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Meierjurgen Faculty Fellow - Earth Sciences

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences
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Meierjurgen Faculty Fellow - Earth Sciences

Job no: 528328
Work type: Faculty - Other
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Instruction, Earth Science

Department: Department of Earth Sciences
Rank: Research Associate
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
January 15, 2022; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your application, please submit a cover letter stating the faculty member you would like to work with, and a CV.

Department Summary
The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon includes the study of Geology, Geophysics, Oceanography, Paleontology, and Earth's environment. The Department and University house an array of modern instrumentation and we are located in a geologically active region. Our faculty and students specialize in the study of the Earth from its surface to the deep interior. Our studies are inherently interdisciplinary, drawing on the knowledge and techniques of other physical and natural sciences, such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Therefore, our diverse specialties are unified under a common desire to understand the underlying processes that shape the planet whether that be erosion, mantle convection, hydrothermal reactions, earthquakes, or volcanic eruptions. We are also intrigued with how life has evolved and adapted on our planet throughout geologic time, and how life interacts with the larger earth system. Our mission is to educate and train a future generation of earth scientists, advance our current understanding of the earth system through scholarship and research, and serve as a resource to the university and broader community on topics related to our planet.

Position Summary
This position is a three-month residential fellowship as a Meierjurgen Faculty Fellow for one term during the 2022-23 academic year, which will require one term in residence, and one departmental seminar, and will participate in research collaboration with faculty and graduate students. Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements
  • Ph.D. in geology or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience serving the needs of diverse populations.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

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