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Assistant Professor Earth Surface Dynamics, University of Nevada, Reno

The Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks an Earth Scientist for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level specializing in the general theme of Earth Surface Dynamics. This geoscience discipline includes the coevolution of landscapes, climate, tectonic systems, life, and the study of Earth’s sedimentary record. We seek a new faculty member that uses some combination of fieldwork, petrology, controlled experiments, computational modeling, remote sensing, and theory to decipher the sedimentary record and quantify earth surface dynamics, and in doing so, will establish an innovative, world-class externally-funded research program. It is expected that, depending on the candidate hired, s/he will contribute to the geology curricula including introductory courses, field courses, undergraduate and graduate classes in sedimentology, Earth surface processes, and courses developed in their research focus area. The successful applicant will be expected to direct graduate student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels.

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