[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-stream faculty position in Hydrology and Water Resources at UNLV

Elisabeth Hausrath elisabeth.hausrath at unlv.edu
Thu Nov 9 17:21:47 MST 2017

*Tenure-stream faculty position in Hydrology and Water Resources *

Assistant or Associate Professor of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las

The UNLV Geoscience Department seeks to recruit an Assistant or Associate
Professor in the field of Hydrology and Water Resources.  The successful
applicant will have an active research program that complements existing
departmental and university research interests, leverages the critical
importance of water resources in the American West, and fosters student
participation.    The successful applicant will also exhibit a strong
commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The successful candidate is expected to develop (Assistant-level), or
expand upon (Associate-level) a rigorous, externally funded research
program and to supervise graduate students at both the master's and
doctoral levels.  Preference will be given to applicants with research
interests in one or more of the following sub-disciplines:
hydroclimatology; interactions among groundwater, surface water and
atmosphere; hydrogeochemistry; innovative means of characterizing water
resources; ecohydrology and geobiologic impacts on water resources.
Research approaches may include analytical, numerical, field, remote
sensing and/or experimental techniques.

The UNLV Geoscience department currently has 21 faculty, 200 undergraduate
students, and more than 50 MS/PhD students. The Department hosts laboratory
facilities including stable isotope, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology, fluid
inclusion, XRF/XRD, ICP-MS, soils, and electron microprobe/SEM labs.


Founded in 1957 <https://www.unlv.edu/about/history>, UNLV is a
doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and
3,000 faculty and staff <https://www.unlv.edu/about/glance/facts> that is
classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
as a research
university <https://www.unlv.edu/research> with high research activity.
UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs
<https://www.unlv.edu/academics/degrees> and is on a path to join the top
tier of national public research universities.

The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top
students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and
workforce <https://www.unlv.edu/campuslife/las-vegas>, driving economic
activity through increased research <https://www.unlv.edu/research>
and community
partnerships <https://www.unlv.edu/service/community-partners>, and
creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the
launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine <https://www.unlv.edu/medicine>.
UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in
Southern Nevada.   For more information, visit us on-line at:


The position requires a Ph.D. in an appropriate earth science discipline
from a regionally accredited college or university. Demonstrated teaching
experience is desirable.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position
is contingent upon funding.


Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
proposed research plans (five page limit), statement of teaching philosophy
and interests (two page limit), and contact information for at least five
referees. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and
experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred
qualifications because this information will be the basis for the initial
review of materials.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates'
materials will begin on January 10, 2018, and best consideration will be
gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be
addressed to Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath, Search Committee Chair, and submitted
via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with
UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702)
895-2894 or hrsearch at unlv.edu.

UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer
committed to excellence through diversity.

Dr. Elisabeth M. Hausrath
Associate Professor
Department of Geoscience
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
(702) 895-1134
Elisabeth.Hausrath at unlv.edu
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