Astrobiology Faculty Position at UCLA

UCLA has launched an initiative to grow the Geosciences under the theme "Surface envelopes of Earth and planets: Processes and interactions" (see EOS, November 27, p. 534). The Department of Earth and Space Sciences and the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics seek a talented and creative scientist with experience and interests in research and teaching in one or more of the biogeosciences (geobiology, geomicrobiology, paleobiology, astrobiology, biogeochemistry) for appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor.

An ability to bridge disciplines and to collaborate with scientists in other fields is an important requirement. The successful applicant will have completed a doctoral degree and have begun to establish a career through the publication of outstanding research.

To apply, send a letter of application (refer to tracking number 0995-0708-02), a short statement relating to this position, a curriculum vitae, a list of four potential referees, and copies of three publications to Faculty_Positions@igpp.ucla.edu or Faculty Positions, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, U.S.A. Electronic submissions are preferred. Selection will commence on December 17, 2007.

[source: NAI Newsletter]

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