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Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 105016
Title: Assistant Professor
Functional Title: Assistant Professor
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: CMNS-Geology
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Geology at the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Earth Materials. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: experimental and theoretical aspects of petrology, mineral physics, nanogeoscience, and economic geology. The appointee will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded research program that will involve both graduate and undergraduate students, and to participate fully in teaching at all levels, including mineralogy. We particularly encourage applications from those who integrate across traditional disciplinary boundaries both within the Department of Geology (http://www.geology.umd.edu) and throughout the College of Computer, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences (http://www.cmns.umd.edu). Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Geology or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment.

Preferences:

The candidate should also have a strong commitment to the educational mission of the Department, including undergraduate and graduate student mentoring.

Additional Certifications:

Applications must include a cover letter clearly indicating qualifications and goals for research and teaching and how you envision contributing to the Department’s research and teaching activities, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. The request for three professional letters of reference will be generated by the eTerp system. Referees will be contacted for a subset of applicants only.

Additional Information:
Posting Date: 09/25/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Physical Demands

There are no physical demands associated with this position.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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