Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Date added: 31 July 2017
Organisation: Earthworks Jobs on behalf of Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Washington, St. Louis, USA
Closing date for applications: 15 October 2017
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of surface hydrology. The candidate is expected to perform basic research in hydrologic processes at or near Earth's surface. Areas of interest include but are not limited to fluvial, lacustrine, and/or estuarine systems, fluvial geomorphology and sediment transport, flooding, and relationships to ecological and climate systems. The ideal candidate will employ quantitative tools and will integrate computational approaches with direct and remotely sensed observations.
The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, provide outstanding teaching over a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate actively in departmental governance and university service. We seek candidates who will strengthen existing research programs in geology, climate science, and remote sensing, as well as foster collaboration with scholars across the Washington University community.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Earth science, or a related field, at the time of appointment.
Learn more about the role and how to apply.