Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Geochronology, Purdue University

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of geochronology.

We encourage applicants from all areas of geochronology and thermochronology, spanning timescales from deep time to modern, who will diversify our expertise and build instrumentation capabilities.  The successful candidate will complement and strengthen areas of research in the department, which include cosmogenic nuclides and accelerator mass spectrometry, Quaternary geology, tectonics, stable isotope geochemistry, petrology, planetary science and sedimentary geology.

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Earth, Atmospheric, or Planetary Science, or a related field at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Purdue University’s College of Science/Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Interested applicants should visit, submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and complete contact information for at least 3 references. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be sent to Darryl Granger, chair of the search committee (phone: 765-494-0043, email [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.