Faculty Position in Geobiology

Posted on Oct. 8, 2013

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences seeks applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment in geobiology or paleobiology. Applications for all levels will be considered, but preference will be given for appointment at the assistant professor level. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the study of the interrelated evolution of Earth and life; the links between phylogeny and the fossil record; life in extreme environments; controls on biotic activity, diversity, and evolution; biogenic mineralization; astrobiology; and biogeochemical cycling through time.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in geobiology, paleobiology, or a related field. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of three referees on UCLA Academic Recruit. Questions regarding this position can be directed to geobiology@ess.ucla.edu. Review of applications will commence November 15, 2013.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and has a commitment to enhance diversity in the geosciences at UCLA. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For more information about UCLA's policies on hiring and academic diversity see here.