Positions in Physical Hydrogeology and Paleontology: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Location
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee [Milwaukee, WI (USA)]
Posted
Oct 12, 2018
Closes
Dec 12, 2018
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks to fill two positions beginning August 19, 2019: one in Physical Hydrogeology and the other in Paleontology/Paleobiology.

The first position is for a tenure-track faculty position in Physical Hydrogeology (Position # 28007) at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in hydrogeology (or appropriate related field) at the time of appointment, and have demonstrated research experience in physical hydrogeology. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an active, internationally recognized, externally funded research program that will attract and support graduate students. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate/graduate course in physical hydrogeology, an introductory course, upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses in their field of expertise, and advise graduate student thesis projects.

The second position is for a visiting assistant professor position in Paleontology/Paleobiology (Position # 28018). The position is for 2019-2020 but may be renewed for up to two more years. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, teach three courses per year at multiple levels within our curriculum, and supervise research by graduate and undergraduate students. Minimum qualifications for the position are a PhD in Paleontology (or appropriate related field) at the time of appointment and research experience in paleontology/paleobiology. Postdoctoral experience, publications and published abstracts, funding experience, and teaching experience, though not required, are viewed as an asset.

Review of applications will begin December 11, 2018. Priority will be given to applications received by this date, but the position remains open until filled. Candidates will upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. They will also submit three e-mail addresses for letters of recommendation online. Candidates should also submit three examples of published work uploaded with the application in the following Application Document areas: Publication 1 in ‘Other Document 1’, Publication 2 in ‘Other Document 2’, and Publication 3 in ‘Other Document 3’. Any applicant wishing to submit additional documents for consideration, including additional published works, should upload those submissions to Application Document areas ‘Reference Letter 1’ and ‘Reference Letter 2’.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a Research 1 institution located on the north side of Milwaukee. The department of Geosciences offers B.S./B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs and is staffed by 10 full-time faculty. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

For more details on how to apply, please visit http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/search (positions 28007 and 28018). If you have any questions, please contact Shangping Xu (xus@uwm.edu), Physical Hydrogeology Position Primary Contact; Lindsay McHenry (lmchenry@uwm.edu), Paleontology Position Primary Contact; or John L. Isbell, Department of Geosciences Chair (jisbell@uwm.edu).

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