Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Geophysics
California Institute of Technology
Open Until: 06/01/2018
The Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California
Institute of Technology is seeking outstanding applicants for a
tenure-track faculty position in geophysics at the assistant professor
level. We invite applicants in any area of geophysics, broadly defined.
Preference is for individuals who will lead an innovative research program
and are committed to teaching, with the applicant’s overall creativity and
potential being valued more than their specific area of expertise within
The term of the initial appointment at the assistant professor level is
normally four years, with appointment contingent upon completion of a PhD
in a relevant field. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates may also be
considered at the tenured professor level. Initial review of applications
will begin on March 1, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.
Interested applicants should submit an electronic application that includes
a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching
plans, up to three representative publications, and contact information for
at least three individuals who may be contacted for letters of reference.
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