Tenure-Track Faculty (Hydrogeology)

Penn State University

University Park, PA, US


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The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, PA invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of Hydrogeology, to be filled at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. We seek a creative colleague who will develop a vigorous externally-funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and demonstrate commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.

The Department of Geosciences is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and houses top-ranked research programs in environmental and climate sciences, geology, geophysics, and geochemistry. Water is an important component of the University Strategic Plan, and Penn State hosts several campus-wide initiatives in water resources through, for example, the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment (http://www.iee.psu.edu) and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (http://www.eesi.psu.edu).

Applications should be submitted online and include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research vision
  • Statement of teaching interests
  • Evidence, either woven through their application materials or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and an inclusive environment in their department/workplace
  • Names and contact information for four references

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geosciences or related field at the time of appointment. 

Appointment could begin as early as July 1, 2020. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Don Fisher, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected].





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