Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/College of Engineering, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-EAS-GEOCHEM [#8080]
Position Title: Cornell Faculty Position in Geochemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geochemistry
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/23, finished 2017/06/13, listed until 2017/03/22, private, appl code)
Position Description:    

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

Cornell Faculty Position in Geochemistry

Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position in the general area of geochemistry, with an emphasis on magmatic and/or metamorphic processes. This is expected to be one in a series of faculty renewal hires. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to subduction-related processes; formation, evolution and recycling of the oceanic and/or continental crust; fluid-rock interactions at hydrothermal, metamorphic and magmatic conditions; and volatile recycling. Approaches can be theoretical, observational and experimental. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute intellectually to our broad program in solid earth processes, and to interact with other research programs and units at Cornell. Additional desirable attributes of the candidate include the potential for interactions with EAS programs in atmospheric and/or ocean sciences, and with other programs at Cornell including planetary sciences. The successful candidate will have access to a wide variety of campus facilities including those associated with Cornell’s Center for Materials 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 and supervising student research at all levels. We anticipate filling the position at the Assistant Professor level, but applications for Associate level will be considered; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Cornell 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.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter addressed to search committee chair, Dr. Geoff Abers, a curriculum vita, research statement, teaching statement, and complete contact information for three references. Statements should include teaching experience and interests, leadership efforts, and contributions to diversity.

All materials must be submitted on-line at Inquiries only should be sent to Review of applications will begin November 20, 2016.

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.

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

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