The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with research interests in paleobiology, with an anticipated Fall 2019 start.
A Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or a related area is required. The successful candidate will build on existing strengths in paleobiology, geochemistry, petrology, structural geology and geophysics. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to conduct independent research, and effectively teach students across the curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Use the online application to upload (a) a letter of application that describes your teaching and research experience; (b) a CV; (c) a statement describing research and teaching interests, and (d) an inclusion and diversity statement (professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts). Three reference letters are required and should be sent (electronically or hard copy) to the Chair of the Search Committee. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee (WhittingtonA@missouri.edu) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (email@example.com) for any questions about the application process.
Review of application materials will begin January 1, 2019. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete (including reference letters) by this date. The position will remain open until filled.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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