Agricultural and/or Forestry Resource Economist, Boreal Ecosystems Research Institute (BERI)
[Posted February 21, 2014]
Deadline for Applications is Monday, March 03, 2014
Effective start date is Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the level of Associate Professor within the proposed Boreal Ecosystems Research Institute (BERI) at Grenfell Campus of Memorial University. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of a research agenda and academic programming in support of the Agriculture and Forestry sectors. Emphasis for all candidates will be on research excellence with a normal teaching load of two to three undergraduate courses, such as natural resource economics, environmental economics, ecological economics or core economics courses per academic year. Additionally, the candidate has potential to teach graduate courses in the future. Link: http://www.swgc.ca/administration/Pages/tenure-positions.aspx
Requirements for this position include:
- graduate training to the PhD level in relevant areas of agricultural / forest / resource economics; and its sub-specialties including economics of labour and technology in agricultural and forestry secondary processing, economic modeling related to agricultural/forestry regulation and policy, agro-ecosystem management and the economics of land ownership and tenure;
- a record of significant accomplishments in research, with demonstrated teaching experience;
- experience in dealing with the private and/or public sector in matters relating to relevant industry sectors; 4) strong leadership and organizational skills with experience in research proposal development and project management;
- proven ability to garner external funds to support research and train highly qualified personnel;
- a commitment to work in an interdisciplinary environment. Knowledge of land-use change (especially forestry to agriculture transformations), and other related resource issues would be an asset. A research agenda of relevance to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador would also be of benefit.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in economics/agricultural economics or related areas, and demonstrate a significant contribution (realized or potential) to the field as well as an ability to attract research funding. A record of teaching experience is required.
Hydrology Position - Richard Stockton College of NJ
[Posted December 17, 2013]
Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Science – Hydrology, Tenure Track Beginning September 1, 2014. We are seeking an outstanding, broadly-trained Hydrologist with a strong dedication to teaching and scholarship in a natural science and liberal arts environment to join us as of September 1, 2014. Academic experience with culturally diverse populations is desired.
Ph.D. required and post-doctoral experience would be a plus.
Teaching load is 12 credit hours/semester, with most courses carrying 4 - 6 hours of teaching credit. Primary teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of undergraduate and graduate field-oriented courses in hydrology/water resources (including quantitative hydrogeology and surface water hydrology), an undergraduate program core course in Physical Geography (lecture and lab), an undergraduate course in remote sensing/GIS, and participation in the College’s General Studies offerings.
Email a letter of application, resume, a brief statement about your teaching philosophy, research goals, and three letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or mail same to: Dean Dennis Weiss, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics – AA118, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205.
Assistant Professor-Stable Isotope Geochemistry - Purdue University
[Posted November 19, 2013]
The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of stable isotope geochemistry to begin August, 2014. To complement and expand existing EAPS strengths in stable isotope biogeochemistry and atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, climate science, and geodynamics, we seek candidates applying stable isotope measurements to investigate the links between large-scale processes and phenomena occurring or observed at various scales, including but not limited to land/atmosphere exchange of water, carbon, sediment, and nutrients. Preference will be given to candidates whose research involves novel approaches to working across scales (both temporal and spatial) and/or emphasizes the integration of observations and models with applications in the field of biogeochemistry, atmospheric chemistry, hydrology, ecology, and climate science. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, Ecological Sciences or related field at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At Purdue, the candidate will find complimentary and supportive colleagues whose research and teaching endeavors are nurtured and promoted among many centers including those within Purdue’s Discovery Park Global Sustainability Institute.
Applications should include curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching goals and plan, contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference, and three selected reprints and be submitted electronically at https://hiring.science.purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to search committee chair Dr. Timothy Filley (email@example.com). A background check is required for employment in this position. Additional information on EAPS can be found at http://www.eaps.purdue.edu.
Assistant Professor-Hydrogeology/Applied Geology - Purdue University
[Posted November 19, 2013]
In support of its existing strengths in geodynamics, biogeochemistry, meteorology, and climate science, the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of hydrogeology/applied geology. The position is open to all areas of EAPS, with a particular focus on candidates who investigate the links between land use, resource extraction, hydrogeology and natural hazards. Preference will be given to candidates whose research involve novel approaches to working across scales using tools such as field data or numerical models, emphasize the integration of observations and models, and/or complements existing water related initiatives at Purdue (water community, c4e, DEEE). Candidates must have completed the PhD in Geological Sciences or related field at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
To Apply: Submit (1) a cover letter, including the names of three people who have been asked to send letters of reference; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) a statement of research and teaching experience and interests, electronically to https://hiring.science.purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Additional information on EAPS can be found at HT http://www.eaps.purdue.edu. Questions should be addressed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Lucy Flesch (firstname.lastname@example.org). A background check is required for employment in this position.
