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The Earth and environmental sciences are aimed at understanding Earth's dynamic history — how Earth "works" and records its origin and age in rocks and landscapes — and how geological processes affect modern environmental and ecological systems. Among the natural sciences, ours is the quintessential interdisciplinary science, providing vital perspective on how Earth's physical and geochemical templates simultaneously sustain and threaten life, and influence human interactions with Earth.

Tenure-track faculty position in Solid Earth Sciences 

    • The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Vanderbilt University has an opening for a tenure-track faculty member in Solid Earth Sciences with expertise in Crustal Processes and Dynamics. We are committed to excellence and diversity in research and teaching, and we seek to foster collegiality and collaboration among our members. Apply  here.

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  • Atmospheric and Climate Sciences
  • Ecology, Paleoecology, and Paleoclimatology
  • Geochemical and Biogeochemical Processes
  • Magmatic Processes and Crustal Evolution
  • Sedimentary Processes and Environments
  • Transport Phenomena & Coupled Physical-Biological Processes
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