<div dir="ltr"><br><div class="gmail_quote"> Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the fields of climate, carbon cycling, or paleoclimatology. The ideal candidate will study climate or the effects of climate change in modern systems and/or over Cenozoic Earth history. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: paleoclimatology and records of consequent environmental change; elemental cycling and associated climate feedbacks; the response of terrestrial, marine, and/or freshwater systems to climate change. The candidate is expected to employ quantitative tools and ideally will integrate field observations with laboratory measurements.
The successful candidate is also expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, and be active in university service. We are seeking candidates who will complement our research programs in biogeochemistry and environmental geology as well as foster collaboration with environmental scientists across the Washington University community.
<br><br>Candidates must have a Ph.D. with a focus in environmental Earth science, or a related field, at the time of appointment, and should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information of at least four references as a single PDF to Alex Bradley, Climate Search Committee Chair, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, Campus Box 1169, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, or via e-mail: <a href="mailto:ClimateFacSearch@eps.wustl.edu" target="_blank">ClimateFacSearch@eps.wustl.edu</a>. <br><br>The Department seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Applications should be received by November 1, 2016 to ensure full consideration.