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Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences, Clemson University

Location: Research Park/342 Computer Ct

The Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (EEES) at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level commencing with the fall 2019 semester.

The candidate is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to teach geophysics and geostatistics is desirable. Development of new courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level will be encouraged. The candidate will be expected to advise MS and PhD students in the EEES Department, and to develop a high-quality, externally funded research program. Opportunities exist for collaboration within the uniquely interdisciplinary EEES department, as well as with colleagues in other departments at Clemson University. Information about the EEES department is available at

The candidate must have a PhD in Geosciences, Geological Engineering, or a closely related discipline. This individual will have outstanding potential and scholarly interests in cutting edge topics that will complement the existing strengths of the Hydrogeology and Geology programs within the EEES department.

Preference will be given to candidates whose research program integrates Earth systems analysis into opportune topics such as climate change, hydrogeophysics, and coupled groundwater, surface water, and/or atmospheric processes. A desirable candidate will combine field observations with quantitative analysis.

Applications received by November 16, 2018 will receive full consideration, with the review process continuing until the position is filled. To apply for this position all application material must be submitted via Interfolio

The application packet should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and the names and addresses of four references.

Please contact the Department Chair, Dr. David L. Freedman ( or 864-656-5566) for any additional information about the position.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.