[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Prof of Hydrogeology, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Shannon Dulin shannonann42 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 14:00:49 MDT 2017

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: Mewbourne College of Earth and
Energy: ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics

Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology

*Location: *Norman, OK

The University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track
hydrogeology faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. We are
seeking applications from a broad range of hydrogeology experiences,
including hydrogeochemistry and hydrogeophysics. This new position will
complement the ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics’ existing
strengths in petroleum, geophysical, and geochemical research while also
diversifying research and career options for our students with
non-petroleum interests. We seek an innovative colleague who will teach and
mentor undergraduates and graduate students at the M.S. and Ph.D. level. We
expect the successful applicant to develop a strong research and teaching
program that includes a substantial field component and integrates local,
regional, national, and international issues. The candidate should have an
interest and ability to develop into an excellent teacher; the candidate
will teach 3 courses per year, including a hydrogeology course and a
graduate course in the applicant’s area of expertise. The candidate may
also participate in our summer field course.

Salary, benefits, and start-up funds will be competitive and commensurate
with experience. The ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics has a
large, vibrant faculty with a broad range of research activities from
fundamental to applied science and strong ties to the petroleum industry.
The student body currently includes 125 undergraduates and 100 M.S. and
Ph.D. students. The University of Oklahoma employs many faculty with water
research programs in different departments across campus and has developed
several active initiatives focused on water monitoring, conservation,
remediation, and management (e.g., OU WaTER Center
<http://www.ou.edu/coe/centers/water.html>, Hydrometeorology and Remote
Sensing Laboratory <http://hydro.ou.edu/>, Oklahoma Water Survey
<http://oklahomawatersurvey.org/>, Oklahoma Geological Survey Hydrogeology
Lab <http://kylemurray.oucreate.com/>, Water-Energy-Food Institute (WEFI)
<http://wefi.dges.ou.edu/>, the Neeson Lab <http://neesonlab.oucreate.com/>,
and Center for Restoration of Ecosystems and Watersheds
<http://www.ou.edu/coe/centers/crew.html>). This environment will provide
the successful applicant with many opportunities for collaboration both
within the College of Earth and Energy and the broader University community.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public
research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and
community engagement.  In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever
to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars. The
277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in
the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a
culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With
outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a
perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit
http://soonerway.ou.edu for more information.


The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, have
a demonstrated research record, and strong potential to acquire externally
derived funding.


Review of applications will begin immediately, with on-campus interviews
taking place in November 2017. The anticipated start date is August 2018.
The position will remain open until filled. Members of the search committee
will be available for in-person meetings during the 2017 GSA Annual Meeting
in Seattle, WA.

Please email ouhydrogeologysearchchair at ou.edu to schedule a meeting.
Applicants are encouraged to apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/44170 and
submit their cover letter, vitae/resume, statements of teaching and
research, and a list of four references with names, e-mail addresses, and
mailing addresses. Questions or requests for information may be addressed
to the Chair of the Hydrogeology Search Committee, Dr. Shannon Dulin, at
405-325-3253 or ou.hydrogeologysearchchair at ou.edu.
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