Job Opportunity: Assistant or Associate Professor in Tectonophysics

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April 25, 2011

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah seeks applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Tectonophysics. Scientists from all subdisciplines of tectonophysics are welcome to apply, but preference will be given to candidates with research interests that complement existing geophysical strengths in the department. These include seismic imaging of Earth’s deep interior, earthquake seismology and hazard assessment as carried out by the University of Utah Seismograph Stations, active source seismology, electromagnetic studies of Earth’s interior, and tectonics.

The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in geophysics teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and should have either the proven ability or potential to attract external funds and to build an internationally recognized research program involving students and post-docs. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in geophysics, or a closely related discipline.

Applicants should e-mail an application package describing research, teaching, and career interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three referees, all in a single PDF document to: [] Review of applicants will begin August 15, 2011, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to its policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs, activities, and employment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a person with a disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and status as a protected veteran. The University seeks to provide equal access for people with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed to arrange accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with these policies should be reported to: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD).

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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