[ES_JOBS_NET] tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Earth Surface Processes, UC SANTA BARBARA


The Department of Earth Science at the
University of California, Santa Barbara, invites
applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor
position in Earth Surface Processes, starting July 1,
2017. We seek an innovative Earth Scientist who
investigates aspects of Earth-surface dynamics and
evolution. Areas of specialty might include (but are
not limited to) interactions of tectonic, fluvial,
glacial, and/or coastal systems with landscapes;
research on changing surface environments and their
causes in modern or ancient systems; or surface
response to climate change or anthropogenic forcing.
We seek candidates who complement our existing
research strengths in geomorphology, active tectonics,
sedimentology, thermochronology and structural
geology. Preference will be given to those who
creatively combine field, laboratory, and numerical
investigations. The successful candidate is expected
to develop a vigorous, externally funded research
program and to advise graduate and undergraduate
students. A Ph.D. or an equivalent degree is required
at the time of appointment. This position is part of a
UCSB cluster hire in Earth surface processes: http://ift.tt/2e1WVyI
Applications should include a cover letter, a
description of research interests describing potential
to support the goals of the cluster hire, a
description of teaching interests including ability to
contribute to Departmental and interdisciplinary
programs, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing
commitment to diversity, and the contact information
of at least four references. Applicants should request
four referees to send letters of evaluation.
Applications completed by October
31st, 2016 will
receive fullest consideration, but each department
will continue reviewing applicant files until that
position is filled. 
General questions should be directed to earthsurfacecluster@eri.ucsb.edu.
To be considered for the position, apply
electronically at: http://ift.tt/2dAoJq4
The department is especially interested in candidates
who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community through research, teaching and
The University of California
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.

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