Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Position, Analytical Cosmochemistry

The Lunar and Planetary Laboratory/Department of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Analytical Cosmochemistry. Review of applications begins on January 2, and continues until position is filled. Starting date for the appointment is August 2018. Detailed information and link to apply is at:

Position is focused onĀ  developing a research program in spatially resolved isotopic analysis and overseeing a NanoSIMS laboratory. Candidate will be expected to lead proposal efforts to acquire a state-of-the-art NanoSIMS instrument, building on substantial University support in terms of existing laboratory space and matching funds. The NanoSIMS instrument will be housed in the Kuiper Imaging and Characterization Facility. Successful candidate is expected to work within this collaborative environment by consulting with other faculty, laboratory managers, technical coordinators, students, and other facility users. LPL faculty and research staff are engaged in many aspects of planetary science, employing tools such as theoretical
studies and data analysis, laboratory and field investigations, telescopic observations, remote sensing, and spacecraft development, operations, and instrumentation. Candidates are encouraged to support the department’s diversity and inclusiveness efforts and to be
especially supportive of underrepresented communities including women and minorities.