The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at the University of Iowa (www.clas.uiowa.edu/ees) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with interdisciplinary interests in the broad field of hydrogeology. We seek an outstanding researcher with expertise in, but not limited to, physical hydrogeology, groundwater and shallow subsurface flow, surface/ground water interaction, fluid flow through rocks, geothermal energy, reactive and/or contaminant transport, or environmental hydrogeology who best complements current strengths in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department. The candidate is expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and teach introductory geology courses as well as upper division and graduate courses in hydrogeology and related fields. The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement detailing current and future research activities, a statement of teaching interest, and contact information for three referees. Referees will receive directions by e-mail regarding the electronic submission of letters. Review of applications begins November 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The position start date is August 15, 2018.
A Ph.D. in geological sciences or a related field is required by the time of appointment.
Has conducted research in the broad field of hydrogeology and has published in peer-reviewed journals. Has post-secondary teaching experience.
Has a strong record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and books - Has taught complete courses at the University level – Has experience with writing competitive grant proposals - Has experience mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate level - Has conducted research involving field and laboratory studies of physical hydrogeology, groundwater and shallow subsurface flow, surface/ground water interaction, fluid flow through rocks, geothermal energy, reactive and/or contaminant transport, and/or environmental hydrogeology - Complements strengths in Earth & Environmental Sciences and other UI departments and organizations - Has ability to work across disciplines - Post-doctoral experience
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