Associate or Full Professor in Planetary Atmospheres or Planetary Geology
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 16307
Department: IU Bloomington Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
The Indiana University Bloomington Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a tenure hire in Atmospheric or Earth Science with applications to planetary science, to begin in Fall 2023. Candidates should have research interests in planetary atmospheric modeling or some aspect of planetary geology and have links to one or more of our research strengths in atmospheric sciences, geophysics, surface processes, sedimentology, hydrology, crustal processes, isotopic analysis, paleoclimate, or biogeochemistry. We especially welcome applications that complement our strategic plan (https://earth.indiana.edu/documents/2018StrategicPlan.pdf). This hire will be made in concert with another hire in the Department of Astronomy in the area of exoplanet science. Preference will be given to hires at the Associate or Full Professor levels, but outstanding candidates at the Assistant Professor level with a strong record of publication and external funding will also be considered. A Ph.D and proven track record of research experience are required at time of appointment.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of our department and of the College of Arts & Sciences, and we are especially interested in candidates who are similarly committed to nurturing diversity and inclusion, sustaining a climate of mutual respect, and fostering a collaborative and supportive academic environment wherein everyone is empowered to succeed.
Faculty have free and easy access to high performance computing systems, including Big Red 200, that support advanced research in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics. Our UAV lidar platform has enabled groundbreaking in-house terrain mapping capabilities. Our laboratory facilities include the seismographic tools, a stable isotope research facility, a metal isotope lab, high resolution SEM, and clay mineralogy, petrology, and paleontology research collections‚ with opportunities for these facilities to grow to fit the needs of incoming faculty. Our department has a long history of teaching and research at the Judson Mead Geologic Field Station training early career geoscientists in field research.
IU is committed to helping its faculty successfully grow their careers. Incoming faculty have access to a year-long series of orientation programs. All faculty at IU are encouraged to better support student success by engaging with the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. And all faculty have access to Proposal Development Services, which is staffed by Ph.D. researchers with track records of success in obtaining external funding, for in-depth support in the proposal writing process.
You can learn more about the department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and about IU Bloomington, here: https://earth.indiana.edu/. Bloomington is recognized as one of the best places to live in the US, with a vibrant, active community that benefits from the metropolitan qualities of a large city and the easy pace of a small town. The EAS department has an excellent community, and we look forward to welcoming you into it!
Apply online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com with a cover letter, a CV a statement on research and teaching, and a statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom, as well as contact information for three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications received by February 28, 2023 will receive best consideration, but the position will remain open and applications will be reviewed until filled. Queries can be sent to department chair David Polly (email@example.com).
Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate‚ eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Ph.D and proven track record of researh experience required at time of appointment
Candidates should have research interests in planetary atmospheric modeling or some aspect of planetary geology and have links to one or more of our research strengths in atmospheric sciences, geophysics, surface processes, sedimentology, hydrology, crustal processes, isotopic analysis, paleoclimate, or biogeochemistry. We especially welcome applications that complement our strategic plan.
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.