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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Petrology, Tulane University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in petrology, at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a broad-based Earth scientist who complements current faculty expertise and will build an externally funded research program that will attract high caliber PhD-level graduate students. Possible areas of core expertise include, but are not limited to: igneous petrology, volcanology, high-temperature geochemistry, metamorphic petrology and thermochronometry. Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field and have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research. We seek applicants committed to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; teaching duties are at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements that articulate how the mission of the department would be enhanced, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically via the following link: apply.interfolio.com/46806. Any inquiries may be directed to Dr. Nancye Dawers, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118-5698 (ndawers@tulane.edu). Further information about the department and university can be obtained at http://tulane.edu/sse/eens. Tulane University is an EEO/ADA/AA employer.