Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Planetary Geochemistry at UCLA

Posted on Sept. 21, 2021

Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Planetary Geochemistry at UCLA

The UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences (EPSS) invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Planetary Geochemistry at any rank. We encourage applicants from all sub-disciplines of planetary geochemistry to apply. Applications from individuals with expertise that complements existing strengths in geochemistry, cosmochemistry, meteoritics, and planetary science at UCLA will be especially welcome. We encourage those with experience in research, teaching, and community/collegial service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and equity, diversity, and inclusion to apply. Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in planetary science, geochemistry, cosmochemistry, or a related field by the date of hire, July 1, 2022.

EPSS faculty conduct research in geology, geobiology, geochemistry, planetary science, geophysics, paleobiology, and space physics. Planetary scientists in EPSS study extrasolar planets as well as the Solar System. The Department has a strong tradition of integrative research that transcends traditional discipline boundaries. The ability of applicants to contribute to this multidisciplinary ethos will be a consideration in evaluation, in addition to their commitment to enhancing the diversity of EPSS faculty and students.

To apply, candidates must submit (a) a cover letter, (b) CV, (c) statement of research, (d) statement of teaching, (e) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, (f) writing samples, and (g) the names of three to five individuals who are familiar with your work and can serve as references.

Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit web site at beginning September 22, 2021 and reviews of submitted applications will commence on October 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The target start date is July 1, 2022.

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