Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/College of Engineering

Position ID:Cornell-EAS-COAST [#14655, WDR-00020678]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Earth Sciences and Engineering / Coastal Erosion, Coastal Geohazards, Coastal Geology, Coastal Uplift and Subsidence, Geological Record of Storms and Tsunamis, Geomorphology, Granular Flow, Inundation Responses to Storm surges or Rising Sea Levels, Sedimentology, Tectonic, Climatic, Atmospheric Processes
Appl Deadline:2019/11/20help popup (posted 2019/09/16)
Position Description:    

Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position in coastal geology, sedimentology, or coastal geohazards, with an emphasis on the response of coastal regions to tectonic, geodynamic, climatic, or atmospheric processes. We are particularly interested in candidates who use observational data, including but not limited to land- or shallow-marine-based field studies or remote sensing, in collaboration with experimental or computational approaches. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, sediment transport, the geological record of storms or tsunamis, inundation responses to storm surges or rising sea levels, coastal erosion, granular flow, landslides, geomorphology, and geodynamics of coastal uplift and subsidence.  

The successful candidate will interact with EAS programs in geological sciences and in atmospheric and ocean sciences, and contribute to teaching programs within EAS in geological sciences. The candidate will also have opportunities to interact with other research programs and units at Cornell including the Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City, and New York Sea Grant. The successful candidate will have access to a wide variety of campus facilities including the Paleontological Research Institute and the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing

Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research, and show promise for attracting external research support. The successful candidate will also be a committed educator, enthusiastic about teaching and supervising student research at all levels. We anticipate filling the position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.  Applicants should submit: a cover letter addressed to search committee chair, Dr. Katie Keranen; a curriculum vita; a research statement; a teaching statement; a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and complete contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted on-line at Academic Jobs Online. Inquiries only should be sent to keranen@cornell.edu. Review of applications will begin November 20, 2019.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 20, 2019.

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Further Info:
https://www.eas.cornell.edu/eas
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2122A Snee Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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