Job Opportunities at the University of Houston

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston (UHEAS) invites applicants for one tenure-track assistant professor position in the broad field of Planetary Geology/Cosmochemistry and another tenure-track assistant professor position in the broad field of Igneous Petrology/Geochemical Dynamics. EAS seeks dynamic researchers and educators who can establish comprehensive and externally funded research programs and who will use the state-of-the-art facilities within EAS.

Planetary Geology/Cosmochemistry (FAC002541):

Igneous Petrology/Geochemical Dynamics (FAC002540):

Our department hosts several state-of-the art instruments and lab facilities that include a clean lab dedicated to two TIMS instruments (Thermo Scientific Triton XT and Thermo Scientific Triton Plus) with positive and negative ion capability, other labs with QQQ-ICP-MS, LA-ICP-MS, ICP-OES, a Nu Instruments NuPlasma II MC-ICP-MS, and new instrumentation capable of measuring triple oxygen and clumped isotopes. Outside of EAS, the University of Houston Nanofabrication and Materials Characterization facilities also host SEM, TEM, and FIB instruments that are accessible to EAS users.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Furthermore, EAS welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to the department’s and college‚Äôs commitment to diversity and excellence. More information about the department can be found at

Applications received by October 31, 2022, will receive the fullest consideration. Interested candidates should submit, along with their contact information: 1) a statement of teaching interests, 2) a statement of research interests, 3) a curriculum vitae, and 4) a list of at least 3 references. Any questions about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Qi Fu, at [email protected].

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We look forward to receiving your application.