Tenure-Track Hydrology Position

By , November 29, 2010 8:02 am

The Department of Geoscience is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialty in hydrogeology. The position is part of a significant university-wide initiative that seeks to build interdisciplinary expertise in water sustainability.

We seek an outstanding researcher and teacher with interests in groundwater, and who complements strengths in the Department and other campus organizations, such as IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering and the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research. Research involving field and laboratory studies of groundwater hydrology and water pollution will be considered a desirable quality. He/she is expected to develop an active, externally-funded program of research and to develop ties with other faculty in our department and across campus working in the environmental and hydrologic sciences and sustainability. In addition to attracting and mentoring graduate students, the successful applicant will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The appointment will begin August, 2011. A Ph.D. in geoscience or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Candidates must submit applications online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ (requisition #58210). Attachments to the application should include a letter of application and curriculum vitae. The letter of application should include: a statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching ability, and a statement that describes current and future research activities. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed to: Dr. Art Bettis, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 (Phone: 1-319-335-1831; e-mail: art-bettis@uiowa.edu).

Screening of applications begins November 30, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Bettis or Dr. Mark Reagan (Geoscience Department Chair; 319-335-1820; mark-reagan@uiowa.edu). The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.