Geological Sciences, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-DoGS-APMODELER [#1591]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403-1272, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geology and Geophysics
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2012/07/23, updated 2012/07/09, listed until 2013/01/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Geological Sciences seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Earth Surface Process Modeling relevant to understanding how rock, soil, and water are transformed across the Earth’s surface by biotic, climatic, and tectonic forcing. We seek an individual who simulates physical, geochemical, and/or biological processes occurring in near-surface environments to investigate research topics such as weathering and critical zone evolution, low temperature mineral-fluid interactions, ecohydrology, carbon cycle geochemistry, terrestrial paleoclimate, landscape evolution, and geochronology. We encourage applicants who augment their modeling endeavors with data collection and observations. The successful candidate will use recent campus-wide investments in high performance computing and scientific programming and interface with the newly formed Environmental Science Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct a vigorous, externally funded research program and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a PhD at the time of appointment, a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a strong commitment to teaching. Applicants must apply at Academic Jobs Online http://academicjobsonline.org/adjo/jobs/1591 where they should upload: 1) an application cover letter; 2) a current curriculum vita; 3) a three-page statement of current and future research; and 4) a two-page teaching statement. When notified by email, candidates should arrange to have three to four letters of recommendation uploaded at the same Academic Jobs Online website. Further inquiries regarding this search should be send to: surfmodelsearch@gmail.com Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Position details: http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=about_us:employment The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://pages.uoregon.edu/dogsci/doku.php?id=about_us:employment
541-346-4573
 
Dept of Geological Sciences, 1272 University of Oregon,
Eugene, OR, 97403-1272

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