Assistant Professor - Geophysical Sciences

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Chicago
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of the Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The search is open to any area within the field of Earth and Planetary Sciences and related interdisciplinary research. We seek individuals who will lead world-class research programs and enhance the intellectual endeavors of the department and the university. Ongoing research activities can be found on the department website.

Candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD prior to appointment.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, and a statement of teaching philosophy through the University of Chicago academic careers website: Applicants are also required to request three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email [email protected] with their request.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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