Details - TA Vogel Professor - Tenure System The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding faculty candidate to fill the Thomas Vogel Endowed Professorship in Geology of the Solid Earth at the full professor rank with tenure. Exceptional candidates at the associate professor level may also be considered. This position contributes toward our mission of expanding upon a vigorous, internationally recognized Solid Earth program at MSU, serving to complement our dramatic growth in geophysics over the past few years.
The position is broadly defined as Solid Earth, and we invite applicants with broad areas of expertise including, but not limited to, geochemistry, geophysics, geochronology, petrology, and lithospheric dynamics. Particular interest will be given to candidates with research that complements our current research growth and strength in igneous petrology and geochemistry, mineral physics, geodynamics, and seismology. The successful applicant for this position will be expected to leverage substantial annual endowed resources that come with the professorship toward developing and maintaining a strong externally-funded research program. The successful applicant will also be expected to mentor and advise graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute toward maintaining our collegial, cohesive, and collaborative departmental environment.
Details - TA Vogel Professor - Tenure System Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, Geophysics, Geochemistry, or related field is required. Applicants are expected to be leaders in the Solid Earth community and must have well-funded research programs and an exemplary record of scholarship.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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