[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Position in Groundwater Hydrology, UC Riverside

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Oct 26 20:17:57 MDT 2015


Faculty Position



Position Description: The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at
the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure
track position in groundwater hydrology at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The position has 50% Instruction and Research and 50% Organized Research in
the Agricultural Experiment Station (http://cnas.ucr.edu/about/aes/), and
will be located in the Department of Environmental Sciences. Appointees in
this series are expected to conduct mission oriented, translational
research that has an ultimate goal of solving societal problems relevant to
the mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station. Salary is commensurate
with education and experience.

Research: The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized
program in groundwater hydrology or hydrogeology. The incumbent is expected
to have expertise in subsurface hydrology, including measurement and
modeling of groundwater flow, reactive transport modeling, and/or remote
sensing of groundwater. Research areas may include, but are not limited to,
local and regional-scale groundwater dynamics and groundwater quality;
surface water-groundwater interactions; the impact of climate change on
groundwater recharge, storage and use; or groundwater transport of

Teaching: The successful candidate is expected to be fully engaged in the
teaching mission of the department and university, including formal
classroom instruction in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in
Environmental Sciences and mentoring of M.S. and Ph.D. students. Teaching
responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in groundwater
hydrology and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty.

Application: A Ph.D. in groundwater hydrology, hydrogeology or related
field and a proven ability to conduct innovative hydrologic research are
required. Evaluation of applications will begin on January 6, 2016, but the
position will remain open until filled. Applications must include a vita,
statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for
at least 3 letters of recommendation. All application materials, including
contact information for letters of recommendation, must be submitted
through AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00442.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is
through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every
2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Jirka Simunek,
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside;
Jiri.Simunek at ucr.edu. For questions on application procedures and
requirements, please contact Margi Burnett; margi.burnett at ucr.edu.
Additional information about the Department of Environmental Sciences can
be found at: http://envisci.ucr.edu/.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse
undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing
routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation
college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action
Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of
excellence and diversity amount its faculty and staff. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.


James O. Sickman

Professor and Chair

Department of Environmental Sciences

University of California, Riverside

Room 2324 Geology

Riverside, California 92521

Office: (951) 827-4552

Fax: (951) 827-3993

E-mail: james.sickman at ucr.edu

URL: http://www.envisci.ucr.edu/faculty/sickman.html

Facility for Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (FIRMS):

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