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Faculty Position in Experimental Earth Science – Job Opening

Employer: Columbia University

Posted: 16 Dec 2013

Faculty Position in Experimental Earth Science in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences seeks applicants for a faculty position in Experimental Earth Science, at any rank from tenure-track assistant professor through full professor with tenure. We seek candidates who apply experimental laboratory approaches to the understanding of natural processes. We are open to a broad set of research topics relating to the application of chemical thermodynamics and reaction kinetics over a wide range of temperature and pressure, from the Earth's crust to its deep interior. Examples of appropriate subjects include experimental igneous/metamorphic petrology, fluid-rock interaction, hydrothermal systems, geochemical environment of the early Earth, origins of life, natural resources, hydrocarbon reactions at elevated temperatures and pressures, chemical and physical volcanology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach foundational courses that support the discipline.

Minimum requirements are demonstrated scientific creativity and potential to build and sustain an innovative research program, a Ph.D. in a geoscience-related field, and capability to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels. The review of applications will begin December 2, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our online site at:

Questions can be addressed to Steven Goldstein (steveg [at] ldeo [dot] columbia [dot] edu), chair of the search committee.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Last Modified: 2015 May 14