Faculty Job at #UCDavis in Earth-Life Interactions

Faculty Position in Earth-Life Interactions

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

  • Open date: April 17, 2017
  • Last review date: June 15, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee

if the position has not yet been filled.

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

• Final date: January 31, 2018

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Davis seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of Earth-Life Interactions. We seek creative scientists who study the interactions between life and surface environments on any spatial and temporal scale

DESCRIPTION

using novel laboratory, field, and/or computational approaches. We encourage applications from a diverse range of disciplines including, but not restricted to, biogeochemistry, geobiology, and paleoclimatology. We are particularly interested in applicants who will expand our current research programs and have the potential to build new connections both within the department and across campus, such as with other departments in the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Biological Sciences, or the UC Davis Genomics Center.

Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in geoscience or a related field by the time of appointment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervision of graduate students and departmental, university, and service to the discipline are expected.

The department’s current research programs and experimental, analytical and computational facilities are described at http://geology.ucdavis.edu/facilities/.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, statements of research plans, teaching interests, and contributions to diversity, names and contact information of four references by June 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Guidance for diversity statements may be found http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_ inclusion.

Applications should be submitted online via the job listing #JPF01496 at https:// eps-search.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. The campus sponsors a Work Life Program that supports faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. For more information see http://academicaffairs.ucdavis. edu/programs/work-life.

UCDavis_EarthLife Flyer.pdf

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About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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