[ES_JOBS_NET] University of Rhode Island, hiring in Water Resources.

Dawn Cardace dawn.cardace at gmail.com
Sun Oct 6 21:00:13 MDT 2013

Hello one and all,
Just a heads up that my department (Geosciences) at the University of
Rhode Island is part of a Water Resources search presently. Some info
below, but you can find more details at
....and feel free to get in touch with any questions!


Posting Number: 6001251
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Water Resources
Position Type: Faculty
Union: AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status: Academic Year/Full-time/Tenure-track/Permanent
Department: Interdisciplinary
Duties and Responsibilities: Review of applications will begin
immediately and will continue until position is filled.

The University of Rhode Island seeks to strengthen and expand our
focus area "Water and Water Resources". We invite applications for a
9-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to
conduct research, teaching, and service in the area of Water Resources
(Analysis and solutions to global and local challenges related to the
dynamically changing distribution, quantity, and quality of freshwater
water resources). The successful candidate will actively participate
in a collaborative, interdisciplinary research program in ("Water
Cluster") in hydrology, water quality, environmental geochemistry,
environmental engineering, natural resource policy, and Geographic
Information Systems and be involved in teaching interdisciplinary
courses. The anticipated start date is Fall 2014. An earlier start
date (Spring 2014) may be negotiable. The anticipated tenure
department is Geosciences (negotiable) where the new faculty will
collaborate with existing expertise in the areas of water quality, and
international water supply/treatment. Possible joint appointment(s)
are with the Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) and /or Natural
Resources Science (NRS).

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vibrant externally
funded research program, pursuing a variety of traditional and
non-traditional research funding sources; possess an enthusiasm for
diverse and innovative teaching including distance learning courses at
both the undergraduate and graduate levels; advise graduate and
undergraduate students; generate a scholarly publication record; and
participate in technical committees and outreach activities. The
candidate will make significant contributions to our ongoing
international education and research efforts that address societal
resilience to critical challenges of water security in the USA and
emerging economies.
Required Qualifications:

1) A Ph.D. (equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable) in Hydrology,
Hydrogeology, Water Resources, Geochemistry or a closely related field
by the time of application.

2) Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain a vibrant,
nationally/internationally recognized and externally-funded research

3) Demonstrated research expertise in one or more of the following
areas: (1) water resources security and development in North America
and/or emerging economies with emphasis on assessing exposure and
vulnerability to sea-level rise or salt water intrusion, (2) future
water availability and quality of water resources against the
background of a changing climate, human activity, and physiographic
factors, (3) development of sustainable adaptation and water resources
management strategies on different scales, (4) movement of chemical
and biological contaminants in the environment.

4) Demonstrated interest and potential for teaching excellence.

5) Demonstrated excellent English language communication skills.
Position Number:

Dawn Cardace, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
University of Rhode Island
Department of Geosciences
334 Woodward Hall
9 East Alumni Avenue
Kingston, RI 02881-2019
cardace at mail.uri.edu     Tel: 401.874.9384     Fax: 401.874.2190

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