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Job ID: 165850

Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Rice University


Date Posted Aug. 25, 2021
Title Tenure-track Assistant Professor
University Rice University
Houston, TX, United States
Department Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
Application Deadline Nov. 1, 2021
Position Start Date July 2022
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Earth Sciences
 
 

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. We seek candidates across the broad spectrum of planetary and environmental sciences, areas where the department anticipates growth, and who complement our department. Some of the research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: surface processes, climate and all related sciences; astrobiology, planetary habitability of the solar system and beyond using observational approaches such as cosmochemistry and remote sensing and modeling.

We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, teach core courses and develop undergraduate and graduate courses within their area of expertise, and be involved in service to the department, university, and the broader scientific community.

Requirements:
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Earth, Environmental, Planetary Science or a related field by the time of the appointment. Applicants will be required to submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research; (4) statement on teaching; (5) statement on diversity, mentoring, and outreach; and (6) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Details about the department and its facilities can be found at http://earthscience.rice.edu. All required application materials submitted by November 1, 2021 are ensured full consideration. For questions please contact
esci-search@rice.edu.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at https://apply.interfolio.com/91599


  • Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Search Committee
    Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
    Rice University
    6100 Main St., MS 126
    Houston, TX 77005
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  • esci-search@rice.edu

 

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