[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor position in remote sensing of Earth surface processes
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Nov 24 08:15:35 MST 2015
*Still accepting applications*
The University of Virginia College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Environmental Sciences invites applicants for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor position in remote sensing of Earth surface processes.
We seek candidates who are dedicated to our mission and passionate about
research and teaching in a world-class institution. Examples of research
areas that would strengthen and enhance our existing program include, but
are not limited to, the application of remote sensing to hydrological,
geomorphological, ecological, and atmospheric processes, especially as
related to land use, land surface, and climate change. Regardless of
research focus, we wish to hire an outstanding scientist who will thrive in
an interdisciplinary department.
In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors,
candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate
levels and provide service to the University, Department, and professional
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015. The anticipated
appointment start date will be August 25, 2016. Applicants must be on track
to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2016 and must hold a Ph.D.
at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will be expected to teach
an introductory course on remote sensing from a physical basis to
upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, along with a follow-on
class on remote sensing applications at a similar level.
To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs at UVa (
https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0617276 and
electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing
research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, sample
publications submitted as writing sample 1, and contact information for
Questions regarding the position should be directed to:
Todd Scanlon, tms2v at virginia.edu
Questions regarding the application process in JOBS at UVa should be directed
Rachel Short, rbs2n at virginia.edu, 434- 924-7763.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires
prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
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