The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor.
The successful candidate will be expected to build a nationally recognized, externally funded research program; mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including in sedimentary geology. Research should complement existing strengths in the department, which include climate modeling, paleoclimatology, environmental geochemistry, glaciology, hydrogeology, geophysics, economic geology, structural geology, and geoscience education.
Additionally, the successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in research, teaching at all levels, and performance of service duties.
Required Education and Experience:
PhD in Geosciences or related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Record of publication/creative activity.
Demonstrated potential to establish a successful, externally funded research program that complements existing strengths in the department.
Demonstrated potential for collaboration with other faculty and departments/units on campus.
Demonstrated potential to attain excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels including sedimentary geology.
PhD must be conferred by the start date of the appointment.
Research and teaching opportunities for this position exist at the Iowa State University Geology Field Station, located in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.