University of Kansas, Geography
Assistant Professor of Ecohydrology, University of Kansas
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The Department of Geography at the University of Kansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in ecohydrology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that complements existing strengths of the department, including regional climate change, surface-atmosphere exchanges, remote sensing, and human-environment interactions. The successful candidate will be prepared to participate and represent the concerns of his/her field in a cluster of faculty from Geography, Environmental Studies, Geology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Law. The cluster will focus on water and related energy resources; develop new interdisciplinary degree programs; and collaborate on major grants. In addition to this collaborative work, the faculty member will be expected to research, write, and publish in the specialty of ecohydrology; develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; serve on graduate student committees, direct theses and dissertations, and perform advising responsibilities; and serve on Departmental, College, and University committees. Refer to www.geog.ku.edu and links for additional information about the department and the University of Kansas.
Appointment is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2014. Ph.D. in Geography, Hydrology or a related discipline is expected by the start date of the appointment. Additional qualifications include (1) demonstrated preparation to teach beginning and advanced courses in specialty; (2) demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary and collaborative environments; and (3) demonstrated potential for excellence in research, as evidenced by publications in highly ranked journals and innovative research objectives.
For a complete description and to apply online go to https://employment.ku.edu, click “Search Faculty Jobs” and search openings by ecohydrology.. A complete application should include a letter of application, statements of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the full names and contact information for three references. For further information please contact Nathaniel Brunsell, Department of Geography, 213 Lindley Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 (tel: 1-785-864-2021 fax: 1-785-864-5378, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Initial review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and will 2013 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information see http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives. EOE M/F/D/V
Nathaniel Brunsell, Department of Geography, 213 Lindley Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045 (tel: 1-785-864-2021 fax: 1-785-864-5378, e-mail: email@example.com).