Visiting Assistant Professor

Full-time, 1 year Visiting Assistant Professor Position to start Fall 2017
Apr 12, 2017
May 12, 2017
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The Department of Geology and Environmental Science ( at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in the fall of 2017. The position is outside of the tenure stream.The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate curriculum courses in the candidate's area of expertise. The position may also include serving on MS and Ph.D. student committees, as well as helping to direct undergraduate research projects.

We are interested in a colleague with research expertise that integrates well with current departmental directions as described on our website.  Specific areas of interest could include: Earth's surface deformation in response to earthquakes, magma movement and glacier dynamics through quantifying and interpreting ground displacement using satellite remote sensing via Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) or Global Positioning Systems (GPS), passive source seismology to understand Earthquake sources and structure, seismic anisotropy and lithospheric structure and composition as modulated by tectonic processes, and acquiring, processing, and interpretation of active or passive waveform data.

Applicants should email questions and the following materials to the Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee ( 1) a CV (including past and current grant support), 2) statements of teaching and research interests, 3) copies of 3 relevant publications, and 4) names and contact information of four references. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and proceed until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged.