[ES_JOBS_NET] 2 tenure track faculty positions Hydrogeology and Geomorphology

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Sep 24 13:51:36 MDT 2013



The Department of Geosciences at The
Pennsylvania State University invites applications for two tenure-track
positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the fields of Hydrogeology
Geomorphology. We seek colleagues who will continue strong legacies in
hydrologic sciences and geomorphology, contribute to highly active and
research programs in the Department and College through the development of
externally funded research programs, and teach undergraduate and
graduate courses in their discipline. Applicants must have a Ph.D.
in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment.

Professor of Hydrogeology: Candidates
who creatively use theoretical, observational, and/or experimental
to address fundamental problems in hydrosciences are encouraged to apply.
successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in several
campus-wide initiatives in water resources through the Penn State Institute
Energy and the Environment (http://www.psiee.psu.edu [1]) and the Earth and
Environmental Systems Institute (http://www.eesi.psu.edu [2]).

Assistant Professor of Geomorphology and
Landscape Dynamics: We are seeking candidates who conduct
innovative research on landscape dynamics at a range of temporal and spatial
scales in order to understand, for example, natural hazards, the evolution
Earth and planetary surfaces, and/or feedbacks between surface processes,
climate, and tectonics.

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
(further information is available at: http://www.geosc.psu.edu [3]).  The
Department and College also host research
centers with foci on climate, environment, energy, and policy, including the
Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory; the Earth System Science Center; the
Penn State Ice and Climate Research Center; the Riparia Center; and the
for Geomechanics, Geofluids, and Geohazards.
There are wide-ranging opportunities for collaboration in research and
education in the College’s Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering and
Energy Institute, and in departments within the Colleges of Engineering and
Agricultural Sciences.

should send a complete curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching
interests, and contact information for four references to: Search Committee
Chair (please specify Hydrogeology or Geomorphology), 503 Deike
Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802;
application materials can also be sent electronically to: search at psu.edu.
Appointment could begin as early as July 1,
2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
positions are filled.  For further
information or questions, please contact Stacie Hugney, slg9 at psu.edu.
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