Job Opportunity: Geologic Processes in Early Planetary History Position, Brown University



Geologic Processes in Early Planetary History

Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University

ย The Department of Geological Sciences (, Brown University, invites applications for a faculty position in Geologic Processes in Early Planetary History. Recent and ongoing missions to the Moon, Mars, Mercury, outer planet satellites and asteroids have produced unprecedented high spatial and spectral resolution data on the nature of ancient planetary crusts and the geological, geodynamic, accretion, differentiation, chemical, biological and atmospheric processes that modify them. These are providing new avenues for research on early planetary history. Candidates with interests in these broad areas are encouraged to apply.ย  Candidates should complement our current planetary science strengths in crustal evolution, volcanism, impact cratering, and remote sensing and departmental focus areas of Earth system history, tectonophysics, and Earth materials and processes.

The successful candidate will maintain an active, externally funded research program and enjoy a commitment to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This will be an open rank search (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). A Ph.D. degree or equivalent is required. This position will be available as soon as July 1, 2014 but will remain open until filled. Review and evaluation of applications will begin on March 15, 2014.

Applicants should forward a letter of interest, current CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names of three references to

Brown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage applications from minority and women scientists.