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Assistant Professor (Two Positions) - Earth and Planetary Science

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The University of California, Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for two positions at the Assistant Professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2016. We seek outstanding candidates from any area of Earth and planetary science, with an emphasis on climate science, biogeochemical cycles, or Earth surface processes. Candidates whose research falls into one of these broad areas or their disciplinary interfaces are invited to apply.

Applicants are asked to provide their most recently updated curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement covering experience and goals in teaching and any experience or aspirations relevant to campus goals for diversity and inclusion, and the names and contact information for three to five referees. Letters of reference will only be solicited for those under serious consideration. A PhD or equivalent degree is required by the date of hire.

All applications should be submitted online through by December 4, 2015. For questions please contact Crysthel Catambay, HR Analyst, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, e- mail:

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

The department is also interested in individuals who may have had non-­‐traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry service).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research Interests

  • Statement of Teaching/Diversity and Inclusion - A statement covering experience and goals in teaching and any experience or aspirations relevant to campus goals for diversity and inclusion.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)