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Assistant Professor, Earth Materials, School of the Environment Washington State University

The School of the Environment at Washington State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Earth Materials, to begin August 2020, with an emphasis in petrology, mineralogy, volcanology, magmatic processes, or tectonic processes. The candidate will take a leadership role in developing and funding research initiatives that take advantage of WSU’s Peter Hooper GeoAnalytical Laboratory and the Radiogenic Isotope and Geochronology Laboratory, which maintain state-of-the-art capabilities in whole rock and micro-scale major and trace element analysis, geochronology, and radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry. Lab facilities include current generation electron microprobe, X-ray fluorescence, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer, and laser ablation facilities (https://environment.wsu.edu/facilities/geoanalytical-lab/).

The successful candidate will: (i) develop an externally funded research program; (ii) publish research in top quality journals; (iii) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Earth Materials; (iv) mentor graduate students; (v) take a leadership role in the GeoAnalytical Laboratory; (vi) work with faculty and mentor students from a wide range of backgrounds; and (vii) serve university and professional organizations. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/48041

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