Assistant Professor – Hard Rock Geology/Geochemistry

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL
Job Category
Full time Positions
Commensurate with Experience
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Department of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the broad area of hard rock geology and/or geochemistry, starting August 2023. The candidate is expected to establish an innovative externally funded research program and supervise MS and PhD level graduate students. We are particularly interested in applicants who can combine an understanding of fundamental processes with a state-of-the- art laboratory, modeling, and/or field research program that provides synergy with existing research activities in the Department of Geosciences and existing units such as the Center for Environmental Studies, the Environmental Science Program, and/or Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. More information about the department can be found at: We are looking for a broadly trained hard-rock geologist or geochemist to be a primary instructor for the major core courses that are essential to our program – undergraduate courses on mineralogy, igneous and metamorphic petrology, and/or earth materials with laboratory. Other teaching responsibilities may include a course in introductory geology, a field-oriented course, and advanced course(s) in the candidate’s specialty. Diversity and Inclusion are core values of the Department of Geosciences. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to diversity of thought in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply. Informal inquiries can be addressed to: Dr. Anton Oleinik, Chair of the Search Committee, ( ). Review of applications will begin January 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. This position is part of a major strategic hiring initiative in the Charles Schmidt College of Science that will build on our areas of strength in Environment, Health, and Data Science. More information on our hiring initiative can be found at: More information about the College of Science can be found at:
Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in geology or a related discipline at the time of application. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Candidates should have a strong publication record commensurate with their experience, demonstrated potential for establishing programs of extramurally funded and independent research, and clear promise of excellent instructional capacity. Candidates should demonstrate skill in the understanding of cultural differences and be able to foster and create educational opportunities where all student populations thrive. FAU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans’ status or any other characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-6057, TTY/TDD 711.
Contact Person
Dr. Anton Oleinik
Contact eMail
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.