[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty position in Environmental Geosciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Dec 6 22:33:24 MST 2016

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From: Morgan Schaller <schall at rpi.edu>
Date: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 7:49 PM

Hi All -

We’re looking for an 'Environmental Geoscientist' here in Earth and
Environmental Sciences at RPI.  If anyone is interested in applying I am at
AGU all of next week and encourage you to contact me off list to discuss
the position and arrange a meeting.  The ad is for mid-rank position but
can be considered open rank depending on individual qualifications.  Please
see the advert below.

Morgan Schaller
Assistant Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Associate or Full Professor in Environmental Geosciences

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Troy, New York 12180-3590

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute invites applications for the position of Associate or Full
Professor in Environmental Geosciences, with emphasis on individuals with
research interests in the areas of environmental geochemistry,
hydrogeology, environmental remote or local sensing, global climate
science/modeling (paleo or future), environmental data analysis, or
environmental field-imaging visualization.

The successful candidate will have duties that include teaching graduate
and undergraduate courses in the Department of Earth & Environmental
Sciences, fulfilling the duties of the Director of the Environmental
Sciences undergraduate program, developing and maintaining robust programs
of research and scholarship, and providing service to the department, the
School of Science, and to Rensselaer.

Rensselaer has recently initiated several bold, new initiatives; the
successful candidate should interface with one or more of these areas.
Examples of these include the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and
Applications (IDEA; http://idea.rpi.edu), the Darrin Fresh Water Institute
(DFWI), a comprehensive freshwater ecological field station and
Institute-wide research effort that hosts The Jefferson Project at Lake
George (http://jeffersonproject.rpi.edu). In addition, the Institute is
conceptualizing a new, broader initiative that will bring together research
and education activities in water, environment, ecology, and sustainability.

The successful candidate will have a PhD degree or foreign degree
equivalent in geoscience or related discipline, along with the ability to
demonstrate, through accomplishments achieved over a postgraduate academic
career of seven or more years, an international reputation and record of
excellence in scholarship, along with a sustained level of high quality
educational activities including teaching and advising, and a significant
level of professional service.

To apply, applicants must submit as single pdf document a curriculum vitae,
a statement of research accomplishments and goals, a description of
teaching interests, and a list of four professional references to: E&ES
Faculty Search, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590; Email:
spearf at rpi.edu (electronic submissions are preferred). Up to four select
publications may be sent as separate files. Consideration of candidates
will begin upon receipt of application. The nominal deadline for
application is midnight, December 24th but recruiting will continue until
the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at GSA and
AGU in Fall 2016.

*We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical,
gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus
communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.*
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