[ES_JOBS_NET] Open Rank Endowed Faculty Position in Quantitative Geoscience, Michigan State Univ.

Zarnetske, Jay jpz at cns.msu.edu
Mon Feb 8 10:26:34 MST 2016

Open Rank Endowed Faculty Position in Quantitative Geoscience at Michigan State University

Position Summary:
The Department of Geological Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks candidates for a full-time academic year endowed open rank tenure system faculty position in geosciences that we expect to fill in Fall 2016. We are a growing department with over $12 million in recently committed endowment funds. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates at any career stage have the potential to receive additional enhancement funding from endowment resources to support their research. The primary appointment for this position will be in the Department of Geological Sciences; possible collaborative arrangements can be explored with other units. Applications are encouraged from across a broad spectrum of geoscience research areas from applicants who employ advanced quantitative and computational analysis in their research.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and we endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

Minimum Requirement:
A doctorate degree in quantitative geosciences. We seek a dynamic individual who will complement existing strengths within the department and who will develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program, teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students, contribute to a collegial, cohesive, and inclusive departmental environment, and proactively seek collaborative linkages with different units across campus.

To apply:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interest, teaching experience and philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references to: jobs.msu.edu (posting 2591).

Review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Michael Gottfried [Search Committee Chair] at gottfrie at msu.edu.

Jay P. Zarnetske
Assistant Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
308 Natural Science Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824 USA
jpz at cns.msu.edu<mailto:jpz at cns.msu.edu>

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