Assistant Professor in Biogeochemistry

Location
Atlanta, Georgia (US)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
September 19 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor in Biogeochemistry

Description

The Department of Environmental Sciences (ENVS) at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a focus on biogeochemistry, beginning fall semester 2020. We welcome applications from candidates whose research addresses any aspect of biogeochemical cycling. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work focuses on the role of anthropogenic environmental changes on the dynamics of nutrients, toxins, pollutants and/or energy in ecosystems. Applications from candidates whose work has an interdisciplinary focus and/or those that combine disciplines in novel ways are especially encouraged.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a widely-recognized research program that attracts external funding and contributes to the interdisciplinary mission of the department and the university; teach and mentor at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; and contribute to the department, university, and relevant professional societies and community through service, collaboration and engagement. Graduate student advising will occur through the MS program in the ENVS department, as well as Emory’s Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution (PBEE) PhD program and/or the Chemistry PhD program.

We embrace diversity and seek candidates who will participate in a climate that attracts students of all ethnicities, races, nationalities, and genders. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent granted by the time of appointment, in environmental sciences, ecology, biology, geosciences, chemistry, or related fields. Candidates should demonstrate a clear trajectory for excellence in both research and teaching in a multidisciplinary setting, as well as a demonstrated commitment to enhancing inclusion and diversity.

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted only via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/68144. Applications should include (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement; (4) teaching statement; (5) a one-page statement on your plans to contribute to efforts on inclusion and diversity at Emory, and (6) a list of three academic references with contact information.

Review begins on November 11, 2019 (apply by midnight on November 10, 2019, for priority consideration), but applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to: envs.search@emory.edu.

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