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Three tenure-track faculty positions, University at Buffalo, Geology

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
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Nov 1, 2023

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The Department of Geology at University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York, invites candidates to apply for three tenure-track faculty positions.

(1) We invite applications from researchers who have exceptional track records in the broad area of Surface Hydrology. Two positions are available for any rank, with an expectation to bring an established research program. Areas of possible emphasis are: (1) Cold-Regions Hydrology. Examination of the rapidly thawing cold regions of the world; local and global environmental risks through hydrologic and coupled hydro-biogeochemical change; and (2) Global Hydrology. Employing advanced technologies, including remote sensing, modeling, and data analyses to predict flood and drought risks and global challenges to the adequate provision of clean water. Inquiries should be made to Prof. Jason Briner (

(2)  We seek a Solid-Earth Geophysicist who uses geophysical methods to study lithospheric processes, such as earthquake and volcanic hazards, tectonic processes at active plate boundaries, or glacial isostatic adjustment, and to interrogate Earth’s interior structure as it pertains to hazards. (Associate or Full Professor); Inquiries should be made to Prof. Bea Csatho (

Selected candidates will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, and maintain an active externally funded research program that will complement existing Departmental strengths in water and the environment, polar climate-change, volcanology and geodynamics. Additionally, the selected candidates could align their research with an expanding focus of UB’s Center for Geological and Climate Hazards, which facilitates interdisciplinary research across campus and builds on recent and ongoing hires in natural hazards.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold a doctorate in Earth Science or a closely related field. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, service, and mentoring. Candidates should be accomplished scholars consistent with their rank, as evidenced by impactful publications and a sustained externally funded research program.

Applications must be submitted through the UB Jobs website:                                                                     



Additional information and instructions for applications are included at this site. We start reviewing applications on September 15, 2023, and continue until the positions are filled. University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.  We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty members and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential within a professional culture that values equity, diversity, and inclusion.


A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

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