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Department: 178601 - Marine, Earth And Atmospheric
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State University (NC State) intends to fill a tenure-track faculty position in environmental volcanology/petrology.
Desirable expertise includes research employing observation, experiments, and modeling to investigate the origin of magmatism in different tectonic settings, the role of volatiles in volcanic eruptions and short and/or long-term climate change, geohazards. Other expertise might include the study of hydrothermal processes resulting in water contamination and the processes associated with emplacement of economic ore deposits. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020. Hiring will be at the Assistant Professor level.
Course offerings may include undergraduate or graduate classes in mineralogy, hard rock petrology, numerical methods and modeling, geohazards, geothermal energy, ground and/or surface water contamination or other classes commensurate with the candidate's interest and expertise.
Opportunities exist for disciplinary and interdisciplinary interactions with a wide range of scientists at NC State. Affiliated with the College of Sciences, MEAS is one of the largest interdisciplinary geoscience departments in the nation. Additional information about the department and its facilities can be found on the web page: https://meas.sciences.ncsu.edu. MEAS is one of six NC State departments with a presence at the NC State Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST), a coastal and marine science research facility located on Bogue Sound in Morehead City, NC (http://www.cmast.ncsu.edu). MEAS faculty also participate in the recently established Center for Geospatial Analytics (http://geospatial.ncsu.edu). In addition, the Data Science Initiative (DSI), sponsored by the Office of Research and Innovation at NC State, seeks to create a nationally recognized hub of excellence in data science and analytics (https://research.ncsu.edu/dsi).
Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
- Strong student orientation and commitment to student success, understanding of and experience working with diverse students. - Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills. - Knowledge of the college and university policies and procedures that impact student success.
- Desirable expertise includes research employing observation, experiments, and modeling to investigate the origin of magmatism in different tectonic settings, the role of volatiles in volcanic eruptions and short and/or long-term climate change, geohazards.
- Other expertise might include the study of hydrothermal processes resulting in water contamination and the processes associated with emplacement of economic ore deposits
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00001313
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