[ES_JOBS_NET] tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Earth Surface Processes, UC SANTA BARBARA

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Thu Oct 13 16:35:50 MDT 2016



The Department of Earth Science at the University of California, Santa 
Barbara, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor 
position in Earth Surface Processes, starting July 1, 2017. We seek an 
innovative Earth Scientist who investigates aspects of Earth-surface 
dynamics and evolution. Areas of specialty might include (but are not 
limited to) interactions of tectonic, fluvial, glacial, and/or coastal 
systems with landscapes; research on changing surface environments and 
their causes in modern or ancient systems; or surface response to 
climate change or anthropogenic forcing. We seek candidates who 
complement our existing research strengths in geomorphology, active 
tectonics, sedimentology, thermochronology and structural geology. 
Preference will be given to those who creatively combine field, 
laboratory, and numerical investigations. The successful candidate is 
expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and 
to advise graduate and undergraduate students. A Ph.D. or an equivalent 
degree is required at the time of appointment. This position is part of 
a UCSB cluster hire in Earth surface 

Applications should include a cover letter, a description of research 
interests describing potential to support the goals of the cluster hire, 
a description of teaching interests including ability to contribute to 
Departmental and interdisciplinary programs, a curriculum vitae, a 
statement describing commitment to diversity, and the contact 
information of at least four references. Applicants should request four 
referees to send letters of evaluation. Applications completed 
by*October 31st, 2016*will receive fullest consideration, but each 
department will continue reviewing applicant files until that position 
is filled.

General questions should be directed toearthsurfacecluster at eri.ucsb.edu 
<mailto:earthsurfacecluster at eri.ucsb.edu>. To be considered for the 
position, apply electronically at:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00769

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute 
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through 
research, teaching and service.

*/The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative 
Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration 
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, 
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law./*

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