Job Opportunity: Faculty Position in Planetary Geoscience

The Department of Earth Sciences and the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration invite applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position in the area of Planetary Geoscience. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The applicant will have a strong record in Planetary Geoscience research, with preference given to applicants whose research focuses on comparative planetology and/or planetary surface processes. Research methodologies may include remote sensing and spectroscopy for Earth and other planetary observations, geochemistry, hydrology, geomicrobiology, metallogeny, and related fields. Involvement in current or future planned planetary exploration missions and/or Earth observation remote sensing is considered an asset to this position.

Review of applications will commence March 31, 2014. A complete application includes:

  • Application
  • a cover letter
  • a full curriculum vitae
  • a detailed research plan (2 pages max.)
  • a description of teaching philosophy and preferences (2 pages max.)
  • complete contact information for at least three referees, sent to:

Dr. Jisuo Jin, Acting Chair (eschair@uwo.ca)
Department of Earth Sciences
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario CANADA N6A 5B7

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