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Faculty Positions in Geophysical Sciences

September 11, 2015

The Department of the Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for positions at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor ranks. We seek outstanding scientists who address fundamental questions about the physics, chemistry, biology, and history of the Earth and other planetary bodies. Candidates whose research spans disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for at least three references through the University’s Academic Careers website given below. All candidates must have completed the requirements for the PhD prior to appointment. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have an outstanding research record.

Consideration of applications will begin October 12, 2015, and will continue until all positions have been filled.

To apply for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, go to  

To apply for a position at the rank of Associate Professor, go to  

Information on the Department of the Geophysical Sciences is available at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.