1) Assistant Professor position – The School of Geosciences, University of South Florida
The School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9 month, full-time and tenure-earning, Assistant Professor position in the field of GIScience with an emphasis on spatial analysis, statistics, and/or modelling. The successful candidate could have any research specialty, though preference may be given to candidates with strengths in natural hazards, environmental health, medical geography, biogeography, and/or transportation. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, mentor graduate students, and teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in GIS and geography. The successful candidate will complement and integrate with our existing school strengths in geography, environmental science, and geology, including GIScience, natural hazards, water, quantitative literacy, and scientific computing. PhD in Geography or related field is required and must be conferred by appointment start date. Salary is negotiable. To apply, please visit http://employment.usf.edu and attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful research, and provide names and contact information for three references. Review of applications begin on December 15, 2017. Additional information is available at the School of Geosciences website: http://hennarot.forest.usf.edu/main/depts/geosci/ and by emailing the search committee chair, Dr. Joni Downs (firstname.lastname@example.org).
USF is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at http://system.usf.edu/ Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Mandy Stuck at (813/974-2236), a minimum of five working days in advance.
2) Faculty positions – Department of Earth & Climate Science, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India
The Department of Earth & Climate Science at the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Pune, INDIA invites application for (i) Assistant / Associate Professor positions in Global seismology, exploration seismology, Geodynamics, Petrology and Hydrology (ii) a Professor position in any branch of Earth and Climate Science.
We are looking for candidates who should integrate teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, and research into one or more of the Department’s focus areas: Computational Geoscience; Solid Earth, exploration and environmental geophysics; Earth system geochemistry; Geospatial research; Geobiology; Climate Science and Hydrology. Applicants must have a strong publication record and the potential to attract research funding from external sources.
Professor would also be the Chair of the department and requires significant administrative work. Candidate for Professor Position should have vision to mentor and attract talent, develop new areas of research and attract research funding.
IISER Pune, established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, is dedicated to science education and research. The institute is a research university with about 1700 undergraduate and graduate students and about 120 faculties. The Nature Index Tables for the duration April 2016 to March 2017 have ranked the IISER as First among academic institutions in India. For further details please follow the link: http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/
Earth and Climate Science is a new and fast-growing department of the institute, currently with 8 faculties, 4 PDF and 12 doctoral & project fellows. The department has its own computing facility with a HPC, etc, over 12 broadband seismographs and geochemistry experimental lab .We have ongoing Ph.D and 5 years integrated BS-MS major in Earth and Climate Science and propose to initiate integrated MS-Ph.D program from 2018. Details are available at
To Apply: To know details and apply, please visit http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/opportunities/academic. Review of applications will begin by Feb 2018. The anticipated appointment date is Sept-Dec. 2018. Please contact Chair of the department Prof. Shyam S Rai (email@example.com) for questions and additional information.
3) Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (Tenure-Track Lecturer) – UCSB Department of Earth Science
The Department of Earth Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) starting July 1, 2018. The successful candidate must be committed to teaching at the lower and upper division, especially in the field. The teaching load will be equivalent to three courses per quarter, including instruction, managing teaching collections, upgrading laboratory and discussion sections, mentoring teaching assistants and assisting in student safety training.
The LPSOE position is a permanent full-time faculty position designed for individuals who wish to focus their careers on teaching, professional activities, and university and community service and is viewed as a “security of employment-track” position. LPSOEs are members of the Academic Senate and have all the benefits of Senate membership, such as eligibility for faculty housing programs, medical insurance, and retirement benefits. LPSOEs are regularly evaluated for merit salary increases; evaluation for Security of Employment (which has the permanence of a tenured position) occurs within 8 years of initial appointment. Promotion within the LSOE series requires excellent teaching, professional activities, and service.
Applicants must have a M.S. or Ph.D. degree (preferred) in Earth Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment. An outstanding record of teaching and leadership in undergraduate Earth Science education is expected. We seek a lifelong learner who will: inspire; set high expectations; develop a proven record of teaching, mentorship, professional achievement/activity; and contribute to University and public service.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and teaching statement and arrange for a minimum of three references to submit letters of reference on their behalf via the recruitment website. For primary consideration, applications should be received by December 6, 2017, but review of applicant files will continue until the position is filled. Applications with complete dossiers of letters uploaded by the initial review date will be given preference. Submit applications and reference letters online at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01135.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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