[ES_JOBS_NET] TA Vogel Professor - Tenure System, Michigan State University

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 13:45:45 MDT 2018



Job no: 478215
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Earth And Environmental Sciences 10032368
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Research/Scientific

Working/Functional Title

TA Vogel Assoc/Professor - Tenure System

Position Summary

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State
University is seeking an outstanding faculty candidate to fill the Thomas
Vogel Endowed Professorship in Geology of the Solid Earth at the full
professor rank with tenure.  Exceptional candidates at the associate
professor level may also be considered.  This position contributes toward
our mission of expanding upon a vigorous, internationally recognized Solid
Earth program at MSU, serving to complement our dramatic growth in
geophysics over the past few years.

The position is broadly defined as Solid Earth, and we invite applicants
with broad areas of expertise including, but not limited to, geochemistry,
geophysics, geochronology, petrology, and lithospheric dynamics.  Particular
interest will be given to candidates with research that complements our
current research growth and strength in igneous petrology and geochemistry,
mineral physics, geodynamics, and seismology.  The successful applicant for
this position will be expected to leverage substantial annual endowed
resources that come with the professorship toward developing and maintaining
a strong externally-funded research program. The successful applicant will
also be expected to mentor and advise graduate students and post-doctoral
scholars, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute toward
maintaining our collegial, cohesive, and collaborative departmental

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, Geophysics, Geochemistry, or related field
is required.  Applicants are expected to be leaders in the Solid Earth
community and must have well-funded research programs and an exemplary
record of scholarship.

Required Application Materials

Initial review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018, but new
applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.
Interested applicants should upload one PDF document that includes all the
following:  a cover letter, CV (including names and contact information for
five references), and statements of research interests and teaching

Special Instructions

Questions about the positions can be sent to the Search Chair, Allen
McNamara, at  <mailto:XXXX at msu.edu> allenmc at msu.edu.  Applications and
queries will be handled in as confidential a manner as possible.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to
achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We endeavor to
facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for
faculty and academic staff positions.

Advertised: Nov 22, 2017 Eastern Standard Time



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