Current Employment Opportunities with the Department of Earth Science
The Department of Earth Science at Rice University anticipates hiring a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the broadly defined area of geofluids with relevance to the deep Earth, crust, hydrosphere, atmosphere or their interfaces.
Successful candidates are expected to direct an active research program, supervise graduate research, and teach courses for undergraduate and graduate students. Details about the department and its facilities can be found at http://earthscience.rice.edu.
Please send a CV, research and teaching statements, and names of five or more references to:
Search Committee Chair
Department of Earth Science, MS-126
Rice University, PO Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892.
Rice is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
All required application materials submitted by Aug 31, 2013 are ensured full consideration.
Research Scientist/Lab Manager in High P-T Experimental Petrology
The Department of Earth Science at Rice University is seeking a Ph.D. level scientist for a Research Staff Scientist/Laboratory Manager position, to facilitate the high pressure-temperature experimental facility. Immediate responsibility of the Research Scientist will be to install and calibrate the newly acquired 1100-ton Walker-style multi-anvil device. Prior experience with multi-anvil installation, calibration, and relevant data acquisition and data-logging is desirable. The responsibility in the long-term will involve overseeing the operational details of the facility, which also includes two fully functional piston cylinder apparatus and one gas mixing furnace. The candidate is expected to participate in the research activities of Dasgupta group and collaborate with the other faculty members in the department. The candidate will also be encouraged to conduct independent research. For the existing facility and faculty research activities in the Earth Science department, visit http://earthscience.rice.edu. The initial appointment is for 3 years with an option for renewal based on performance and the availability of funding. The position is intended to be a long-term position, funded partially by Rice University. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment in an experimental high pressure research related field such as experimental petrology-geochemistry and mineral physics. Interested candidates should contact Rajdeep Dasgupta (Rajdeep.Dasgupta@rice.edu) for more information. Department of Earth Science, Rice University, MS 126, PO Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892.
In order to be considered formally for this position, the candidate must apply directly on the Rice University employment web page, RICEWorks Please use the following link to access this posting directly – https://jobs.rice.edu. The position number is 12305. Rice is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.