Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Marine Geosciences, Tucson, USA

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona, USA, seeks a creative scientist with interests in modern marine processes and applications to the geological record.


The candidate is expected to serve in a leadership role supervising research activities at the Biosphere 2 ocean, a unique experimental facility for understanding geological, biological and oceanographic processes in a controlled environment and testing future oceanographic technologies, and to provide intellectual direction for future research applications across all disciplines in the B2 ocean.

The candidate is also expected to be an active member of the Geosciences Department, with a vigorous research agenda in any aspect of marine geosciences, including but not limited to biogeochemical processes, paleoclimatology, paleobiology, coral reef research, marine sedimentary systems and marine mineral chemistry.

The successful candidate will have access to the world-class instrumental/analytical facilities available in the Geosciences Department. We are particularly eager to identify candidates with interests in collaborating with other members of the Geosciences Department. The department seeks faculty who promote diversity in research, education and outreach, and who have experience with a variety of collaborative, teaching and curricular perspectives.


The position is open to applicants at any rank. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses related to marine geosciences.


More information and details of the application process are available at

Evaluation of applications for both positions will begin 2 January 2018 and will continue until filled.

Further information

Inquiries about the position should be sent to Dr. Andrew Cohen, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..