The Department of Earth and Environmental Studies invites applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Paleoclimatology/Geochemistry. We seek individuals who work with geological archives (corals, speleothems, ocean sediments, lake sediments, ice cores, glacial deposits, tree rings) to understand Earth’s climate processes such as atmospheric and ocean circulation, the global carbon cycle, cryosphere dynamics, and how these processes affect biological and human systems over a range of time scales. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous externally funded research program, engage in student mentoring, and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The candidate will play a critical role in our bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Sustainability Science, and Environmental Management. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in Earth and Environmental Science, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise. Service to the department, university, and larger professional community is required.
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science, Earth System Science, Geology, Geochemistry, Geography, or other appropriate field, a record of peer-reviewed scholarship in paleoclimatology and geochemistry, and evidence of potential for success in grant activity. Post-doctoral experience is desirable.
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