Rice University, Office of Faculty Development

Position ID:RiceU-Office of Faculty Development-ASSISTPROF [#25391]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Planetary Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Planetary Sciences
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/08/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Planetary Science with expertise that complements current departmental research. Particular interests include but are not limited to studies of meteorites, returned samples, and other planetary and analog materials applied to fundamental questions on the formation and evolution of planetary systems and planetary habitability. Applicants who use one or more analytical and/or experimental tools on planetary samples are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, teach core courses and develop undergraduate and graduate courses within their area of expertise, and be involved in service to the department, university, and the broader scientific community.


All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Earth, Environmental, or Planetary Science or a related field by the time of the appointment. Applicants will be required to submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research; (4) statement on teaching; (5) statement on diversity, mentoring, and outreach (see guidelines here: https://eeps.rice.edu/diversity-mentoring-and-outreach-statement-guidelines); and (6) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Details about the department and its facilities can be found at http://eeps.rice.edu. All required application materials submitted by November 1, 2023 are ensured full consideration. For questions, please contact eeps-search@rice.edu.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at http://apply.interfolio.com/130235.

Rice University is located in Houston, Texas, USA and is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university that aspires to path-breaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. Rice fulfills this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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Postal Mail:
Rice University
Office of Faculty Development MS 105
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
Web Page: https://apply.interfolio.com/130235