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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HYDROGEOLOGY

Requisition # 71638

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, September 18th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Earth and Environmental Sciences

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at the University of Iowa (www.clas.uiowa.edu/ees) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with interdisciplinary interests in the broad field of hydrogeology. We seek an outstanding researcher with expertise in, but not limited to, physical hydrogeology, groundwater and shallow subsurface flow, surface/ground water interaction, fluid flow through rocks, geothermal energy, reactive and/or contaminant transport, or environmental hydrogeology who best complements current strengths in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department. The candidate is expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and teach introductory geology courses as well as upper division and graduate courses in hydrogeology and related fields.  The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement detailing current and future research activities, a statement of teaching interest, and contact information for three referees. Referees will receive directions by e-mail regarding the electronic submission of letters. Review of applications begins November 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The position start date is August 15, 2018.

Education Requirement:

A Ph.D. in geological sciences or a related field is required by the time of appointment.

Required Qualifications:

Has conducted research in the broad field of hydrogeology and has published in peer-reviewed journals.  Has post-secondary teaching experience.

Desirable Qualifications:

Has a strong record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and books - Has taught complete courses at the University level – Has experience with writing competitive grant proposals - Has experience mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate level - Has conducted research involving field and laboratory studies of physical hydrogeology, groundwater and shallow subsurface flow, surface/ground water interaction, fluid flow through rocks, geothermal energy, reactive and/or contaminant transport, and/or environmental hydrogeology - Complements strengths in Earth & Environmental Sciences and other UI departments and organizations - Has ability to work across disciplines - Post-doctoral experience


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
A statement detailing current and future research
A statement of teaching interest
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Jeffrey A Dorale - jeffrey-dorale@uiowa.edu
Clas-Earth & Environmental Sci
TROWBRIDGE HALL
123 CAPITOL ST N
35A TH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/ees/



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