Major Duties: - Generating and managing a robust, externally-funded, research program-publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals.- Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.- Contributing to the success of a campus initiative on the applications of unmanned aircraft systems in geological and environmental sciences.- Engage in geophysical research and teaching (e.g., gravity, magnetic methods, electrical methods, ground penetrating radar, and/or seismic imaging).- Research expertise in the use of aerial or satellite geophysical data to interpret geological or hydrological processes will be given special consideration.
Minimum Qualifications: - Candidate must possess an earned Ph.D. in geosciences or a closely-related field from an accredited institution by July 1, 2018.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic progr...ams to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.