Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/College of Engineering

Position ID:Cornell-EAS-GEOCHEM18 [#12108, WDR-00016587]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Geochemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geology / Geochemistry
Appl Deadline:2019/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/09/24, finished 2019/05/20, listed until 2019/03/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Effective January 1, 2022, all new Cornell hires, regardless of role and work location, must be fully vaccinated and present proof of an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccination or have a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption. Failure to demonstrate compliance with this requirement prior to the first day of work will result in the delay of employment with Cornell and may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University invites Early Career Scientists to apply for an open faculty appointment in geochemistry. We seek candidates who will complement the existing strengths of the department. We encourage candidates who combine field, analytical, experimental, and/or modeling approaches to solve geologic problems. The applicant is expected to develop and implement independent, externally-funded research programs, advise students, facilitate interdisciplinary research, and to participate fully in departmental teaching mission and service.

The position is one of a series of new appointments as part of a commitment to an exciting renewal in EAS. The candidate is expected to intellectually contribute to the broad program in the Earth Sciences including the potential for interactions with Cornell’s programs in atmospheric, ocean, and planetary sciences. In addition to facilities within the EAS, the candidate will have access to a wide variety of characterization, experimental, and computational facilities associated with Cornell’s Center for Material Research, the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, and the Center for Advanced Computing.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research, and show promise for attracting external research support.  The successful candidate will also be a committed educator, enthusiastic about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and supervising students at all levels in research. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, research interests, and contact information for three references. Statements including leadership efforts and contributions to diversity are encouraged. 

The EAS Department and the College of Engineering at Cornell value diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and   genders.  We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.  Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. 

All materials must be submitted on-line at Inquiries only should be sent to Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018. 

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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Further Info:
2122A Snee Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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