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Assistant Professor, Sedimentary Geology University of New Mexico

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the broad field of Sedimentary Geology (Req. 6930) with demonstrated research expertise that complements existing departmental strengths (see The position is a full-time, probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. We are interested in candidates who use field, laboratory, and/or quantitative methods to understand sedimentary geology and/or sedimentary systems.

A complete application must include 4 items all combined as a single document: (1) a cover letter, (2) three statements that illustrate prior experience and interest in: a) teaching, b) research, c) commitment to supporting diversity, equity & inclusion in a highly diverse campus community; (3) a curriculum vitae; and (4) the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three references. Items must be submitted electronically to UNM Jobs ( For best consideration, all materials must be received by January 7, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.