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Position 1: Applied Geosciences
We invite applications from individuals with expertise in surficial
processes, geologic hazards, or applied geosciences with demonstrated
ability to integrate Lidar mapping, geo-visualization, or other emerging
technologies in their research. Teaching responsibilities include
introductory geology, field methods, digital mapping, and graduate
courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates that can direct
field camp and engage students in interpreting spatial data and visual
exploration are preferred.
Position 2: Coupled Human & Physical Systems
We invite applications from individuals with expertise in the human
dimensions of global environmental change. We are especially interested
in candidates with a strong research profile evidenced by a growing
scholarly record of employing innovative modelling, analytical, or
critical-theoretical approaches to investigating coupled human and
physical systems. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory
course on society and culture, an upper level course addressing topics
on human-earth systems interactions, assessment or modeling, and
graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
For both positions, the expertise should be demonstrated through
peer-reviewed publications, evidence of the ability to establish an
externally funded research program, and other professional
accomplishments. Both candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Geography,
Geology, Earth Systems Science or a related discipline.
Application materials must be submitted online at
will include a cover letter detailing background and experience relevant
to the position; statements addressing research interests and teaching
philosophy; Curriculum Vitae; and contact information for three
references, including names, addresses, telephone numbers and emails.
Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or
Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. For best
consideration, applications should be submitted no later than January
11, 2016, but the search will continue until suitable candidates are
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that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The
university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide
equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a
protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
For more information, call the Vice Chancellor – Human Resources at
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Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.