Earth and Environmental Sciences
Researchers used a state-of-the-art climate model to successfully simulate—for the first time—the extreme warming of the Early Eocene Period, which scientists consider an analog for Earth’s future climate.
“We were surprised that the climate sensitivity increased as much as it did with increasing carbon dioxide levels,” Jiang Zhu
The Museum of Paleontology and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan are searching for a full-time tenure-track faculty candidate in the field of paleontology at the assistant professor/assistant curator level.
We seek applicants who have broad research and teaching interests within developing areas of evolutionary or environmental paleontology. We are especially interested in applicants investigating the invertebrate fossil record, although exceptional candidates with other areas of taxonomic expertise will be considered.
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan solicits applications and nominations for the position of Director of the University of Michigan Biological Station.
We seek an individual with a distinguished research record and credentials suitable for a tenured academic appointment as Professor in an LSA Department such as Ecology & Evolutionary Biology or Earth & Environmental Sciences.
Recent Years at Earth and Environmental Sciences
A selection of photographs taken by students, faculty, and staff of the University of Michigan's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research and to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences needs your support.