[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty position in Climate Change or Water Cycle Research, University of Michigan
christin at ucar.edu
Tue Jun 3 09:33:58 MDT 2014
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty position in Climate Change or Water Cycle Research
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of
Michigan is searching for a tenure-track faculty candidate, at the
assistant professor level, in either Climate Change or Water Cycle
Research, for a university-year appointment starting September 1, 2015.
*Climate Change:* We seek applicants who investigate Earth's climate
system in order to understand processes and impacts of climate change.
Candidates whose research focuses on the history of climate change or
issues of societal interest are especially encouraged to apply. Areas of
expertise may include but are not limited to: (i) paleoclimate; (ii)
paleoceanography; and (iii) modern climate processes and impacts.
*Water Cycle:* We seek applicants who investigate water cycling and/or
aqueous interactions through the atmosphere, at the Earth's surface, in
groundwater and during environmental processes. Candidates whose
research has implications for the sustainability of water resources are
especially encouraged to apply. Areas of expertise may include but are
not limited to: (i) large-scale hydrological cycling; (ii) physical and
chemical surface and groundwater hydrology; (iii) catchment hydrology
and fluvial geomorphology; and (iv) nanoparticles in the aqueous
The Department will consider outstanding applicants in either area who
use any technique applied to any time scale and environment. The
successful candidate is expected to establish a leading research program
and contribute to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Applicants
must have a PhD and should submit a CV, statement of current and future
research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience,
evidence of teaching excellence, and names of at least four persons who
can provide letters of recommendation.
Further information about the Department and this search can be found
To apply please go to
http://www.earth.lsa.umich.edu/facultysearch/newapplicant, complete the
online form and upload the required application documents as a single
PDF file. If you have any questions or comments, please send an email
message to wlmailhtml: Michigan-Earth-Search at umich.edu
<mailto:Michigan-Earth-Search at umich.edu>.
The application deadline is *August 1, 2014* for full consideration, but
applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is
supportive of the needs of dual career couples. The University of
Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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