Faculty Position in Earth and Planetary Science
The University of California, Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for
a position at the Assistant Professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. We seek
outstanding candidates from any area of earth and planetary science, with an emphasis on biogeochemical
cycles, earth surface processes, or climate science. Candidates whose research falls into one of these
broad areas or their disciplinary interfaces are invited to apply.
Applicants are asked to provide curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the
names and contact information for three to five referees. The minimum qualification required to be
considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements
except the dissertation. A PhD or equivalent is required by the date of hire. All applications should be
questions please contact Crysthel Catambay, HR Assistant, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, email:
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
to submitting their letters.
The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and
single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying
The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in
higher education through their teaching, research, and 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, national origin, disability, age or protected
veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy