Thursday, January 14, 2016

Pennsylvania State University - Department of Geosciences Tenure-Track Faulty

The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Geochemistry. Although the primary target of this search is at the assistant professor level, the committee will also consider senior candidates with exceptional qualifications. We seek a colleague who creatively uses theoretical, observational, and/or experimental approaches to address fundamental problems related to the mineralogy and geochemistry of the Earth’s surface. Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to a diverse research and teaching community in the Department of Geosciences through the development of a vigorous, internationally recognized and externally funded research program, and through teaching courses in their discipline at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Geosciences is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and houses research programs spanning a broad spectrum of Earth Science disciplines (further information is available at: We especially encourage applicants whose research activities will prove synergistic with the Materials Research Institute and/or the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geosciences or a related field at the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of professional interests (research and teaching), a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references. Appointment may begin as early as July 1, 2016. Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  For further information or questions, please contact Peter Heaney, Chair of the Search Committee at or Stacie Hugney, Administrative Assistant at

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