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4 Assistant Professors: Hydrology, Hydrogeochemistry, Volcanology, and Geochemistry, New Mexico Tech

Position Descriptions: The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) invites applications for four tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions. 1) Hydrology: we seek candidates with interests in flow and transport in porous and fractured media, hyporheic zone studies, vadose zone hydrology, hydrogeophysics, and/or hydrogeomechanics. 2) Hydrochemistry: we seek candidates with interests in aqueous geochemistry and isotope hydrology or contaminant hydrology. 3) Volcanology: we seek candidates with interests in one or a combination of the following research areas: igneous petrology, experimental petrology, volcanic gas geochemistry, remote sensing, physical or numerical modeling, volcano physics, physical volcanology, and/or volcanic hazards. 4) Geochemistry: we seek candidates with interests in one or a combination of the following research areas: igneous petrochemistry, sedimentary geochemistry, geochemistry of ore deposits, geochronology, and/or isotope geochemistry. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field at the time of appointment. Excellence in teaching and research are the most important qualifications. Responsibilities will include developing an active program of extramurally funded research, supervising and supporting M.S. and Ph.D. students, teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses, and service to the Department, Institute, and at the national/international level.

Department Description: NMT specializes in science and engineering education and research and has a present enrollment of approximately 2200 undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidates will join the Earth and Environmental Science Department consisting of 16 faculty and about 50 undergraduate and 70 graduate students, with strong programs in Hydrology, Geophysics, and Geology/Geochemistry, and a history of interdisciplinary research. Additional geoscience professionals on campus include over 30 staff members of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, plus faculty and researchers in the Petroleum Recovery Research Center and the IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center. Analytical facilities on campus include the state-of-the-art New Mexico Geochronology Research Laboratory (40Ar/39Ar), a stable-isotope laboratory, electron microprobe, SEM with CL, XRD, ICP-MS systems for trace-element analysis (including a laser-ablation ICP-MS), fission-track and cosmogenic isotope facilities and soil chemistry lab.

Application Deadline: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, one representative publication, and the names of three references in a single pdf sent to nmtjobapps@npe.nmt.edu and copied to geos.dept@npe.nmt.edu. For full consideration apply by October 1, 2018. Direct inquiries to search committee chairs, mark.person@nmt.edu for hydrology and hydrogeochemistry, ronni.grapenthin@nmt.edu and peter.mozley@nmt.edu for volcanology and geochemistry.

Equal Employment Opportunity: NMT is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. NMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.