Full-time chairs

fully appointed at, and paid for by UU
Dynamics of the Earth's mantleProf. dr. Wim Spakman
Electron microscopy and nanostructuresProf. dr. Martyn Drury
General geochemistryProf. dr. Jack Middelburg
Global Tectonics and PaleogeographyProf. dr. Douwe van Hinsbergen
Marine biogeochemistryProf. dr. ir. Caroline Slomp
PaleoclimatologyProf. dr. Lucas Lourens
PaleoceanographyProf. dr. Appy Sluijs
Paleomagnetism / MagnetostratigraphyProf. dr. Wout Krijgsman
PetrologyProf. dr. Paul Mason
Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said Chair
Quantitative water management
(of semi-arid environments)
Prof. dr. ing. Ruud Schotting
(salary not from endowment, but regular UU-budget)
SeismologyProf. dr. Jeannot Trampert
Structure and composition of Earth's deep interiorProf. dr. Arwen Deuss
Teaching and learning environment in Earth SciencesProf. dr. Hans de Bresser
Tectonics and sedimentary basinsProf. dr. Liviu Matenco

Part-time chairs

0.1 - 0.4 fte appointed at, and paid for by UUOther employer
Geothermal explorationProf. dr. Jan-Diederik van WeesTNO
Marine geologyProf. dr. Gert-Jan ReichartRoyal NIOZ
Molecular paleontologyProf. dr. ir. Stefan SchoutenRoyal NIOZ
Organic geochemistryProf. dr. ir. Jaap Sinninghe DamstéRoyal NIOZ
Porous media imaging techniquesProf. dr. Veerle CnuddeGhent University
Theoretical geochemistry and mineralogyProf. dr. Nora de LeeuwUniv. of Leeds
Vertebrate paleontologyProf. dr. Anne SchulpNaturalis

Chairs by special appointment (& unpaid chairs)

Marine palaeobiologyProf. dr. Henk BrinkhuisRoyal NIOZ
Marine ecosystem modellingProf. dr. Karline SoetaertRoyal NIOZ
Microbial and isotope biogeochemistryProf. dr. Helge NiemannRoyal NIOZ
Multiscale fluid-rock interactionsProf. dr. Fadi NaderIFPEN
Nutrient transport from land to sea (since Dec. 2020 continued as part-time chair supported by PBL)Prof. dr. ir. Lex BouwmanPBL
Quantitative microbial water safetyProf. dr. Jack SchijvenRIVM

Honorary chairs

Emeritus Distinguished Professor (Tectonics)Prof. dr. Sierd Cloetingh 
Emeritus Analysis and modeling of transport processes in porous mediaProf. dr. Hans van Duijn 


Retired and/or left