Full-time chairs

Dynamics of the Earth's mantle prof.dr. Wim Spakman
Earth materials and deformation prof.dr. Chris Spiers
Electronmicroscopy and nanostructures prof.dr. Martyn Drury
General geochemistry prof.dr. Jack Middelburg
Hydrogeology Majid Hassanizadeh
Global Tectonics and Paleogeography prof.dr. Douwe van Hinsbergen
Magnetostratigraphy prof.dr. Wout Krijgsman
Marine biogeochemistry Caroline Slomp
Paleoclimatology prof.dr. Lucas Lourens
Paleoceanography prof.dr. Appy Sluijs
Paleomagnetism prof.dr. Wout Krijgsman
Petrology prof.dr. Paul Mason
Quantitative water management
of semi-arid environments Ruud Schotting (Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said Chair)
Seismology prof.dr. Jeannot Trampert
Structure and composition of Earth's deep interior prof. dr. Arwen Deuss
Teaching and learning environment in Earth Sciences prof.dr. Hans de Bresser
Tectonics and sedimentary basins prof.dr. Liviu Matenco
Distinguished University Professor prof.dr. Sierd Cloetingh

Part-time chairs (main employer)

Geothermal exploration prof.dr. Jan-Diederik van Wees (TNO)
Marine geology prof.dr. Gert-Jan Reichart (Royal NIOZ)
Marine palaeobiology prof.dr. Henk Brinkhuis (Royal NIOZ)
Molecular paleontology Stefan Schouten (Royal NIOZ)
Organic geochemistry Jaap Sinninghe Damsté (Royal NIOZ)
Theoretical geochemistry and mineralogy prof.dr. Nora de Leeuw (Cardiff University)
Vertebrate paleontology prof.dr. Jelle Reumer

Extraordinary chairs (main employer)

Analysis and modeling of transport processes in porous media prof.dr. Hans van Duijn  
Marine Ecosystem Modelling prof.dr. Karline Soetaert (Royal NIOZ)
Nutrient transport from land to sea Lex Bouwman (PBL)
Quantitative microbial water safety prof.dr. Jack Schijven (RIVM)


Retired and/or left

  • prof.dr. C.G. Langereis, paleomagnetism
  • prof.dr. F. Roure, architecture, thermicity and resources of sedimentary basins and orogens
  • prof.dr. J. de Jager, regional and petroleum geology
  • prof.dr. G.J. de Lange, marine geochemistry and chemical oceanography
  • prof.dr. P.L. de Boer, sedimentology
  • prof.dr. M.J.R. Wortel, tectonophysics
  • prof.dr. R.L.M. Vissers, orogenesis and lithospheric extension
  • prof.dr. P.S.J. Van Cappellen, geochemistry
  • prof.dr. E. Jansma, dendrochronology & palaeoecology (transferred in 2011 to department of Physical Geography)
  • prof.dr. M. Hale, economic geology
  • prof.dr. R.D. van der Hilst, computational seismology 
  • prof.dr. G.J. van der Zwaan, biogeology
  • prof.dr. J.W. de Leeuw, organic geochemistry
  • prof.dr. C.J. van der Zwan, applied stratigrafic prediction
  • prof.dr. S.H. White, structural geology
  • prof.dr. Th.E. Wong, sedimentary geology of NL
  • prof.dr. B.H.W.S. de Jong, petrology
  • prof.dr. J.E. Meulenkamp, stratigraphy/paleontology
  • prof.dr. J.C. Mondt, applied geophysics
  • prof.dr. H.A.J. Oonk, thermodynamics
  • prof.dr. R.K. Snieder, seismology
  • prof.dr. C.H. van der Weijden, marine & hydrogeochemistry
  • prof.dr. R.D. Schuiling, geochemistry  
  • prof.dr. H.N.A. Priem, planetary geology
  • prof.dr. J.D.A. Zijderveld, paleomagnetism
  • prof.dr. K. Helbig, exploration geophysics 
  • prof.dr. G. Nolet, seismology
  • prof.dr. H. Das, radiochemistry
  • prof.dr. D. Eisma, sedimentary geology