JOB OPPORTUNITY: FACULTY POSITION IN PLANETARY PETROLOGY/MINERALOGY/GEOCHEMISTRY AT UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE KNOXVILLE

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at The University of Tennessee seeks to fill a faculty position in petrology/mineralogy/geochemistry with emphasis in planetary geoscience. The position is for an open-rank (tenure-track or tenured); we would prefer to select a candidate at the Associate or Full Professor level, but welcome applications for Assistant Professor. The position begins August 1, 2016. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a Research I University and the flagship campus of the UT system. The Department (http://eps.utk.edu) focuses on geology and has an active emphasis on planetary research through its Planetary Geosciences Institute (http://web.utk.edu/~pgi).

Requirements for the position are: Ph.D. in geology or a related field, and demonstrated research experience in planetary geoscience.

To apply, please email the following to mcsween@utk.edu: C.V., cover letter describing research and teaching experience and plans, and names of 4 references with contact information. Applications received by December 15, 2015 are ensured review, but earlier submission is encouraged. The position will remain open until filled. Questions about the position should be directed to H. McSween.

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