Dear Colleagues,

The department of geological sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure track position in the broad field of surface processes and hydrology.  See below for the ad. Review of applications begins Nov. 1.  Please do not hesitate to contact me or the search chair with any questions.


Doug Edmonds



The Department of Geological Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in hydrology or surface processes at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants’ areas of research expertise may include, but are not limited to: fluid processes within the critical zone, surface and groundwater flow, catchment-scale hydrology, landscape evolution, physical surface processes on earth and other planets, tectonic geomorphology, computational modeling in any of these fields and the study of their connections to global climate. We seek individuals whose research complements one or more of our strengths in sedimentation and stratigraphy, near-surface processes and environmental geosciences, geophysics and tectonics, geochemistry, and atmospheric sciences. Our departmental research and teaching resources include a premiere Geologic Field Station and the instrumentedWillow Creek Watershed in Montana, extensive analytical instrumentation, GIS and remote sensing facilities, coupled with exceptional campus infrastructure for high performance computing, and engagement with the Integrated Program for the Environment. Successful candidates, who must hold a PhD degree by the time of appointment, are expected to develop a strong, collaborative, externally funded program, to supervise research by graduate and undergraduate students, and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in their fields of expertise.

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, the names and email addresses of three individuals willing to provide reference letters, and electronic copies of up to five relevant publications. General inquiries should be addressed to search_geo15@indiana.edu and specific questions should be referred to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Simon Brassell (simon@indiana.edu). Applications should be completed online via http://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will beginNovember 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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