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Assistant Professor in Global Environmental Change

Dartmouth College - Geography Department
Hanover, New Hampshire
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Sep 25, 2022

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The Department of Geography ( at Dartmouth College seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Environmental Change. Areas of particular interest include present and future hydrology and water resources, climate change adaptation, land use and land cover change, and/or simple or complex Earth system modeling.


Our faculty regularly collaborate with numerous units across campus, including the Department of Earth Sciences (EARS); Department of Environmental Studies (ENVS); Ecology, Evolution, Environment & Society (EEES) graduate program; Neukom Institute for Computational Science; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy; John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding; Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society; Geisel School of Medicine; and Thayer School of Engineering.


The Department of Geography, like Dartmouth as a whole, is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. The successful applicant will be expected to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and first-generation college students. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who have demonstrated an ability to contribute to Dartmouth’s undergraduate and graduate diversity initiatives in research, such as the E. E. Just Program and the Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience.

Applicants should have a PhD in climate science, physical geography, earth system science, atmospheric science, hydrology, environmental science, or a closely related field, or be ABD with degree received before the start date of the appointment.

Please submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio

  1. Cover letter (2 pages maximum)

  2. CV, including names and contact information for at least three referees

  3. Research statement (2 pages maximum)

  4. Teaching and mentoring statement (2 pages maximum)

  5. Diversity statement that includes a discussion of past accomplishments and future goals for the training of underrepresented groups in the sciences and contributing to the growth and support of a diverse community of students and scholars at Dartmouth (2 pages maximum)

  6. Three writing examples such as articles and manuscripts in review or preparation

Application review will begin on 15 October 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Reference letters will be requested at a later stage. Inquiries should be directed to Search Committee Chair Jonathan Winter at

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other category protected by applicable law, in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment, or other school administered programs. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. 

If you are an applicant with a disability and need accommodations to assist in the job application or interview process, please email In the subject line, please state “Application Accommodations” and include the job number or title. Someone from the ADA Compliance Office will be in touch within 2 business days.   

For additional employment opportunities at Dartmouth College, please visit the Dartmouth Interfolio Job Board, the Office of the Provost, and the Office of Human Resources.

Offers of employment are contingent upon consent to a pre-employment background check with results acceptable under Dartmouth policy. Please visit the Office of Human Resources for details.

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from vaccination through Dartmouth's Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity (IDE). Compliance with the Dartmouth COVID-19 Employee and Appointee Vaccination Policy is a condition of employment and every offer of employment is contingent upon submission of appropriate documentation evidencing either vaccination against COVID-19, or the receipt of an approved exemption. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth, in its sole discretion, delaying employment or rescinding its offer of employment. Visit to review the Policy and for details and information on requesting an exemption and/or reasonable accommodation.

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