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John Paul Platt jplatt at usc.edu
Sat Oct 1 19:25:14 MDT 2016

Position in Global Geophysics at the University of Southern California

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a faculty position in global geophysics at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor level. We seek candidates who will develop a program of fundamental research on the structure, deformation, and/or evolution of the lithosphere and its interactions with the Earth’s deep mantle and fluid envelopes. The successful candidate will bring new approaches—observational, experimental, computational, and/or theoretical—to lithospheric studies and will demonstrate a strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who can connect research on lithospheric problems to other areas of departmental interest, which include global environmental change, geobiology, and earthquake system science (http://dornsife.usc.edu/earth/). Applicants must have a PhD in a related field.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of teaching and research interests, and three or more names of individuals familiar with the applicant's work who could be contacted for letters of reference. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application through the following link: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/67388 .  Inquiries can be directed to: Chair, Search Committee, c/o Karen Young (kayoung at usc.edu). Review of complete applications will begin October 1, 2016. 

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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John Platt
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA90089-0742
jplatt at usc.edu

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