University of Idaho Hydrogeology Faculty Position
[Posted November 19, 2013]
Based on state board approval, The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Idaho (UI) is seeking applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position in Hydrology. Applications will be accepted from candidates with research and teaching interests over a wide spectrum of groundwater science applications. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to all aspects of groundwater resource evaluation, groundwater hydraulics, hydrogeochemistry, and hydrogeophysics. Tentative start date will be Fall 2014.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program that expands the scope of our departmental expertise, while complementing our existing strengths and expanding collaboration with other programs within the University. Teaching duties will include courses of interest to geology, hydrology, environmental science, or water resource students. Supervision of student research at undergraduate, M.S. geology, M.S. hydrology, and Ph.D. levels is also expected.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and act as advisor to graduate students. Teaching responsibilities are an average of three courses per academic year, one of which would be an undergraduate upper-division introductory course in groundwater, and the others will be a varying selection of graduate/upper-division courses including the candidate’s area of specialization.
- The candidate must have a PhD in geological sciences or closely related field at the time of employment
- The candidate must have saturated zone, groundwater expertise
Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.*
- Experience in academic excellence and teaching in a hydrology field area
- Potential to develop an externally funded research program
- Potential for collaborative research with UI faculty
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Contribute to the department’s undergraduate curriculum
Submission of application should include:
Complete the online application at http://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs to include the following in pdf format:
- Cover letter
- Current CV (including a list of refereed publications and record of funding)
- Statement of teaching and research objectives
- Names, affiliations, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 referees
The search will close on March 15, 2014. Questions and requests for additional information can be directed to Debbie Jensen at email@example.com or 208-885-6192.
Two Faculty Positions in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Washington State University
[Posted November 5, 2013]
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Washington State University in Pullman, WA as part of its strategic initiative on Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Systems seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty position as Assistant, or Associate or Full Professor depending on qualifications with an effective start date of August 16, 2014. See detailed job announcements below for application instructions:
Faculty Positions in Hydrology and Environmental Water Resources
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering- The University of Iowa
[Posted November 5, 2013]
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Iowa seeks candidates for two tenure track positions within its Hydraulics, Hydrology, and Water Resources and its Environmental Engineering and Science graduate programs. The positions are targeted at the Assistant Professor level but all ranks will be considered. A Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to contribute fully as a scholar through teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses and through service to water related science and engineering. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
Expertise is sought broadly in sustainable water resources, with surface and subsurface hydrology; physical, chemical and biogeochemical processes in inland aquatic systems; and hydrometeorology and hydroclimatology representing particular areas of interest. In field and/or laboratory research is welcome but not absolutely required. Superb facilities exist for research in hydrology, hydraulics, and water quality in IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, the Keck Environmental Engineering and Science Laboratories, and the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station.
The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including the Ph.D. programs in Hydraulics and Water Resources; Environmental Engineering and Science; Structures, Mechanics and Materials; and Transportation. The successful candidates will conduct research through IIHR, a multidisciplinary center with a multi-million dollar research program in hydraulics, environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, hydrometeorology, and related areas.
Applications for this position must be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, Job # 63320.
Formal screening of the candidates will begin on November 15, 2013, for an August 2014 or earlier appointment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College of Engineering is committed to building a welcoming and inclusive academic community with the support systems for all persons to thrive. We especially encourage applications from minorities and women.
Faculty Position in Water Resources Engineering - University of Central Florida
[Posted October 22, 2013]
Applications are invited for a Water Resources Engineering faculty position in the University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering (http://www.cece.ucf.edu/). This is an open rank tenure-track faculty position with preference for candidates who have academic experience and an exceptional track record. The anticipated start date is August 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Civil or Environmental Engineering with emphasis on Water Resources Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
Faculty Position in Big Data - Wright State University
[Posted October 22, 2013]
Wright State University is seeking a faculty member in Big Data. Appointment at any rank is possible (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, data management and lifecycle, data analytics, data visualization, data fusion and integration, semantics and ontologies, social and sensor Web, biomedical and health informatics.
