Job advertisement Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mineralogy

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mineralogy

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mineralogy

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Memorial University of Newfoundland


St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada


Relevant division
Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV)

Full time



Required education

Application deadline
15 December 2019

6 November 2019

Job description

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mineralogy, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Department of Earth Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the field of mineralogy at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We seek candidates with research expertise in the broad fields of pure or applied mineralogy and the ability to deliver high-quality instruction of mineralogy and allied courses at both introductory and advanced levels. Early career researchers are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Earth Sciences or a related discipline, a record of pertinent peer-reviewed publications, and the capacity to develop and lead an externally funded and analytically grounded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Potential for research collaborations with current Earth Sciences faculty in basin analysis, biogeochemistry, crustal geophysics, economic geology, geochemistry, geochronology, and/or petrology would be an asset.

Applications should be received by December 15, 2019. Candidates should submit a letter of application with the names and contact information (including email) of at least three referees, current curriculum vitae, and statements of planned research program and teaching interests to: Dr. Gregory Dunning, Head, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1B 3 ×5, Canada, or, preferably, email applications in PDF format to: Please quote the reference number VPA-EASC-2019-02 in the application and email subject line. Additional information is available by contacting Dr. Dunning (email: or tel: 709-864-2334), and on our website (

The Department of Earth Sciences is one of the largest and most comprehensive in Canada, and offers undergraduate, MSc and PhD programs. The department currently comprises 20 active faculty members, including the NSERC-Chevron Chair in Reservoir Characterization and Canada Research Chairs in both Marine Geology and Boreal Biogeochemistry, as well as 10 instructional and research support staff. Faculty and students have access to an exceptional array of modern geoanalytical instrumentation through clusters of the campus-based CREAIT network ( Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact