Post-doctoral Scientist at IU Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Indiana University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Bloomington, Indiana
Up to $49,000 + benefits
Nov 01, 2019
Nov 30, 2019
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Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University invites applicants for a post‐doctoral research position under the supervision of Dr. Brian Yanites and Dr. Douglas Edmonds. The successful candidate will be involved in a large, multidisciplinary Indiana University funded project called Prepared for Environmental Change ( The successful candidate will be expected to investigate hillslope geomorphology and how hillslope processes are changing in response to different environmental forcings. Experience or training in one or more of the following will be considered positively: unmanned aerial vehicles, lidar acquisition (aerial or ground) and processing, machine learning, field instrumentation, and numerical modeling. 

A Ph.D. by time of appointment in geology (or earth science equivalent), geography, or engineering is required.

The position is for one year, with the opportunity of renewal depending on progress and funding availability. For full consideration, we request a cover letter, statement of research, vita, and contact information for three referees. Applications received by March 1, 2020, will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Start date cannot be later than July 1, 2020. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Brian Yanites ( or Douglas Edmonds ( ), Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, 1001 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. The College of Arts & Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.