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