[Grad-postdoc-assn] Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Physical Geography -- Iowa State University

Paula Fisher paulad at ucar.edu
Tue Oct 7 12:13:46 MDT 2014

*Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Physical Geography *

*Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences*

*Iowa State University*

As part of a major interdisciplinary hiring initiative in the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences <http://las.iastate.edu/faculty-careers> at Iowa
State University <http://www.iastate.edu/> (ISU), a new joint initiative by
the Departments of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences
<http://www.ge-at.iastate.edu>; Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
<http://www.eeob.iastate.edu>; and Economics <http://www.econ.iastate.edu>
and the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
<http://www.jlmc.iastate.edu> aims to expand our capabilities for
fundamental research on sustainable environmental systems. Multiple new
hires in the field of Sustainability Science
are planned for the next 2-3 years and should expect to benefitfrom and
contribute to the interaction and collaboration among these and other

As part of this initiative, the Department of Geological and Atmospheric
Sciences <http://www.ge-at.iastate.edu/> invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position in physical geography at the assistant
professor level to begin in August of 2015. The selected candidate is
expected to establish a successful, externally funded research program. In
addition, this faculty member will teach at the undergraduate and graduate

Specifically, this person would examine interactions of physical components
across multiple scales and the role of spatial and temporal patterns and
processes as they relate to sustainable environmental systems.This person
would employ state-of-the-art computational approaches to studycomplex
geospatial relationships among biological, physical and social systems.
The new faculty will have the opportunity to join a synergistic focal group
in the area of SustainabilityScience that will serve to facilitate team
building and integrative research.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. All applications
must be submitted electronically at www.iastatejobs.com (search posting
number: 400011). Please be prepared to attach a letter of application,
including concise teaching and research statements, curriculumvitae, and
the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers of at
least three references.

The positions will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be
given to applications received by November 30, 2014. Iowa State University
is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

Iowa State University is an AAU-member comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie
Doctoral/Research Extensive University with an enrollment of over 33,000
students. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation's most
highly rated metropolitan areas of its size (
http://www.iastate.edu/about/ames.php) and is only 35 miles north of Des
Moines. ISU is committed to achieving inclusive excellence through a
diverse workforce and is dedicated to supporting work-life balance through
an array of flexible policies.

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