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Assistant Professor, Hydrogeology/Fluvial Hydrology, Colorado Mesa University

The Geosciences Program in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Colorado Mesa University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geosciences (by August 2019), a strong background in geology, and a specialization in ground water and/or fluvial hydrology. Fieldwork and modeling experience are desirable. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours per semester, offering research opportunities to undergraduate students, advising, and participation in service to the program and university. Upper-division undergraduate course teaching responsibilities could include Hydrology, Ground Water, River Dynamics or a course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Participation in our summer Field Camp course is desirable. Introductory-course teaching responsibilities could include Physical Geology, Field-based Physical Geology, Weather & Climate, and Oceanography. Demonstrated teaching and research experience with undergraduate students is desirable. Because of Grand Junction’s spectacular geological setting, field-based course activities are encouraged.

The Geosciences program at Colorado Mesa University consists of ~70 undergraduate majors, 4 tenure-track faculty and 2 full-time instructors. More information about the Geosciences Program and faculty can be found at

Direct inquiries to Andres Aslan at 970-248-1614 or at

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Review of applications will begin February 3, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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