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Assistant Professor, Environmental Volcanology/Petrology, North Carolina State University

The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State University intends to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in environmental volcanology/petrology.

Desirable expertise includes research employing observation, experiments, and modeling to investigate the origin of magmatism in different tectonic settings, the role of volatiles in volcanic eruptions and short and/or long-term climate change, and/or geohazards. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Earth or related sciences. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding accomplishments in research, research supervision, and teaching. Enthusiastic engagement in NC State’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Earth, marine and atmospheric sciences is expected. Course offerings may include undergraduate or graduate classes in mineralogy, hard rock petrology, or other classes commensurate with the candidate’s interest and expertise. MEAS places a high value on excellent instruction and the use of innovative teaching methods.

Initial review of applications is expected to begin by December 1, 2019, with on campus interviews scheduled for early 2020. Further details are available at Applications must be submitted online at or search for position number 00001313. Applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.