Required – Ph.D. in earth sciences or a related field is required at the time of appointment.
About the Job
The Department of Earth Sciences in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities is soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in hydrology/hydrogeology at the assistant professor level. Exceptional candidates at the associate professor level will also be considered. This position will carry with it additional resources from the Gibson Endowed Fund for research activities over the first five years of the appointment.
Areas of research for this position could include physical, chemical, and/or biological aspects of hydrology or hydrogeology. Frontier topics of interest in this field include, among others, research at non-traditional spatial scales, grand challenges in water resource sustainability and security, novel measurement techniques and datasets, and links between the study of hydrological systems and subsurface geology, other portions of the earth system, and/or other disciplines, as well as other topics. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, attract external funding, and contribute to the instruction, research, and service efforts of the department. A Ph.D. in earth sciences or a related field is required at the time of appointment.
About the Department
The Department of Earth Sciences is a vibrant interdisciplinary department whose research ranges from geobiology to deep earth dynamics. Alongside our commitment to excellence in scholarship, we seek to further the University of Minnesota’s land-grant mission through developing ties with industry and/or governmental agencies that benefit the needs of our students, the state of Minnesota, and the broader community. The Department is in the N.H. Winchell School of Earth Sciences (http://www.esci.umn.edu/), which also includes the Institute for Rock Magnetism, the Limnological Research Center/National Lacustrine Core Facility/Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office, the Minnesota Geological Survey, the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, and the Polar Geospatial Center. Other affiliated research units at the University include the Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory and the Institute on the Environment. The appointee will have access to large-scale computing facilities (Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, Digital Technology Center) and the interdisciplinary Water Resources graduate program.
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach your application materials. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Activities” page and uploading documents there.
Required application materials must be submitted as a single PDF file in the area designated as ‘Resume’ and include:
The review of applications will begin October 14, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Prof. Jake Bailey ([email protected]).
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Tenure-Track Faculty (Hydrology/Hydrogeology)
University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, MN, US