The Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in hydrogeochemistry/low temperature geochemistry. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2020.  Screening of candidates will begin on October 15, 2019 but will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position, please visit

New postdoctoral fellowship program at Stanford University, California, USA.

The goals of the program are to deepen our understanding of the natural world by advancing and bridging disciplines in the physical, mathematical, and life sciences. Candidates are sought who intend to pursue experimental and/or theoretical research in any natural science discipline. Fellows will hold primary appointments in an academic unit at Stanford appropriate to their research interests. International applications are welcome.

For more information about the program and to apply, please go to:

Applications are due by November 1, 2019.

Assistant Professor - Marine/Atmospheric Chemistry

External Link to Posting
Department Chemistry Admin - 32320
Vacancy Number 16F-265
Position Number 1349
Location of Workplace: CMS Myrtle Grove

Brief Summary of Work for this Position
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad area of marine or atmospheric chemistry. Ideally, the successful candidate will start August 2020. The successful applicant will enhance the department’s existing strengths in marine and atmospheric chemistry. He/she will be expected to establish a nationally recognized, externally funded research program, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, mentor postdoctoral scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The applicant must have significant background in analytical chemistry because teaching duties include courses in this field. UNCW is anticipating approval for a Ph.D. in Applied Coastal and Ocean Sciences to begin in August 2022.

The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation on both the main campus and at the Center for Marine Science located 7 miles away on the Intracoastal Waterway. Information about the department and CMS can be found at and

Minimum Requirements
A Ph. D. and a minimum of 1-year post-doctoral experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications
A Ph.D. in chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, marine chemistry, or a closely related field is preferred.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS,ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry, Chemical Education, all of which incorporate our state of the are instrumentation ( ). In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant Instructions
Priority review of applications will begin on November 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Application materials must include a cover letter, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three professional references. These materials must be submitted through the online application system at

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ralph Mead ( Contact Libbie Schaffer ( for questions regarding the online application system.

Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 10/04/2019
Priority Consideration Date: 11/22/2019
Priority Consideration Information: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application: documents to Dr. Ralph Mead

The Marine Geosciences NSF Section is looking to hire two new Science Assistants, one for the Marine Geology and Geophysics (MGG) Program and one for the Chemical Oceanography (CO) Program.  The Science Assistant will work with either the MGG Program Officers or the CO Program Officers, as well as others in the Division of Ocean Sciences, providing service of value to the Programs and simultaneously developing an understanding of key aspects of the science and engineering enterprise that will be valuable to a future professional scientific career. Science Assistants help to manage the Program’s merit review process and award oversight activities, as well as participate in other developmental assignments including report preparation, working with other parts of NSF and other government agencies, and exchanging information with the scientific research community.

Please pass the word along to students or others who might be interested. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in marine geosciences or marine biogeochemistry. Backgrounds in other fields of ocean sciences or earth sciences will also be considered. The preferred start date is January 2020, and the position will be for a maximum duration of two years.

Interested parties should send a current CV and statement of interest to Dr. Deborah Smith ( for the MGG science assistant position and Simone Metz ( for the CO science assistant position. 

Statements of interest will be accepted until November 15, 2019.


The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. We seek outstanding candidates from any area of Earth and planetary science. Candidates whose research falls into this broad range of disciplines are invited to apply.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Earth and Planetary Science. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., caring for children, the disabled, or the elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service).

The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application. A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.

All applications should be submitted online through by October 30, 2019. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three to five referees. Letters of reference will only be solicited for those under serious consideration. 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.

For questions please contact Erin Blazick, AP HR Analyst, Department of Earth & Planetary Science;

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

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:

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