The Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment (EAE) at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the broad areas of mineralogy, petrology, volcanology or economic geology. The position will start in August of 2023. Please share the ad with anyone you think is suitable and contact me (email@example.com:firstname.lastname@example.org) or the search committee chair, Justin Dodd (email@example.com:firstname.lastname@example.org), with any questions. We will also be at the AGU meeting in Chicago next week if anyone would like to discuss this opportunity in person. A review of applications will begin January 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Tenure-track Faculty Position in Mineralogy/Petrology
The Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Environmenthttps://www.niu.edu/earth-atmosphere-environment/index.shtml at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August, 2023.
We are seeking an individual whose research interests are in the broad areas of mineralogy, petrology, economic geology or a closely allied field. The applicant is expected to develop a teaching and research program that integrates with one or more of the department's related strengths in experimental mineralogy/petrology, geochemistry, igneous petrology, mineral physics, planetary geology, structural geology, and/or volcanology. The department's facilities include an array of analytical instruments (e.g., SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ion chromatograph, and mass spectrometers) and field equipment. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous externally-funded research program, supervise Ph.D. and M.S. students, and have a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. in the geosciences or a related field is required at the time of appointment.
The department offers programs leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, and currently has 19 faculty members, whose research and teaching interests are described on our websitehttps://www.niu.edu/earth-atmosphere-environment/index.shtml. Review of applications is planned to begin January 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
For full consideration, prospective applicants should apply online at https://employment.niu.edu/postings/67841 and upload the following materials:
Northern Illinois University is a public research university in DeKalb, an affordable and growing community that is a commutable distance from Chicago and Rockford metropolitan areas. Our 16,000+ student body is diverse, with many first-generation and racially and culturally diverse students. NIU prides itself on student-centered approaches to teaching and research, and has social mobility, equity, and inclusion at the heart of its mission. Recently, NIU was nationally recognized as a top college for diversity and LGBTQ+ students, and has been named one of the Great Colleges to Work For two years in a row. The proximity of DeKalb to Chicago provides easy access to Chicago's research and technology corridor (e.g., Argonne, etc.), the arts and extensive nature preserves and parks.
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an AA/EEO employer, NIU considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Professor Mark R. Frankhttps://www.niu.edu/earth-atmosphere-environment/about/faculty-staff/frank.shtml
Chair, Department of the Earth, Atmosphere and Environmenthttps://www.niu.edu/earth-atmosphere-environment/index.shtml
Northern Illinois Universityhttps://www.niu.edu/index.shtml | DeKalb IL 60115-2828, USA
Phone: 815.753.0523 | FAX: 815.753.1945