Assistant Professor - Planetary Science

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, September 16, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Rice University
Department Name: 
Earth, Envrionmental & Planetary Sciences
Street Line 1: 
6100 Main St, MS-126
City: 
Houston
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal: 
77005
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Faculty Position in Planetary Science
Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Planetary Science, broadly defined, with particular interests in planetary geochemistry, cosmochemistry, astromaterials and astrobiology, as well as comparative planetology, planet-scale modeling, and planetary habitability of the solar system and beyond. Applicants using analytical, remote sensing, sample-based, and modeling approaches are welcome.

Successful candidates are 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. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Requirements:
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, 2022 are ensured full consideration. For questions please contact [email protected].

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at http://apply.interfolio.com/112707.

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. 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. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Rice EEPS Faculty Search Committee
Institution/Company: 
Rice University
Department Name: 
Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences
Street Line 1: 
6100 Main St, MS-126
City: 
Houston
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal Code: 
77005
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
713-348-4880