Ph.D. in Geosciences or closely related field. Demonstrated potential to establish a high-level research program in the field of geochronology. Clear interest in carrying out research and teaching at Turkana Basin Institute (TBI). Candidates need not, at present, have a research program in the Turkana Basin.
Post-doctoral and/or other post-Ph.D. related professional experience, creativity and quality of relevant research program to date, demonstrated fundability of research, experience with and demonstrated expertise in geochronology, potential for collaboration within the department to advance its research mission, potential for collaboration with TBI and related research groups, demonstrated potential as an educator/mentor at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
The Department of Geosciences at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position in the field of Geochronology, one of five Presidential TBI faculty lines being created across campus, for researchers whose interests intersect with the goals and resources of the Turkana Basin Institute. We seek a candidate with the potential to augment or build upon the Department's current research strengths across the geosciences and related sciences on campus while taking advantage of Stony Brook's unique relationship with the Turkana Basin Institute, located in a premier site for the study of hominid and vertebrate evolution during the Cenozoic. We seek a candidate who will be an effective teacher in undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of geochronology and stratigraphy, and will develop programs that will enhance the department's tradition of interdisciplinary research. The Assistant Professor will be responsible for teaching, research, mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students, and administrative duties.
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2019.
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Faculty Search Committee
Professor Troy Rasbury
Department of Geosciences
Stony Brook University
255 Earth and Space Sciences Building (ESS)
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,040-acre campus is home to 24,600 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.
Official Job Title: Assistant Professor
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 11/02/2018
Posting End Date: 01/15/2019
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/15/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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