The University of Washington, Seattle, seeks an outstanding scientist working at the forefront of planetary research in surfaces, atmospheres, or interiors of planets, exoplanets, or moons. The opening is for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth & Space Sciences. The new faculty member will be specialized in one or more of the following: geology, geomorphology, geochemistry, glaciology, or geophysics of planets and interactions with their atmospheres and oceans.

The new faculty member may focus on observations, experiments, and/or modeling. UW seeks a candidate that will contribute collaboratively within the department, college, and across campus, for example, the university’s Astrobiology Program or Virtual Planetary Laboratory.