Assistant Professor of Hydrology and Aqueous Geochemistry

Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posted
Oct 08, 2018
Closes
Nov 07, 2018
Discipline
Geochemistry, Hydrology
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Tenure Track
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

Assistant Professor of Hydrology and Aqueous Geochemistry
Department of Biology, Geology & Environmental Science
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science (BGE) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in hydrology and aqueous geochemistry beginning August 2019. We seek candidates who have strong potential for excellence in teaching and who use computational approaches, such as numerical modeling or GIS, in their research to address innovative questions in the fields of hydrology and aqueous geochemistry that are linked to urban dynamics and/or public health. The successful candidate will provide evidence of the ability to (1) teach at all levels of the curriculum, from the undergraduate to Masters level, (2) develop an independent research program that involves students and attracts extramural funding, (3) provide university, community, and professional service, and (4) otherwise support UTC's Strategic Plan. Teaching responsibilities include Physical Geology, Oceanography, Hydrology, and advanced courses in areas of expertise. Candidates should also be willing to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction. In addition, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. In particular, we are interested in candidates who have contributed to, or have plans to contribute to, programs that aim to increase the participation of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences. A Ph.D. in an Earth-Science-related discipline is required. Individuals who are all but dissertation (ABD) will be considered. However, the degree must be awarded prior to their start date.

Applications must be submitted by November 16, 2018 and must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a statement of research experience and vision, (3) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, (4) a curriculum vitae, and (5) unofficial transcripts. Additionally, names, titles, and email addresses for three references must also be provided. At least one of these references must comment on teaching ability. UTC will contact these references and will request confidential letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site accessed at https://bit.ly/2Qt8IFG. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Hope Klug, Acting Department Head, at (423) 425-4341.

BGE has 34 full-time faculty with about 1,000 majors and offers B.S. Biology, B.S. Geology, B.S. Environmental Science, and M.S. Environmental Science degrees.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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