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Associate/Full Professor in Critical Material and Mineral Resources

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX USA

Advertisement date 20th september 2023
The Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire an outstanding scholar in the general field of Critical Material and Mineral Resources. We are looking for scholars whose research addresses the properties, distribution, mobilities, exploration, extraction and geological occurrences or potential recycling of elements and materials that are critical for energy transition, information and infrastructure technologies using laboratory, field and/or computational approaches. The search is for a tenured Associate or Full Professor who will hold a joint appointment between the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Bureau of Economic Geology  
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) and the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) are both parts of the Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG), a large community of faculty and research scientists with a broad range of specialties and access to outstanding research facilities and support. The mission of BEG is to serve society by conducting objective, impactful, and integrated geoscience research on relevant energy, environmental, and economic issues. BEG is the State Geological Survey of Texas and has been an integral part of the development of the state’s economic success through the years. The mission of EPS is to advance our understanding of the Earth and educate the next generation of geoscientists. EPS is one of the leading Geoscience programs in the world with a vibrant blend of basic and applied research organized into three programs: Surface, Subsurface and Life; Lithosphere and Deep Earth; and Water, Climate and the Environment. In addition to programs in Geosciences, JSG hosts a multidisciplinary graduate program in Energy and Earth Resources.
Application deadline: open until filled
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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Appointment

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Critical Mineral Systems

Restricted Hiring to Qualified Women and Gender Minorities*

Department of Geology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Advertisement Date: 8 May 2023

The Department of Geology at Lakehead University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Critical Mineral Systems (as defined by NRCan). This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This CRC position is for five (5) years and is renewable once. Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are intended for outstanding and innovative emerging researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields and are recognized as leaders in their fields.  Candidates for Tier 2 Chair positions must meet all the requirements for Tier 2 CRCs, and be eligible for assistant or associate professor positions. Tier 2 CRC’s normally are not more than 10 years from their highest degree at the time of submitting the nomination to the CRC secretariat.

*To ensure equitable distribution of CRC positions for equity-deserving groups, hiring will be restricted to qualified women and gender minority scholars who self-identify as such through the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Application deadline: review of applications begin on June 30, 2023

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