The Department of Planetary Sciences/Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona (http://www.lpl.arizona.edu) has available a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Candidates in all areas of planetary science are encouraged to apply. Current faculty and research staff are engaged in many facets of planetary science, employing tools such as theoretical studies/data analysis, laboratory/field investigations, telescopic observations, remote sensing, and spacecraft development, operations, and instrumentation. Faculty, research staff, and graduate student body are drawn from diverse backgrounds: planetary science, astronomy, chemistry, geology, physics, and engineering
Successful candidates will teach at all levels (freshman through advanced graduate classes). They will establish and maintain a distinguished research program and will supervise graduate students. Salary is dependent on qualifications. For an appointment above the rank of Assistant Professor, candidates must have an internationally recognized record of distinguished scientific achievement, leadership, and teaching ability. For appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, candidates must demonstrate clear promise of such achievement.
Review of applications begins November 15, 2012, and continues until the position is filled. Starting date is anticipated to be August 12, 2013. Applicants must complete online application at www.UACareerTrack.com/hr (search for Job Number 51233). Submit inquiries and supporting application materials, including a CV with publication list, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and addresses of at least four references to:
Professor Timothy D. Swindle
Head, Department of Planetary Sciences
Director, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
The University of Arizona
1629 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0092