[ES_JOBS_NET] Ecohydrologist - Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Feb 21 10:55:27 MST 2014
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science at the
University of Nevada Reno (www.cabnr.unr.edu/nres) seeks an
at the Assistant Professor level to conduct research, teach
and graduate courses, and to provide outreach in Ecohydrology, which
involves the interactions and associated feedbacks between ecological
systems and the hydrologic cycle. The Department is very
with faculty having expertise and research interests in the areas of
hydrology, limnology, plant sciences, forestry, soil science,
science, landscape ecology, and wildlife science. The Department
a Master's of Science program and offers doctoral degrees through three
interdisciplinary programs managed by the University of Nevada,
the Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences (www.hydro.unr.edu), a
collaborative effort between UNR and the Desert Research Institute that
offers excellent opportunities for teaching and research. In addition,
Department has developed and offers the only undergraduate Bachelor of
Science degree in Ecohydrology in the nation
(www.ag.unr.edu/nres/bs_ecohydrology.aspx). The desired candidate is
expected to collaborate broadly across the Department, the College of
Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources, the University, and
Federal, State, and local agencies, and will play a fundamental role in
Ecohydrology undergraduate major.
Successful applicants are expected to:
· establish a nationally-recognized, competitive research program
in the broad area of Ecohydrology
· publish in peer-reviewed journals
· obtain extramural grant support
· teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Ecohydrology and
introductory hydrology that are required for Departmental and
interdisciplinary academic programs
· teach additional courses within their area of specialization
· advise undergraduate and graduate students in the Department and
in appropriate interdisciplinary graduate programs; and
· provide outreach research, education, and leadership to academic,
State, professional, and public stakeholders
The position is expected to be filled as a 9-month tenure track position
the Assistant Professor level. A start date of August 1, 2014 is
but can be negotiated.
*Required qualifications*: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hydrology,
ecology, or a related field in the natural sciences or engineering, have
strong quantitative skills, and a record of scholarly activity in the
of publications and grants in the field of ecohydrology.
*Preferred qualifications*: Postdoctoral or supervisory experience with
students at graduate and undergraduate levels.
*To apply*: Submit (1) a cover letter of application; (2) a curriculum
vitae; (3) a statement of research interests; (4) a statement of
interests and philosophy; and (5) contact information for three
In their application package candidates should articulate the following
· An interest in collaborating broadly across disciplines and
University academic units to explore questions relating to Ecohydrology.
· Ability to establish a strong research program that could include
experimental, field-based and/or modeling approaches.
· Research and teaching experience related to Ecohydrology.
Applications received by April 9, 2014 will receive full consideration.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences has over
undergraduates, 55 graduate students, 19 full-time faculty and an annual
average of $3 million in awards from state, regional and national
competitions. Reno is located on the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada
Mountains near Lake Tahoe and was recently rated one of the best small
cities in the US for outdoor recreation and overall quality of life.
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability,
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. Women and
groups are encouraged to apply.
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