Assistant Professor – University of California at Berkeley

The University of California at Berkeley, Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for an Assistant Professorship with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Earth and Planetary science. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. We seek outstanding candidates from any area of Earth and Planetary Science. Candidates whose research falls into this broad range of disciplines are invited to apply.

The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications for this position: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.

Please provide the names and contact information for three to five referees. Letters of reference will only be solicited for those under serious consideration. 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 career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letters.

All applications should be submitted online through by October 30, 2019. For questions please contact Erin Blazick, AP HR Analyst, Department of Earth & Planetary Science;

The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The department is also interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., caring for children, the disabled, or the elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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