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Assistant Professor, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy

Job Summary
Job Summary
Sector Academic
Category Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Paleontology
Type Full time
Level Entry level
Employer University of California, Santa Barbara
Location United States
Salary Open
Preferred Education Other
Application Deadline Open until the position is filled
Posted 08 August 2017
Job Description

UC Santa Barbara, Department of Earth Science
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy

The Department of Earth Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy starting July 1, 2018. We are open to all areas of Sedimentology/Stratigraphy, preferring someone with an expertise in carbonates. The ideal candidate will employ a combination of field, laboratory, and numerical techniques and will complement departmental strengths in Sedimentology, Paleobiology, Geochemistry, and Tectonics.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, to teach and advise graduate and undergraduate students, and to contribute to the Department and the wider university community. A Ph.D. or an equivalent degree is required at the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, their curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research objectives and accomplishments, and the contact information for three referees who will provide letters. The application file should be submitted to

Application materials should be submitted by October 30, 2017 in order to receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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