Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions – Isotope Geochemistry

University of Wisconsin-Madison


The Department of Geoscience at The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for two faculty positions in Isotope Geochemistry. Appointment will be at the assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (tenured) level depending on qualifications. We seek colleagues who are innovative in using isotopes to address fundamental problems in any domain from the Earth’s deep interior to its surface environments. Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching mission of the department through the development of a vibrant, internationally recognized and externally funded research program, and through teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in geoscience. Successful candidates will be expected to perform university and professional service as appropriate for career stage. Appointment at the tenured level will require evidence of excellence in research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to an inclusive environment, bring new perspectives on mentoring and educating students from diverse backgrounds, and propel novel approaches to research. We aim to add new faculty who value collegiality and collaboration in both research and teaching. The Department of Geoscience comprises highly rated graduate programs and several state-of-the-art analytical facilities across the fields of Isotope Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Geochronology, Sedimentary Geology, Paleontology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Glacial Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, and Biogeochemistry (http://geoscience.wisc.edu).

Details on the extensive research program in geochemistry can be found here.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geoscience or a related field at the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of professional interests (research and teaching), and the names and contact information of three references. These materials must be submitted online at: https://jobs.wisc.edu. Appointments may begin as early as August 20, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 27, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information or questions, please contact Professor Brad Singer, Chair of the Search Committee at: bsinger@wisc.edu.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.