[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant or Associate Professor, Hydrology

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sat Dec 16 22:13:22 MST 2017

Date:    Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:29:54 -0500
From:    =?windows-1252?Q?Bradley_Cardinale?= <bradcard at UMICH.EDU>
Subject: Assistant or Associate Professor, Hydrology

Assistant or Associate Professor of Hydrology
School for Environment and Sustainability
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

The new School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the Universit=
of Michigan is seeking applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-
track Assistant/Associate Professor in the field of Hydrology. We are=20
flexible with regard to areas of specialization, and seek the very best=20=

scholar with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in any=20
aspect of freshwater hydrology. However, examples of sub-disciplines that=
are of interest to the school include: ecohydrology, agrohydrolgy,=20
hydroclimatology, hydrogeochemistry, and hydrogeology. Candidates from=20=

underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Hydrology or a closely related field.=20
Those at the assistant level must have a strong record of scholarly=20
publication, evidence of teaching potential in a multidisciplinary=20
setting, as well as activities demonstrating a potential for and/or=20
trajectory towards national and international recognition. Those at the=20=

associate level are expected to have demonstrated teaching experience in =
multidisciplinary setting, and a publication record and activities that=20=

reflect accomplishments as a nationally and internationally recognized=20=

scholar. Importantly, we are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated=20=

history of using their research to help solve real-world sustainability=20=

problems. Therefore, candidates should have some evidence of engaging=20
stakeholders in their work, and evidence of collaboration across=20
disciplinary boundaries to develop implementable solutions to=20
sustainability challenges.=20=20

This position is part of a suite of six new faculty hires at SEAS=20
including: data science for sustainable development; energy systems;=20
geovisualization; hydrology; water policy, politics and planning; and=20
spatial systems/coupled natural and human systems. For more detail, pleas=
visit: http://seas.umich.edu/employment=20

SEAS's mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth's resource=
and address global sustainability challenges at the intersection of=20
environment and society through research, teaching, and civic engagement.=
The faculty of the School is diverse, with natural scientists, social=20
scientists, engineers, and designers working together in an integrative=20=

setting. Set within a major research university, SEAS leads=20
interdisciplinary research, education, and engagement on sustainability=20=

and catalyzes cross-campus collaboration at the University of Michigan.=20=

The School focuses on key cross-cutting sustainability themes, including=20=

climate and energy; water; food, land use, and agriculture; conservation=20=

and restoration; and cities, the built environment, and mobility.

The School offers a Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environment and a=20
professional M.S. degree in six fields of study: conservation ecology;=20=

environmental informatics; sustainable systems; environmental policy and=20=

planning; behavior, education and communication; and environmental=20
justice. The School also offers a Master=92s degree in Landscape=20
Architecture (M.L.A.). The student body includes over 350 M.S./M.L.A. and=
60 doctoral students. SEAS also participates in multiple cross-campus=20
degree programs, including an undergraduate Program in the Environment,=20=

dual degrees with the Schools of Architecture and Urban Planning,=20
Business, Engineering, Law, Public Health and Public Policy, and offers=20=

several graduate certificate programs. Additional information about the=20=

School can be found at www.seas.umich.edu.
All SEAS faculty are expected to: 1) develop an internationally recognize=
research program that addresses a pressing sustainability challenge; 2)=20=

attract external funding; 3) support SEAS's teaching programs at graduate=
and undergraduate levels, including mentoring and supervising doctoral an=
master's students; and 4) contribute to the stewardship of the School, th=
University and relevant professions through service, collaboration, and=20=

engagement with real-world stakeholders.=20=20

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and will continue=20
until the position is filled. SEAS hopes to appoint a faculty member to=20=

this position to begin in Fall 2018.=20

To apply, candidates should submit: (1) a one-page cover letter; (2) a=20=

curriculum vitae; (3) research and teaching statements; (4) a one-page=20=

statement on how the candidate contributes to diversity efforts; (5)=20
copies of three important publications; and (6) three letters of=20
recommendation for assistant professor candidates. Senior candidates can=20=

substitute names and contact information for three potential letter=20
writers. All materials should be uploaded as a single PDF file at=20
y.  Inquiries about the position can be addressed to search-staff-
2018 at umich.edu

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action=20
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