Department of Earth & Environment, Boston University

Position ID:BU-EE-SEGAP [#2245]
Position Title: Solid Earth Geophysics: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Geophysics
Geology and Geophysics
Appl Deadline:2013/01/01 finished (posted 2012/10/23, finished 2013/07/07, listed until 2013/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad field of Solid Earth Geophysics, starting July 1, 2013. We seek an applicant whose research emphasizes quantitative study of the Earth's lithosphere and mantle at either a regional or a global scale. Fields of study might include, but are not limited to, rock and mineral physics, seismology, geodynamics, tectonophysics, and marine geophysics. We encourage applications from individuals who employ field-based, experimental, or computational methods in their research. The successful applicant will be expected to supervise graduate research in M.A. and Ph.D. programs, maintain an externally funded research program, and teach at all levels in the department's curriculum.

We seek an applicant whose research complements departmental expertise in seismology, geodynamics, geochemistry and surface processes. Interaction is encouraged with various departments and programs, including Astronomy, Physics and Engineering, as well as the Center for Computational Science, the Center for Remote Sensing, and the B.U. Marine Program. For more information about the department, see A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three referees at Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2013. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Boston University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Further Info:
Department of Earth & Environment
Boston University
675 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

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