Open Rank Tenure Track position in Climate Change and Hydrologic Extremes

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN, USA 🇺🇸

Position Details

Appointment StatusTenure
DepartmentIU Bloomington Geography
Position SummaryThe Department of Geography ( at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applications for a tenure position at the level of Associate or Full Professor to begin in the fall of 2023. We seek an individual with expertise in climate change with a focus on hydrologic extremes who is committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research spans multiple spatial and temporal scales to examine how climate change affects the timing and intensity of storms, floods, droughts, and heat waves. Interest in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations is strongly supported and encouraged. Applications are welcome from candidates who conduct research that uses a diverse set of methods, tools, and approaches, including combinations of field-based studies, remote sensing, laboratory experiments, and/or modeling. We value research, teaching, and service that intersects with issues of environmental justice and/or diversity and inclusivity in climate science and geography. Successful applicants will have a strong record of research productivity and external funding. We are especially interested in applicants with a strong commitment to mentoring, teaching, or outreach to people from diverse backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ+) and an interest in contributing to the Department of Geography’s curricular offerings, and research portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Applicants should apply online at, including a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s contributions toward research and teaching; CV; a statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; and names for three references who could provide letters of recommendation upon request. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Queries can be sent to Dr. Justin Maxwell ( University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously
Basic QualificationsWhile the preferred appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, advanced Assistant Professors with comparable records of accomplishment will also be considered. Candidates will have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline including geography (preferred), hydrology, climate science, or closely related earth/environmental sciences. Candidates will have established a strong record of publication and external funding in their field. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a rigorous, nationally or internationally recognized research program.
Department Contact for QuestionsProfessor Justin Maxwell
Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date03/31/2023
Expected Start Date08/01/2023
OAA #IU-100267-2023

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
  4. Diversity Statement

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