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The University of Wyoming Department of Geology & Geophysics invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Crustal Dynamics. The successful candidate will be expected to build a vibrant, extramurally funded research program in the broadly defined area of crustal processes and contribute to the teaching mission of the department. We seek applicants who complement existing research strengths within the department and across the university. Research focus is open including, but not limited to, lithospheric deformation, basin analysis, Earth surface processes, and the interplay of crustal processes with the biosphere or atmosphere. We particularly encourage applicants who address questions from the grain scale to the global scale and who integrate field, theoretical, experimental, and/or modeling approaches.
The department comprises 26 faculty across a range of modern geoscience disciplines with access to exceptional laboratory, field, and computational resources that support cutting-edge research including: Materials Characterization Laboratory, Geochemical Analytical Laboratory, Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics, Wyoming High Precision Isotope Laboratory, Stable Isotope Facility, Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory, Wyoming High-Performance Computing Center. More information about the Department can be found at http://www.uwyo.edu/geolgeophys/
Minimum Qualifications 
  1. Earned doctoral degree in Geoscience or in a closely related discipline by the position start date
  2. Demonstrated potential to develop a nationally competitive, externally funded research program producing a strong output of scholarly publishing.
  3. Demonstrated potential to mentor and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Required Materials 
Complete the online application including uploading as one document: 1) a current CV, 2) names and contact information for three references, and 3) research, teaching, and diversity statements that describe the candidate’s research program, their teaching philosophy and experience, and their vision for fostering inclusiveness as well as cultural and intellectual richness in the geosciences. The online application can be found at https://tinyurl.com/UWyoGeoJob1.
Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2018. Direct any inquiries to Brandon McElroy, bmcelroy@uwyo.edu

Location: Laramie, WY
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Name: Brandon McElroy

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