Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Geochemistry at the University of British Columbia

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Geochemistry. The appointment is expected to start on July 1, 2020 or soon thereafter.

Applicants are expected to have a record of research excellence showing innovative applications of geochemistry to solve geological problems in metamorphic petrology, isotope geochemistry and/or geochronology. The successful candidate will be a major user of analytical facilities in the UBC Okanagan Fipke Laboratory for Trace Element Research (FiLTER) and will have demonstrated expertise with one or more instruments housed in FiLTER, which includes a Cameca SX5-FE electron probe microanalyser, a Tescan Mira 3 XMU scanning electron microscope with EBSD, a Photon Machines Analyite Excimer laser, an Agilent 8900 QQQ ICP MS, and a ThermoFisher Element XR sector field ICP MS. The individual must have a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences or a closely related discipline and should articulate in their application how their research direction will complement existing strengths in the department.

The full advertisement for this position and details for submission of applications are available at: (Job Opening ID# 37092).

The deadline for applications is April 4, 2020. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.