[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor with expertise in geobiology and/or biogeochemistry
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Sep 29 20:02:43 MDT 2017
Assistant Professor (Job #12117)
The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) invites applications for
an Assistant Professor with expertise in geobiology and/or biogeochemistry.
Anticipated start date is August 2018.
We desire a candidate who (1) addresses fundamental questions in the
interdependence of biological and geochemical processes on Earth and other
habitable planets, and (2) can develop collaborations with other closely
affiliated research programs in SESE (possibilities include astrobiology,
geochemistry, ecosystem dynamics, hydrology, geodynamics, planetary
science, and surface processes).
We are interested in individuals showing capacities to bridge research in
biological and geological processes. Examples include combining the
geologic and genomic records to reveal the history of geobiological
processes, harnessing molecular methods to track energy and material flows
in active ecosystems, and theoretical developments related to the origin
and evolution of life.
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in biological
and geochemical processes, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels,
and participate in service activities in the school, college and university.
- PhD in Geobiology or related field by the time of appointment.
- Established publication track record in Earth or planetary
- Demonstrated expertise in research methods that reveal biological and
- Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous, externally-funded
- Commitment to quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate
- Research expertise: We are interested in individuals showing
capacities to bridge research in biological and geological processes.
Examples include combining the geologic and genomic records to reveal the
history of geobiological processes, harnessing molecular methods to track
energy and material flows in active ecosystems, and theoretical
developments related to the origin and evolution of life.
- Demonstrated success meeting the educational needs of diverse student
populations and engaging in scientific outreach to diverse communities.
SESE brings together Earth and space science into one school, breaking
traditional disciplinary boundaries to investigate the biggest questions.
SESE combines the strengths of science, engineering, and education, to set
the stage for a new era of exploration. See https://sese.asu.edu
<http://sese.asu.edu/> for more information, and
To apply, please submit the following materials as a single PDF file: 1) a
cover letter that includes a description of the applicant’s research and
teaching interests and experience, and indicate the Job number 12117 in
your letter; 2) a current CV; and 3) the names, email addresses,
institution, title, and telephone numbers of three references. Email the
PDF of these application materials to sesenewfac at asu.edu.
Initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is November 20, 2017. If
not filled, reviews will continue weekly until search is closed. A
background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be
considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin,
disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by the
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