Department of Earth & Environment, Boston University

Position ID:BU-EE-ASTPRS [#6256]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Earth and Environmental Sciences
Appl Deadline:2015/11/10 finished (2015/09/18, finished 2016/05/15, listed until 2016/05/31)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in remote sensing, beginning on July 1, 2016. We seek candidates that build upon and expand our existing remote sensing group, which is focused in the optical domain. We welcome applicants with expertise in any domain of remote sensing, but encourage applications from candidates with expertise in active or passive microwave, InSAR, LiDAR, thermal, or hyperspectral remote sensing, including airborne remote sensing from aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicles. The scientific focus for this position is open, and includes any thematic area related to physical, chemical or biological function of the earth system, including processes in oceans, the atmosphere, or on land. We particularly welcome candidates whose expertise complements our growing program in climate change science. Opportunities exist for collaboration in many domains, including land change science, natural resource management, crustal and land surface processes, terrestrial ecology, hydrology, and marine sciences.

The successful applicant will be expected to supervise graduate research in Ph.D. programs, teach at all levels in the Earth & Environment curriculum, and maintain an externally funded research program. We seek applicants whose research complement strengths in the Department and around the University. For more information about the Department, see A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required.

Please apply online at, including a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three referees. Should you have questions about the position, please feel free to contact Mark Friedl, Search Committee Chair, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA 02215; email: Review of applications will begin on Nov 10, 2015. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any othercharacteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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685 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215

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