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Assistant Professor, Geosciences (3573)
Posting Number: req685
9 Month

Faculty Tenure Track
College of Science and Engineering
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

The Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University (ISU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in Fall 2019. We are seeking an individual with teaching and research expertise in field-based igneous and/or metamorphic petrology, and experience in one or more related fields such as tectonics, geochemistry, and/or geochronology.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in ig/met petrology, mineralogy, and geochemistry as well as participate in the annual ISU summer field camp. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an active, externally-funded research program and supervise and support graduate students at the MS and/or PhD levels. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in professional service to the department, university, and communities.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should, at a minimum, have ABD status in ig/met petrology, high-temperature geochemistry, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications are a complete PhD in Geology, or a closely related field, with demonstrated expertise in igneous and/or metamorphic petrology, and experience in one or more related fields such as tectonics, geochemistry, and/or geochronology.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
(1) Cover letter (2) CV (3) Statement of teaching (4) Statement of Research (5) Names and contact information for three professional references.

Priority consideration will be given to applications recieved by November 5, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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