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  • Kite suggests multiple climate transitions on Early Mars

    January 11, 2024

    In the latest issue of Nature Geoscience, Prof. Edwin Kite, with collaborator Susan Conway (U. Nantes), suggest multiple climate transitions on Early Mars:

  • Prof. Keith and Prof. Emeritus Prof. MacAyeal featured in “Can $500 Million Save This Glacier”

    January 09, 2024

    Prof. David Keith and Emeritus Prof. Douglas MacAyeal speak in New York Times article "Can $500 Million Save This Glacier" about the potential outcomes of using geoengineering to fight against climate change. 

  • Senior Instructional Professor (open rank)

    December 13, 2023

    The Department of the Geophysical Sciences in the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Senior Instructional Professor (open rank). The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Senior Instructional Professor, Associate Senior Instructional Professor, or Senior Instructional Professor, with rank determined by qualifications. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable with the possibility for promotion. This is a nine-month, career-track position with competitive salary and benefits. Appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2024.