Open Faculty Position in Geoscience or Environmental Science

The University of Texas Arlington (UTA) is spearheading a new, multi-disciplinary hiring initiative in support of our strategic plan, Bold Solutions | Global Impact.

UTA is uniquely positioned to address the epic challenges that face our growing urban regions. By leveraging our expertise in the critical areas outlined in the strategic plan, the University is poised to help emerging megacities like the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex become sustainable economic and cultural centers that raise the prospects for prosperity and enhance quality of life.

One of UTA’s goals is to increase the representation of historically underrepresented faculty, including underrepresented minority faculty in general and women faculty in STEM fields. Increasing the representation of faculty members who understand, and have overcome, race, gender-based, and ability barriers and biases is vital to the success and well-being of our students. Diversity is critical to academic excellence. As research demonstrates, diverse teams are more innovative, productive, and solve complex problems faster. UTA is committed to preparing all students to live and work in an increasingly global, diverse, and interconnected world by exposing them to a wide array of ideas, experiences, cultures, and individuals.

We are looking for strong tenure track faculty who will contribute in their geoscience or environmental science area to the unprecedented excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement taking place in the College of Science.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in geoscience or environmental science.  Candidates in their early career must demonstrate strong potential to develop a research program supported by external funding, while more established candidates must demonstrate active, externally funded research agendas. 

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at

A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (max. two pages), 3) Statement on diversity, equity and inclusion, and 4) names and email addresses of three references. 

Question regarding this position may be directed via email to Dr. Majie Fan, College of Science Search Committee (Email: or the administration of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Courtony Hill, Email: