[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Position in Soil Science/Geomorphology, Department of Geography and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Aug 7 10:43:22 MDT 2013

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Geography and Earth Science at the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse seeks a physical geographer with expertise in soil
science and/or geomorphology.  Application of GIS in physical geography is
desirable, including teaching and research with the department’s geospatial
technology, including terrestrial LIDAR.  Primary teaching responsibilities
include introductory physical geography/earth science and upper level
classes in geomorphology, soil morphology and genesis, geographic field
methods and/or in area of specialization.  Research specializations given
special consideration may include any of the following:  terrestrial and
airborne LIDAR applications, geoarchaeology and/or soil science. The
position is a full-time, tenure track appointment in Physical Geography, to
begin January or August 2014. PhD. in Geography, or related field, required
at time of appointment.

Applicants are expected to maintain an active research program in an
undergraduate setting, and be committed to high quality teaching.
 Secondary responsibilities include advising undergraduate students,
supervision of undergraduate research, and service to the department and

The Department of Geography and Earth Science values diversity and faculty
who bring diverse experiences to their teaching. The university, and the
college in which the Department is housed, provide strong research support
for faculty. UW-La Crosse is also a leader in the National Conference on
Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and actively promotes involvement by its
faculty in high quality undergraduate research.

Application should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of
research interests, teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching ability as
one document, and contact information for 3 references that includes names,
email addresses and phone numbers.  After a successful initial review,
transcripts may be requested.  Review of applications will begin October 1,
2013 and continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries may be sent to
Dr. Cynthia Berlin, Chair of Search and Screen Committee, Department of
Geography and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Voice
608-785-8333, e-mail cberlin at uwlax.edu (www.uwlax.edu/geography).

Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required.  For
additional information about this position and to apply, please visit

UW-La Crosse is an AA/EEO employer. Employment will require a criminal
background check.
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