Open Positions



Tenure Track Faculty Position beginning 2023/2024 Academic Year


The Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science at Miami University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2023. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment. The successful applicant will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise student research at the undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. levels, initiate and maintain a vigorous, externally-funded research program, and provide service to the university.

We seek a candidate who is undertaking significant research in mineralogy. The particular research emphasis should contribute to our programs in both Geology and Environmental Earth Science, and should complement current program strengths indicated below.

The successful applicant will join an active department that consists of 14 faculty members, 3 research/technical staff members, and approximately 150 undergraduate and 30 graduate students. The department maintains active research programs in geobiology, geomicrobiology, geomorphology, geophysics, hydrogeology, igneous petrology, isotope geochemistry, mineralogy, paleoclimatology, paleontology, planetary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, and volcanology. The department is housed in a recently renovated building with state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities in support of the above. Please visit for additional information.

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to Letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of application. Inquiries can be directed to Cathy Edwards at Review of applications will begin on September 12, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

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