Other Title Info: Surface Water Hydrologist
Requisition Number: 0808650
Position Summary: This position would be hired at the Assistant Professor level. The Department envisions this faculty member as a link to the NOAA National Water Center due to open this coming year. This position would also be critical to training of undergraduate and graduate geology majors, to support the Department's commitment to introductory geology instruction, and to continue the Department's successful research program in Environmental Geology. The hydrologist would also contribute to the Center for Freshwater Studies and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations with Biology, Geography, and Engineering.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Hydrogeologist - Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position - Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Alabama The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Hydrogeology, beginning August 2014. The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a strong record of research and a Ph.D. in the geosciences or a closely related field, preferably with specialization linking surface and groundwater processes, by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong, externally-funded research program and to attract high-quality Ph.D. and M.S. graduate students. The successful candidate also will be expected to teach introductory geology courses and undergraduate and graduate courses in hydrogeology, advise graduate students, and contribute to the Department's research program in hydrogeology and environmental geology. Opportunities for research collaboration also exist with the Geological Survey of Alabama, the newly established NOAA National Water Center, and the Center for Freshwater Studies, all located on The University of Alabama campus. The Department has a broad range of resources and existing facilities, including modeling and computational resources, field and laboratory equipment, and chemical and stable isotope analytical facilities. Details regarding existing department research programs, equipment, and facilities can be found at: www.geo.ua.edu. Questions should be directed to Dr. Fred Andrus (email@example.com), Chair of the Hydrogeology Search Committee. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information for at least three referees through the UA Jobs Website at: facultyjobs.ua.edu. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
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