[ES_JOBS_NET] Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Geobiology at the University of Colorado Boulder

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sat May 30 12:39:25 MDT 2015

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From: Julio Sepulveda <jsepulveda at colorado.edu>
Date: Fri, May 29, 2015 at 11:30 AM

 Dear colleagues,

I would greatly appreciate if you could distribute this announcement for
an Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Geobiology at the University of
Colorado Boulder. This position is a central part of a current hiring
initiative in Geobiology, which includes new faculty positions
and analytical infrastructure. Please see link and information below.
Apologies for multiple postings.


Thank you,

 Julio Sepúlveda

 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geological Sciences
 Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
 University of Colorado Boulder
 450 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0450
 Phone: (303) 735-6877; Fax: (303) 492-6388


  *Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Geobiology, University of Colorado

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado
Boulder, invites applications for an open rank (tenured, or tenure-track)
faculty position in the field of Geobiology.

We seek a geoscientist who addresses the interaction and co-evolution of
the Earth and biosphere at any time scale, including deep time.  In
particular, we seek a scientist who will develop and apply state-of-the-art
geochemical tools to Geobiological problems, in combination with
petrologic, sedimentological, fossil, molecular, biological, modeling,
field and/or theoretical approaches.

This position is a central part of a current hiring initiative in
Geobiology.  The successful candidate should significantly augment the
Department’s geobiology program, and complement our strengths in
geomicrobiology, organic and inorganic geochemistry, paleontology,
planetary sciences, petrology, geophysics, geomorphology and/or
paleoclimatology.  We are particularly interested in applicants who would
establish an analytical facility that would enhance the Department’s
growing array of geochemical and isotopic instrumentation, and engage in
collaborations with our faculty.  The successful candidate will be expected
to develop an innovative and impactful research program, and to vigorously
contribute to Departmental teaching at both undergraduate and graduate

This position will be filled at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
level. A PhD in Earth sciences or a related field is required at the time
of appointment, and post-doctoral or current faculty experience is
preferred. This is a 9-month tenure-track position, rostered in Geological
Sciences. To learn more about this unit within the College of Arts &
Sciences, and its affiliations with other on-campus institutes and Federal
laboratories in Boulder, visit www.colorado.edu/GeolSci

Applications are accepted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com
<https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/101672>, posting #F02480

Applications must include statements of research and teaching interests, to
include a brief description of what the applicant considers to be the
most important problems in geobiology, and how they plan to address these;
a curriculum vitae; reprints of three published papers; and the names
and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of

Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2015, and will be accepted
until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women,
racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals
with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada at colorado.edu.

For further information, please contact the Chair of the search committee,
Alexis Templeton (alexis.templeton at colorado.edu).
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