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Endowed Professorship in Climate Change
Washington University in Saint Louis
Saint Louis, MO
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (http://eps.wustl.edu/) and the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) (http://i-cares.wustl.edu) at Washington University in St. Louis invite applications for an endowed professorship in Climate Change. We are particularly interested in innovative and accomplished scientists whose research addresses Earth's climate change in ways that complement and extend our existing strengths in geochemistry, geology, and/or ecology.
The successful candidate for this position will assume a tenured primary appointment in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. We are targeting a hire at the associate professor level, although truly exceptional candidates at the assistant professor level will also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and promote cross-disciplinary interactions as part of I-CARES, a university-wide initiative in global energy and environmental issues. The successful candidate must have a PhD, will maintain an externally funded and internationally-recognized research program, will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and will serve as a research mentor for students and post-doctoral research associates. Additional duties will include departmental and university-wide service. Competitive start-up funding, laboratory development resources and ancillary support commensurate with the candidate's qualifications are available with this chaired position, as well as access to the University's 2,000 acre field station, the Tyson Research Center (www.tyson.wustl.edu).
Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with priority given to applicants who submit materials before December 15, 2012. Applicants should submit the following materials as a single pdf file: cover letter; current curriculum vitae; statement of research and teaching interests; and the names and contact information of four individuals who can serve as references upon request. Application materials must be submitted electronically to: email@example.com Questions regarding the search process can be directed to Raymond Arvidson (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the Search Committee.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged.