[ES_JOBS_NET] Asst Professor, Remote Sensing, CO School of Mines

Becca Barnes becca.barnes at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 16:31:03 MDT 2017

The Department of Geophysics at Colorado School of Mines has an opening for
a remote-sensing specialist at the tenure-track, Assistant Professor
level.  We invite candidates with expertise in any of the optical and
microwave remote sensing areas, and with specialization in one or more of
the following: (1) developing instrumentation to collect remote sensing
data using novel sensors deployed using airborne and space-borne platforms;
(2) developing computational and signal processing techniques for remote
sensing data; (3) integrating large and diverse remote sensing datasets
using data analytics, machine learning, and high-performance computing. The
successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s strategic growth
plans in one or more areas, which include natural resources, geohazards,
water system analysis, food production, infrastructure monitoring, and
climate change.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach geophysics courses at
the undergraduate and the graduate levels, and to establish an externally
funded research program that supports graduate student research. The
successful candidate must have an interest in developing collaborative,
cross-disciplinary research across the Mines campus and with nearby
research centers (e.g., USGS, NREL, NCAR, NOAA).

By the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have earned a
doctoral degree in geophysics or a closely related discipline. The
successful candidate must have the potential to perform as an effective
instructor and an ability to mentor graduate students. The candidate must
conduct high-impact, cross-disciplinary research with potential for a
strong and growing publication record.

The Geophysics Department has 10 tenured/tenure-track faculty,
approximately 100 undergraduate students, and over 70 graduate students.
The Department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. in Geophysical Engineering
and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Geophysics and in Geophysical Engineering.
More information about Mines and the Geophysics Department can be found at
www.mines.edu and geophysics.mines.edu. For further information about the
position or the Department vision, please contact Prof. John Bradford
(Department Head) at jbradford at mines.edu or Prof. Brandon Dugan (search
chair) at dugan at mines.edu.

Applicants are asked to complete an online application (personal
information, demographic information, names and contact information for
three professional references from whom letters may be subsequently
requested, veteran status) and upload a letter of application including
preferred start date, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum
vitae. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Evaluation of candidates will begin in November 2017 and continue until the
position is filled. The desired start date is August 2018.

*Rebecca T. Barnes, PhD*
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Environmental Program
Colorado College
14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
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