The Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Case Western Reserve University seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty growth position.
We seek outstanding candidates who will complement existing departmental strengths in planetary sciences, geochemistry, and surficial processes. It is anticipated that the position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level, but senior candidates are also encouraged to apply. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate promise for research and teaching excellence; Associate Professor candidates should have established a significant professional reputation; candidates for Professor should be internationally recognized for leadership and scholarship in their discipline. All positions require completion of the PhD degree by July 1, 2013 and a competitive record of research commensurate with rank. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students within the department, including teaching both introductory and disciplinary courses, and to conduct a vigorous, externally-funded research program that involves post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students. The typical teaching load is 2-3 courses per year.
Although applications will be considered at any time, for guaranteed review applications should be received by November 15, 2012. Applicants should send a CV, a letter that describes research interests and teaching experience, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-electronic submissions may be mailed to the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106-7216 USA. In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and World Class Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University is a past recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in Science and Engineering. Additional information about the Department and its programs can be found at http://geology.case.edu/.