Assistant Professor, paleoclimatology/geochemistry, New Jersey, USA

The Department of Earth and Environmental Studies at Montclair State University (New Jersey) invites applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Paleoclimatology/Geochemistry.

The anticipated start date is 1 September 2018.


They seek individuals who work with geological archives (corals, speleothems, ocean sediments, lake sediments, ice cores, glacial deposits, tree rings) to understand Earth’s climate processes such as atmospheric and ocean circulation, the global carbon cycle, cryosphere dynamics and how these processes affect biological and/or human systems, over a range of time scales.

The successful candidate will develop a vigorous externally funded research program, engage in student mentoring, and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

The candidate will play a critical role in the bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Sustainability Science, and Environmental Management. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in Earth and Environmental Science, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise. Service to the department, university, and larger professional community is required.


Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Earth and Environmental Science, Earth System Science, Geology, Geochemistry, Geography, or other appropriate field, a record of peer-reviewed scholarship in paleoclimatology and geochemistry, and evidence of potential for success in grant activity. Post-doctoral experience is desirable.


Electronic applications assembled into one combined .pdf or .doc file, and containing a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information for three professional references should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please include position number V-F24.

Applications close 20 October 2017.