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Open Faculty Positions Announced

September 22, 2019

The Department of the Geophysical Sciences invites applications for open faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate professor.  We seek outstanding individuals from all areas of Earth and Planetary Science that will lead world-class research programs and enhance the intellectual activities of the department.  Candidates whose research spans disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.


Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and three reference letters through the University of Chicago Academic Jobs website.  


Assistant Professor applicants are directed to:

Associate Professor applicants are directed to:


Candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD prior to appointment.


Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019.


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