[ES_JOBS_NET] Open-Rank Faculty Position in Geobiology at the University of Southern California
rosalyyl at usc.edu
Fri Sep 11 14:40:11 MDT 2015
The Departments of Earth Sciences and Biological Sciences of the Dana
and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invite
applications for an open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty position
in geobiology anticipated to start Fall 2016.
We are looking for an interdisciplinary scientist who will apply modern,
quantitative and innovative techniques to solve major problems in any
area of geobiology. Our interests include but are not limited to
candidates with expertise in geomicrobiology, biogeochemistry, microbial
ecology, and/or organic geochemistry, who combine field-based studies
with state-of-the-art analytical capabilities and laboratory
experimentation. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a
transformative research program, to provide leadership in USC’s strong
geobiology program, and to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate
and graduate levels.
The position can be filled at the Full Professor, Associate Professor,
or Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. or equivalent in the Geosciences,
Microbiology, or related field is required. Candidates are encouraged to
visit our websites in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
at http://dornsife.usc.edu/earth/ and http://dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/meb/ .
Applications must include a curriculum vitae, publication list,
statement of teaching interests, and the names and contact information
of at least four individuals who can provide letters of recommendation
upon request. In addition, applicants should include in their cover
letter a list of what they consider to be critical issues in geobiology
today and a research statement that demonstrates how the candidate plans
to address those issues. In order to be considered for this position,
all candidates must apply via the “CLICK HERE” link at the top of this
page. Review of complete applications will begin October 15, 2015. For
further information, please contact the Chair of the search committee,
Jan Amend at janamend at usc.edu .
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic
and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding
persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University
particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups,
veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make
reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known
disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further
information is available by contacting uschr at usc.edu .
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