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Tenure-Track Position, Hydrogeology, University of Iowa

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with interdisciplinary interests in the broad field of hydrogeology. We seek an outstanding researcher with expertise in, but not limited to, physical hydrogeology, groundwater and shallow subsurface flow, surface/ground water interaction, fluid flow through rocks, geothermal energy, reactive and/or contaminant transport, or environmental hydrogeology who best complements current strengths in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department. The candidate is expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and teach introductory geology courses as well as upper division and graduate courses in hydrogeology and related fields.

The start date of the appointment is August 15, 2018. A Ph.D. in geological sciences or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Candidates must submit applications online (requisition #71638). The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement detailing current and future research activities, a statement of teaching interest, and contact information for three referees. Referees will receive directions by e-mail regarding the electronic submission of letters to the University of Iowa.

Screening of applications will begin November 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Jeff Dorale (Search Committee Chair; 319-335-1818; jeffrey-dorale@uiowa.edu) or Dr. C.T. Foster, Jr. (Department Chair; 319- 335-1820; tom-foster@uiowa.edu). The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is home to sixteen faculty conducting research in environmental science, geochemistry, paleontology, and tectonics. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to interact with researchers associated with the Intensively Managed Landscapes Critical Zone Observatory, the Iowa Flood Center, IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, the Iowa Geological Survey, and the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, and have access to University-administered high-performance computing clusters.

The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.