Assistant Professor in Structural Geology – University of Tennesseepublished Sep 28, 2023 11:08am
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment. Applications from candidates who will complete their Ph.D. by the appointment date will be considered. Candidates must show the potential for excellence in research through publication and/or competitive support (e.g., grants, fellowships), and a record of or demonstration of potential for excellence in teaching. We seek to hire a structural geologist who complements existing strengths of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences including (but not limited to) igneous and experimental petrology, trace element and isotope geochemistry, environmental science, and planetary geoscience.
Knoxville is in the foothills of the Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, outstanding natural teaching laboratories and recreation destinations. In addition to mountains, East Tennessee has abundant inland waterways and pristine state and national parks. Knoxville is a thriving city filled with indoor and outdoor entertainment venues, restaurants, shops, and cultural offerings. The city has a blend of convenient urban and rural living settings.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
To apply, submit application materials using the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/132335, including full curriculum vitae, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, and names of 3 references with contact information. Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2023. In addition to addressing their qualifications for the position in their application, candidates may describe how they would help promote students' access to and inclusion in their teaching and research/scholarship/creative activities. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is an R1 institution and the flagship of the state system. As land-grant university, it values engaged forms of research/scholarship/creative activity, teaching and service, and considers evidence of these commitments in the records of applicants. The position will remain open until filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Nicholas Dygert (email@example.com).