Job Opening

Research Faculty Position

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Michigan State University

Posted: 04/12/2021

Open Until: 06/27/2021

Position Summary
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking candidates for a research faculty position. We are a rapidly growing department with over $14 Million in endowment funds. We seek a dynamic individual who will complement existing research in the department by building to strengths, filling gaps, and providing potential for collaboration. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact faculty in the Department about ongoing research and potential collaborations. Questions about this position can be sent to Dr. Allen McNamara at allenmc@msu.edu. Review of applications will begin 2 weeks after this job was initially posted, but new applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.
We are seeking candidates that will develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program, contribute to a collegial and cohesive departmental environment, and seek collaborative linkages with different units across campus. The successful candidate will be expected to support their own salary, starting from the time of hire, based on external funds from their own projects. Applicants are required to have a PhD in Geological Sciences or related field, a demonstrated track record of supporting their own research through external grants, and at least 6 months of salary support from funds in hand at the time of hire, with solid prospects for future funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Degree
Doctorate -Geological Sciences or related field
Minimum Requirements
Required qualifications are (1) having a PhD in Geological Sciences or related field, (2) demonstrated track record of obtaining funding, having a portfolio of current funding and a history that demonstrates the likelihood of maintaining strong funding and ongoing future commitment to seeking funding, (3) having at least 6 months of salary support from external grants in-hand by the position start date, (4) a demonstrated track record of scholarship as reflected in publications and/or reports, lead PI funding, invited presentations, and established collaborations.
Desired Qualifications
Desired qualifications include (1) having a diversity of current and/or future funding sources, (2) complementing existing EES research by building to department strengths, filling gaps, and providing potential for collaboration within the department, and (3) having a track record of supporting DEI efforts that would complement our institution's goals and objectives
Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research that includes highlighting the impact of past and current research as well as stating future research interests, a statement of funding currently in hand and proposed, and the names and contact information for three references. MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; applications from women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

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