[ES_JOBS_NET] 2 Tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate/Full Professor positions in the geosciences, University of Virginia

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 02:25:43 MST 2018


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Position Type:

Teaching and Research Faculty  

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Candidate Profile  

Organization (Position Organization):

31795 AS-Environmental Sciences  


Department of Environmental Sciences  



Working Title:

Open Rank Tenure / Tenure-Track Faculty in Surface Process GeoSciences  

Anticipated Hiring Range:


Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery &
Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?


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The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Department of Environmental
Sciences invites applicants for two tenure-track Assistant or tenured
Associate/Full Professor positions in the geosciences, focusing on earth
surface processes. We wish to hire outstanding scientists who will thrive in
an interdisciplinary department with hydrologists, atmospheric scientists,
ecologists and geoscientists, and are passionate about research and

Surface processes in the geosciences covers a broad area of subspecialties
and environments, and may include physical, chemical, biological, and
human-caused phenomena. Examples of research areas that would strengthen and
enhance our existing program include, but are not limited to, fluvial
geomorphology, slope and upland processes, critical zone processes, coastal
systems, depositional systems (deltas, lakes, swamps), desert/arctic/alpine
environments, and geohistory. 

In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors,
candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate
levels, including the teaching of our undergraduate core course for majors
(EVSC 2800, Fundamentals of Geology), and provide service to the University,
Department and professional organizations. 

Candidates at the assistant professor level are expected to have a promising
research agenda, while those at the associate and full levels are expected
to have a nationally recognized publication record of innovative research. 

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017; however the position
will remain open until filled. The appointments begin with the fall term of
2018, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018. Applicants must be on
track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2018 and must hold a
PhD at the time of appointment. 

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs at UVa
(https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0621672 and
electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing
research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae and contact
information for three references. 

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS at UVa should be directed
Rachel Short, rbs2n at virginia.edu 

The University assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment
in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior
to making a final offer of employment. 

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.  

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents:

CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone  

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Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive

Tenure Status:

Tenure Track  


Open Rank  

Appointment Type:

Teaching and Research  

Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015)


Employment Conditions for Faculty

U.Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official
transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new
faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.  


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