Assistant Professor in Physical Hydrology

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 13, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title:Assistant Professor
Job Description:

The Department of Geological Sciences (https://geology.ufl.edu/) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida invites applications in all areas of physical hydrology (groundwater and/or surface water) for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2023. We encourage applicants with research interests related to the fundamental scientific understanding of all aspects of physical hydrology, including but not restricted to sources, fluxes, and flowpaths of water, solutes, or other fluids (e.g. gases, hydrocarbons, and other non-aqueous phase liquids) from microscopic to regional and global scales. Research methods used by applicants are open and could include geophysical, experimental, and modeling approaches; Earth and space-based observations and monitoring; and machine learning/artificial intelligence that could take advantage of the HiPerGator supercomputer (https://www.rc.ufl.edu/about/hipergator/). The successful candidate will (1) have initiated a strong research program, (2) provide a compelling plan for future research, (3) demonstrate the ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and mentoring undergraduate, MS, and Ph.D. students, and (4) be able to fill curricular needs for students in Geological Sciences through teaching existing courses (e.g., Groundwater Geology, Hydrogeologic Modeling) or by developing new courses. Opportunities for teaching and research collaboration exist across campus through the UF Water Institute (https://waterinstitute.ufl.edu/), which administers the Hydrological Sciences Academic Concentration.

The Department of Geological Sciences is committed to maintaining an environment that welcomes diversity of ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity, and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see http://geology.ufl.edu/department/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the Department of Geological Sciences. The University and greater Gainesville community enjoy a range of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent, or have completed the Ph.D. requirements by August 16, 2023.

Preferred Qualifications:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at jobs.ufl.edu, (search job 523690). Applications must include: (1) a brief letter of application, summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, future research goals, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement detailing current activities and future research plans, (4) a statement summarizing teaching experience and interests, and (5) a list of names and contact information of at least three references. Applicants are asked to articulate their commitment to cultivating an inclusive and equitable teaching and research environment in their teaching and research statements and cover letter. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested from the references for selected applicants.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 24, 2022 and only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. The position will remain open until filled and applications received after the initial review date will be considered at the discretion of the search committee and/or hiring authority. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jon Martin ([email protected]).

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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