[ES_JOBS_NET] Two tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions in Hydrology

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Aug 15 20:24:05 MDT 2018

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) invites
applications for two tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions in
Hydrology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Civil
Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field at the time of
appointment. For the first position, we seek candidates with interests in
flow and transport in porous and fractured media, hyporheic zone studies,
vadose zone hydrology, hydrogeophysics, and/or hydrogeomechanics. For the
second position, in hydrochemistry, we seek candidates with interests in
aqueous geochemistry and isotope hydrology or contaminant hydrology. For
both positions, potential for excellence in teaching and research are the
most important qualifications. Responsibilities will include developing an
active program of extramurally funded research, supervising and supporting
M.S. and Ph.D. students, teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses,
and service to the Department, Institute, and at the national/international

NMT specializes in science and engineering education and research and has a
present enrollment of approximately 2200 undergraduate and graduate
students. The successful candidates will join the Earth and Environmental
Science Department, which consists of 16 faculty and about 50 undergraduate
and 70 graduate students. The department has strong programs in Hydrology,
Geophysics, Geology, and Geochemistry and has a history of
interdisciplinary research. Additional geoscience professionals on campus
include over 30 staff members of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and
Mineral Resources, plus faculty and researchers in the Petroleum Recovery
Research Center and the IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center. Analytical
facilities on campus include the stateof-the-art New Mexico Geochronology
Research Laboratory (40Ar/39Ar), a stable-isotope laboratory, electron
microprobe, XRD, ICP-MS systems for trace-element analysis (including a
laser-ablation ICP-MS), fission-track and cosmogenic isotope facilities,
and soil chemistry lab.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, statements of teaching
and research interests, one representative publication, and the names of
three references in a single pdf sent to Rosa Jaramillo (
nmtjobapps at npe.nmt.edu) and mark.person at nmt.edu. Review of applications
will begin October 1, 2018. Inquiries should be directed to Hydrology
search committee chair, Mark Person (mark.person at nmt.edu).

NMT is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can
learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect
for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. NMT is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

Benefits: Excellent benefits (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver,
and a generous retirement plan.

New Mexico Tech is aware of the challenges of dual-career couples, and
provides limited assistance to qualified individuals.

New Mexico Tech is located in Socorro, in the scenic Rio Grande River
Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque with its many
attractions, and 139 miles south of Santa Fe. Nearby mountains and desert
canyons provide opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain
biking. The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south
of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best
birding in the USA.
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