[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor, Igneous Petrology/Geochemistry, University of Nevada, Reno

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Feb 23 08:55:21 MST 2015


Job Title 	Assistant Professor, Igneous Petrology/Geochemistry
Department 	Geological Sciences & Engineering
Department Web Address 	www.unr.edu/geology
Full Time Equivalent 	


Position Type 	Academic Faculty
List Rank/Range(s) 	II
Tenure Track 	Tenure Track
Job Description 	

Assistant Professor in Igneous Petrology/Geochemistry

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering at the University 
of Nevada, Reno seeks an earth scientist for a tenure-track faculty 
position at the Assistant Professor level in high-temperature earth 
processes. We seek an outstanding scientist who combines field, 
laboratory and modeling investigations and will establish an innovative, 
world-class, externally funded research program in the petrological 
and/or geochemical evolution of Earth’s crust and/or mantle.

Position duties will include establishment of a strong and consistent 
record of research productivity, including publications in well-regarded 
journals, and acquisition of funding from competitive external sources. 
The applicant will be expected to direct graduate student research at 
the M.S. and Ph.D. levels. The specific field of interest is open, but 
preference will be given to candidates who would complement and interact 
with our existing strengths in the structural and metamorphic evolution 
of the lithosphere, economic geology, geothermal systems, and natural 

The position also includes teaching of undergraduate and graduate 
curricula in the geosciences as assigned, including development of 
graduate courses in his/her areas of expertise.

A portion of the position duties will include service to the Department, 
University and the broader Geoscience community.

The Department is part of the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and 
Engineering, which also includes two state-funded Earth Science units, 
the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and the Nevada Seismological 
Laboratory. More information about the Department can be found at 

The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant University and major 
research institution in the state, has a student body of more than 
19,000. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 
nearly 400,000 on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. 
The Reno area has four mild seasons and is a scenic half-hour drive to 
Lake Tahoe, one of the largest and most beautiful alpine lakes on earth. 
The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking while fantastic ski areas 
abound. San Francisco and the Bay Area are within a short half day’s drive.

The starting date will be January 1, 2016.

Required Qualifications 	

Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate degree in a geoscience 
field by the time of hire (January 1, 2016) and demonstrate the 
potential to establish a teaching and research program with 
international recognition. Excellent communication skills, established 
record of publication commensurate with the applicant’s career stage, 
commitment to teaching, and ability to attract external funding are 

Preferred Qualifications 	

Experience in igneous petrology/geochemistry field-and laboratory-based 
research is highly desirable.

Contact Information for this Position 	

Stacia Gordon; staciag at unr.edu 775-784-6476
Greg Arehart; arehart at unr.edu; 775-784-6470

Special Instructions to Applicants 	

Please complete the online application and upload a cover letter, CV, 
statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and complete 
contact information for at least three letters of reference.

Job Open Date 	02/03/2015
Job Close Date 	08/15/2015
Open Until Filled 	No
Search Number 	71666
Note to All Applicants 	

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring 
documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will 
notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest 
degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s 
first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment 
Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and 
employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, 
religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or 
mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, 
gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno 
employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to 
work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals 
with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mailman.ucar.edu/pipermail/es_jobs_net/attachments/20150223/187c29c8/attachment.html 

More information about the Es_jobs_net mailing list