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Faculty Opening

Tenure-Track Position in Earth Systems (Biospheric Processes)

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of Earth Systems. This position, effective the Fall 2014 semester, is at the Assistant Professor level.

We seek an individual who is aimed at the highest standards of scholarship in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who will be attracted by opportunities at Vanderbilt for interaction with a diverse faculty and student body in the Earth and environmental sciences and related fields. The research specialty is open, although we are particularly aimed at those studying biospheric processes and/or history, and interactions with other Earth systems. We welcome applications from candidates pursuing theoretical, experimental, and/or field-based work, and we are especially aimed at individuals with interest in both modern and ancient systems.

Applications should include a vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, and names of at least three references (including mail and e-mail addresses and phone numbers). Select applicants will be later asked to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications should be submitted by e-mail in PDF format to:

Up to three representative papers may be sent via normal mail to:

Search Committee Chair
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B Box 351805
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1805.

Review of applications will begin 15 December 2013. Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.