Faculty Positions in SESE

Assistant or Associate Professor (JOB #11029)
Arizona State University
School of Earth and Space Exploration

The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for up to three tenure-track faculty positions in the area of exoplanet studies, at either the assistant or associate professor level. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience. Anticipated start date is August 2015. We are especially interested in candidates in the areas of exoplanet detection, interior modeling of exoplanets, atmospheric evolution, and instrumentation. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the potential for interdisciplinary collaborations with ASU planetary scientists to better characterize exoplanets.

Established in 2006, SESE is the focal point of Earth and space science at Arizona State University, one of the most dynamic and fastest growing institutions of higher learning in the United States. An essential part of SESE’s mission is to make new discoveries by promoting interdisciplinary science and by integrating science and engineering. SESE faculty and their research groups benefit from a variety of state-of-the-art facilities including access to the 2x8.4m Large Binocular Telescope, 6.5m MMT telescope, 6.5m Magellan telescopes and a host of 2m-class telescopes owned and operated by the State of Arizona. Broad, transdisciplinary collaborations between SESE astronomers, planetary scientists, Earth scientists, and engineers are actively encouraged (http://sese.asu.edu/people_faculty).

Minimum qualifications include: (1) a Ph.D. or equivalent in astronomy or astrophysics, planetary science, or a closely related discipline; (2) a strong research record in exoplanet studies established through publications in international peer-reviewed journals; and (3) a commitment to quality teaching and mentorship at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates for consideration at the associate level must also have a demonstrated track record of externally funded research.

To apply, please submit: 1) a cover letter not more than 3 pages long that includes a description of the applicant’s research and teaching interests and experience; 2) a current CV; and 3) the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted in PDF format to sesenewfac@asu.edu. Refer to Position #11029 in all correspondence.

The application deadline is January 5, 2015; if not filled, reviews will continue weekly until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by the law.

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Assistant Professor (JOB #10878)
Arizona State University
School of Earth and Space Exploration


The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Planetary Science to begin August 2015. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focus is on Solar System planetary science, and who have research strengths that complement or extend those of current SESE faculty (http://sese.asu.edu/people_faculty).


Established in 2006, the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) is the focal point of earth and space science at Arizona State University, one of themost dynamic and fastest growing institutions of higher learning in the United States. An essential part of SESE's mission is to make new discoveries by integrating science and technology. SESE faculty and their research groups benefit from a variety of state-of-the-art facilities, and thrive on broad collaborations.


The requirements for this position include: (1) a PhD in Planetary Science or a closely related discipline; (2) a strong research record in planetary science established through publications in international peer-reviewed journals; and (3) a commitment to quality teaching and mentorship at the graduate and undergraduate levels.


Applications should include: 1) a cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's research and teaching interests and experience; 2) a current CV; and 3) the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references. All materials should be submitted in PDF format to sesenewfac@asu.edu.


Application deadline is November 21, 2014; if not filled, reviews will continue weekly until the search is closed. Background check is required for employment.


Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Title IX statement can be viewed at http://www.asu.edu/titlelX. ASU’s non-discrimination, anti-harassment and nonretaliation policy can be viewed at ACD 401: Nondiscrimination, Anti-Harassment and Nonretaliation.
 

 

Research Professor (Open Rank)
Arizona State University

Center for Meteorite Studies/School of Earth and Space Exploration

The Center for Meteorite Studies (CMS) in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University invites applications for a Research Professor position. Rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials. This is a non-tenure track, benefits-eligible
position subject to annual renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the unit. Anticipated start date is November 24, 2014, but a later start date is negotiable.


The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program that supports the CMS mission of creating and sharing new knowledge in the field of meteoritics and allied sciences. In addition, the successful candidate will also serve as Assistant Director of the CMS. In this capacity, he/she will assist the CMS director in supporting the mission of the Center by assisting in collections-related activities; coordinating CMS participation in E/PO activities and events; generating and maintaining CMS archives, records, publications, and informational materials (including, but not limited to, website content); overseeing public exhibits involving the CMS collection or educational materials; and assisting with other Center-related activities at the discretion of the director.


Seventy-five percent (75%) of this positon is funded by the Center for Meteorite Studies. It is expected that the additional 25% will come from extramural sources secured by the successful candidate.


A Ph.D. in a physical science discipline is required by the time of appointment and preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of research productivity in meteoritics or closely related fields.


To apply, please send the following materials: 1) cover letter describing past experience relevant to the position, 2) research statement, 3) current CV, and 4) contact information (name, email, and phone number) for three references. Application materials should be sent as a single pdf to Professor Meenakshi Wadhwa, Director CMS, at wadhwa@asu.edu. Application deadline is October 15, 2014; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed. Background check is required for employment.


Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

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