The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Petrology to start in Fall 2014. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program integrated with excellence in teaching within the geological sciences and environmental geoscience curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will include Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, and other courses in the candidate’s area of research expertise. The successful candidate should have a commitment to integrate with existing department research expertise in structural geology, sedimentary geology, igneous and metamorphic terrane analysis, and geochronology/geochemistry. Candidates with a strong field emphasis in research and teaching are particularly desired. This is an open-rank position, and applications at all levels are invited. The Department is equipped with a range of modern research instrumentation listed on our website (http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/cas/geo/instrumentation-and-facilities.html). Information on the Department, its faculty and research strengths can be viewed on the Department’s web page at www.bc.edu/eesciences.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references online at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21996. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2013. Department faculty will be available at the GSA and AGU fall meetings to meet with applicants. Boston College is an academic community whose doors are open to all students and employees without regard to race, religion, age, sex, marital or parental status, national origin, veteran status, or handicap.