Department of Geology

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We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Geology.


Tracking ID#: F010522

POSITION: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mineralogy-Petrology in the Department of Geology

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in geology, geochemistry, mineralogy or petrology

RESPONSIBILITIES: We seek an individual with research interests in mineralogy, igneous or metamorphic petrology or high-temperature geochemistry who is capable of building a strong, externally funded research program. Research space is available in the 500,000 square foot "state-of-the-art" Baylor Sciences Building. Research equipment current available includes a Siemans D5000 X-ray diffractometer, a Rigaku Primus wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, a Thermo-Finnigan Delta V IRMS and sample preparation facilities including a strong-acid-rated fume hood and high-temperature furnace. A shared ICP-MS instrument is also available, as well as a SEM, TEM, and confocal microscopy in a shared lab facility. We seek an individual with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and require that he/she contribute significantly to the undergraduate program, by teaching undergraduate mineralogy and petrology courses, as well as contributing to the graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) programs in Geology by teaching graduate courses or seminars in his/her areas of specialization.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor, competitive salary.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 3, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, application must be completed by November 17, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and official transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Steve Dworkin, Search Committee Chair
Department of Geology
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97354
Waco, Texas 76798-7354
ph (254)710-2361

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Steve_Dworkin@baylor.edu


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