, sedimentology, geochemistry, paleoceanography, geophysics, and remote sensing. Candidates with a vision for developing an interdisciplinary research program bridging our core research areas are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Miami offers a unique tropical location and the opportunity to integrate oceanographic, atmospheric, and biological expertise into process-oriented geological research through collaboration with faculty in the departments of Marine Biology, Environmental Science and Policy, Atmospheric Sciences, and Ocean Sciences.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and demonstrated ability to conduct compelling independent research and are expected to establish an externally funded research program. Further, applicants should be prepared to vigorously contribute to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching missions.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Sam Purkis, Chair of the Department of Marine Geosciences (spurkis at<mailto:spurkis at>). Applications will only be accepted electronically via the UM Careers website<>.

Applications shall include:
• Letter of interest that describes your anticipated contributions to scholarship, teaching, and service in the Department of Marine Geosciences
• Current CV
• Research statement
• Teaching statement
• The names of five colleagues who can provide us with a reference

The positions will remain open until filled. The University of Miami is an equal opportunity employer.
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