Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92182-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Geology/Cartography, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92182-FA

Working Title: Professor of Geoscience



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. required in Geoscience with specialization in isotope geochemistry or related field required prior to start of appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Prior post-doctoral research experience and teaching experience preferred. Must have demonstrated potential for internationally recognized research in field of specialization. Tenured candidates must have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and service. Tenured appointment requires review by Physical Sciences Divisional Committee.

Position Summary:

The Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in Isotope Geochemistry who have a dedicated commitment to excellence in teaching, research and professional service.

We seek colleagues who are innovative in using isotopes to address fundamental problems in any domain from the Earth's deep interior to its surface environments.

Additional Information:

We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to an inclusive environment, bring new perspectives on mentoring and educating students from diverse backgrounds, and propel novel approaches to research. We aim to add new faculty who value colleagiality and collaboration in both research and teaching. The Department of Geoscience comprises highly rated graduate programs and several state-of-the-art analytical facilities across the fields of Isotope Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Geochronology, Sedimentary geology, Paleontology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Glacial Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, and Biogeochemistry (

The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality,


Bradley Singer
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Instructions to applicants:

Interested candidates should visit the, click on "apply now" and submit one PDF file consisting of: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research plans. Candidates will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references. References of finalists will be contacted at a later date to provide a letter of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 27, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 22 2017 Central Daylight Time


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