Assistant Professor, Isotope Geochemist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809714)

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Detailed Job Description

The assistant professor will teach the standard load of three classes per academic year (including at least one large introductory section and/or required core class), be expected to recruit and advise high-quality graduate students, and establish a vigorous, externally funded research program.


University of Alabama, Radiogenic Isotope Geologist. The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to be filled at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2016. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. degree in geosciences or related discipline at the time of appointment. We seek a candidate whose research focuses on development of radiogenic isotope techniques for geochronology and/or development of non-traditional isotope techniques, particularly using transition metals. The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) build on existing isotope geochemical facilities to develop state-of the-art laboratories; (ii) institute a vigorous externally funded research program; (iii) develop and teach courses in introductory geology and at the undergraduate and graduate levels in their field of expertise; and (iv) supervise student research projects at the master and doctoral levels.
The Department has a wide variety of analytical equipment, including a fully operational VG Sector 54 TIMS (UA RadIs lab – http://geo.ua.edu/radis/), electron beam instruments, XRD, XRF, ICP, ICP-MS, and an advanced stable isotope laboratory with two CF-IRMSs. Information about the Department is available on our web site at http://geo.ua.edu. Applications, which must be submitted electronically at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu, will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must provide a research statement, teaching statement, and Curriculum Vitae with contact information for at least three referees. For inquiries regarding the position, contact Dr. Harold Stowell, Chair of RIG Search Committee (hstowell@geo.ua.edu). The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity/affirmative-action employer and actively seeks diversity in its employees.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Assistant Professor, Isotope Geochemist
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Geology
  • geochronology
  • transition metals
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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