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University of Cambridge Lectureship in Earth Sciences

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We invite applications from creative and innovative candidates with research interests related to low-temperature geochemistry, particularly those working in areas related to one or more of the following: weathering processes, tectonics and climate, dynamic topography, diagenesis, low temperature mineral and fluid thermodynamics, bio-geochemistry, mineralization and carbon capture & storage.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in a relevant subject area and will be expected to develop a vigorous research programme at an international level.

The persons appointed will be expected to contribute to the Department’s undergraduate teaching at various levels, and to take part in field teaching. At elementary level they may be asked to help with teaching outside their field of specialisation. We welcome applications from persons with degrees in Earth Sciences or allied disciplines.

The successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the research activity of the Department leading to interaction with academic staff across several areas of the subject, to supervise research students and actively to seek external funds to support their research. The Department assists new academic staff as much as possible to establish their research in Cambridge. A wide range of geochemical analytical equipment is available including gas source mass-spectrometers in the Godwin Laboratories, new thermal ionisation and MC-ICP mass-spectrometers, electron microprobe, clean chemistry laboratories among the other facilities.

Please contact the Administrator (ab78@esc.cam.ac.uk) for further particulars and information about current research in the Department.

See also our website http://www.esc.cam.ac.uk

To apply, please submit electronic files of (a) a full curriculum vitae, (b) list of publications, (c) 1000 word statement of research interests and intended research direction, and of teaching experience, (d) name, address, telephone number and email of three referees and (e) completed CHRIS 6 application form (Parts 1 & 3 only) (downloadable from http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/) to reach the Administrator (admin@esc.cam.ac.uk) no later than Saturday 11 January, 2014.

Candidates are also requested to ask their referees to write direct to the Administrator (admin@esc.cam.ac.uk) by Saturday 11 January, 2014.

Please quote reference LB02185 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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