Outstanding applicants with a high potential for collaborations with existing strengths of the department and the Kno.e.sis Center are particularly welcome to apply. Outstanding applicants specializing in other emerging research areas are also welcome to apply.
For more information:
Associate Professor, Ecohydrological Modeling and Informatics
[Posted October 10, 2013]
The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, research and teaching position in Ecohydrological Modeling and Informatics with emphasis in forested landscapes. This position is part of a cluster hire of seven new faculty in water resources across campus. This position will focus on integration and feedbacks among hydrology, ecosystem processes, and human decision-making using modeling and information technology.
• Teach undergraduate- and graduate-level course(s) in ecohydrology and informatics for students in natural resources, including those in our new undergraduate environmental informatics major
• Support graduate students and research programs with external funding
• Advise undergraduate students and mentor graduate students
• Actively collaborate with other water resources faculty on campus
• Conduct innovative research in natural and water resources leading to significant peer-reviewed publications
• Participate in department, college, and university service and governance
• Adhere to the responsibilities of the general faculty as described by the Faculty Handbook (http://www.provost.vt.edu).
• Ph.D. with emphasis in ecohydrological modeling/informatics relating to forested ecosystems
• Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines
• A strong commitment for excellence in research and teaching
• Effective communication skills
• Evidence of vision, creativity, and leadership
• Background in forest ecosystems
• Interest and experience in one or more of the following:
– integrating multiple data sources/sensor networks to study large watersheds
– development and use of dynamic spatial simulation ecohydrological models
– managing complex environmental data systems and model applications
– examining how changes in land use, climate, and disturbance affect ecohydrological systems
– modeling the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum
– characterizing spatial patterns in evapotranspiration
– exploring how hydrologic variability affects ecosystem structure
– combining field and remotely sensed data with numerical modeling tools to address water and energy balances at large spatial scales
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Starting Date: Anticipated hire date of August, 2014
Online application is required. https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/42787
Requests for confidentiality will be respected.
Review of applications will begin on or about November 1, 2013, and continue until a suitable applicant is selected.
For additional information about this position, please contact:
Dr. Randolph Wynne, Search Committee Chair
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, which is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The population of the area is approximately 100,000. The climate is pleasant with four distinct seasons. Numerous recreational opportunities exist in the surrounding area. Blacksburg was recently recognized as one of the “Top 10” places to live in the United States by Outside Magazine. Additional information on Blacksburg can be found at http://www.blacksburg.gov/.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Janaki Alavalapati, Department Head (540-231-5483 Voice/1-800-828-1120 VTRS), by the application deadline.
Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Hydrogeology and Geomorphology
[Posted October 1, 2013]
The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the fields of Hydrogeology and Geomorphology. We seek colleagues who will continue strong legacies in hydrologic sciences and geomorphology, contribute to highly active and diverse research programs in the Department and College through the development of vigorous externally funded research programs, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their discipline. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment.
Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology: Candidates who creatively use theoretical, observational, and/or experimental approaches to address fundamental problems in hydrosciences are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in several campus-wide initiatives in water resources through the Penn State Institute for Energy and the Environment (http://www.psiee.psu.edu) and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (http://www.eesi.psu.edu).
Assistant Professor of Geomorphology and Landscape Dynamics: We are seeking candidates who conduct innovative research on landscape dynamics at a range of temporal and spatial scales in order to understand, for example, natural hazards, the evolution of Earth and planetary surfaces, and/or feedbacks between surface processes, climate, and tectonics.
The Department of Geosciences is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and houses top-ranked research programs in environmental and climate sciences, geology, geophysics, and geochemistry (further information is available at: http://www.geosc.psu.edu). The Department and College also host research centers with foci on climate, environment, energy, and policy, including the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory; the Earth System Science Center; the Penn State Ice and Climate Research Center; the Riparia Center; and the Center for Geomechanics, Geofluids, and Geohazards. There are wide-ranging opportunities for collaboration in research and education in the College’s Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Energy Institute, and in departments within the Colleges of Engineering and Agricultural Sciences.
Candidates should send a complete curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for four references to: Search Committee Chair (please specify Hydrogeology or Geomorphology), 503 Deike Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802; application materials can also be sent electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointment could begin as early as July 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For further information or questions, please contact Stacie Hugney, email@example.com.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.