[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor - Landscape Dynamics/Active Tectonics UNCW

Narcisa Pricope npricope at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 09:10:37 MDT 2017

Can you please post this job announcement in the Earth and Ocean Sciences
Department at UNC Wilmington?

Position Title: Assistant Professor - Landscape Dynamics/Active Tectonics
Department: Earth and Ocean Sciences - 32341
Vacancy Number: 16F-146
Position Number: 1540
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position:
The Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of North
Carolina Wilmington (http://www.uncw.edu/earsci) invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Landscape Dynamics/Active
Tectonics to begin August 2018. We seek an individual who has expertise in
the interactions between landscape evolution, tectonics, and climate using
a quantitative field-based approach and state-of-the-art techniques.

Minimum Requirements:
A Ph.D. in geology, geoscience, or a related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate: 1) will be committed to exceptional teaching at
the introductory level (e.g., physical and historical geology, natural
disasters, environmental geology), including oversight of laboratory
sections, and will teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses
(e.g., structural geology, field course in geology, techniques in applied
geology, tectonics, tectonic geomorphology, advanced/applied GIS); 2)
support our B.S. and B.A. undergraduate degree programs in Geography,
Geology, Geoscience, and Oceanography, as well as our M.S. Geoscience
graduate program, by advising majors and by actively recruiting and
mentoring students; and 3) establish and maintain a vigorous research
program with significant field and quantitative components that involves
both undergraduate and graduate students, and complements and interfaces
with our emerging directions and strengths in crustal dynamics, tectonics
of orogenic systems, climate/paleoclimate studies, coastal and volcanic
processes/hazards, and water resources.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences offers the following degrees:
B.S. in geology and oceanography, M.S. and B.A. in geosciences, B.A. in
geography, and a Graduate Certificate in GIS. UNCW maintains a wide range
of research laboratories on the main campus and at the Center for Marine

College/School Information:
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for
the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate
students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our
research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and
sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in
Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal
university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching
and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly
16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff
and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at
the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine
biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is
consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and
affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s
Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the
2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for
the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions
dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and
learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified
persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected
veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to

Applicant Instructions:
To apply, complete the online application at http://jobs.uncw.edu. A letter
of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, a
curriculum vitae, copies of all academic transcripts, and contact
information including e-mail addresses for three professional references
should be uploaded as MS Word or PDF files. For questions about the
position contact search committee chair Dr. Todd LaMaskin. For questions
about the online application process contact UNCW Human Resources at
910.962.3160. Priority consideration will be given to applications received
by December 1, 2017 but applications will be accepted until the position is

Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 10/16/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 12/01/2017
Priority Consideration Information: Priority consideration will be given to
applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. Todd LaMaskin (lamaskint at uncw.edu)
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