Assistant Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Hydrogeology/Groundwater Modeling)

Lincoln, Nebraska
Oct 05, 2018
Nov 04, 2018
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Applications are invited for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The position forms part of a cluster hire (Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation) that involves multiple departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching and curricular development of undergraduate and graduate courses, to advise and direct graduate students, and to develop a rigorous research program that is supported by external funding. It is expected that the research program will focus on relationships between the hydrosphere and climate. The ability to contribute to multidisciplinary water and climate research efforts in the department and college will be considered as an advantage. The candidate should demonstrate strong potential for research and teaching and must hold a Ph.D. in Geology, Hydrogeology, or a related field at the time of appointment.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers B.S. degrees in Geology and Meteorology-Climatology, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Additional information about our department can be found on our web site:

To apply, go to and complete the “faculty/administrative form”. Applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and names of at least three references via the above website. We will begin to review applications on November 23, but the position will remain open until it is filled.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

For further information, contact Dr. Richard Kettler, Search Committee Chair by email, phone, or mail at:, 1-402-472-0882; Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 126 Bessey Hall, Lincoln NE 68588-0340.