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Full Time / Tenure-Track PositionsEdit

University of Washington (WA) - Assistant or Associate Professor, Earth & Space SciencesEdit

The University of Washington (UW) seeks a geologist with a compelling vision for subduction zone research and the collaborative leadership skills to contribute to a new subduction zone initiative at UW. This faculty position is in the Department of Earth & Space Sciences (ESS) of the College of the Environment and is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (with tenure). This position is a full-time position with an indefinite term and 9-month service period

The new faculty member will be a geologist who studies the evolution of subduction systems through the interpretation of the rock record. Candidates should use geological field observations to establish context for interpreting the rock record, and combine these approaches with other analytical, theoretical, or experimental techniques. We particularly encourage applicants who examine high-temperature processes, and who complement existing strengths in ESS. We seek a colleague whose research will connect with other scientists in ESS and across the College. Candidates hired at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate strong potential for collaborative, cross-disciplinary leadership contributing to a subduction zone initiative; candidates hired at the Associate Professor level should have a record of leadership.

Applicants should demonstrate the potential for or a track record of externally funded internationally recognized research, commensurate with experience, and show potential for high quality teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Specifically, the faculty member must contribute to the undergraduate curriculum in Earth Materials/Mineralogy and Field Geology, and should demonstrate the ability to attract and effectively advise excellent research students. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent.

The UW promotes diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, and staff and the public. We seek applicants who are committed to these principles. Applicants should demonstrate the potential to support ESS's collegial, collaborative culture and to fulfill our strong commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Application deadline: January 2nd, 2018

Application link: http://bit.ly/2gpDnnd


University of Washington (WA) - Associate or Full Professor, Earth & Space Sciences - GeophysicsEdit

The University of Washington (UW) seeks an energetic and visionary leader to become Director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN). The tenured faculty position within the Department of Earth & Space Sciences is expected to be at the rank of associate or full professor. The Director will advance the mission of the PNSN (https://pnsn.org/about/mission) through scientific pursuits, advocacy, and effective leadership. Operational and managerial duties with the PNSN will be shared or divided among existing faculty and staff. 

The Director is expected to maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and to demonstrate a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate will have: research expertise in geophysics or related discipline and evidence of an innovative and collaborative  research portfolio; skills at mentoring staff and students; the ability to communicate effectively to a broad range of stakeholders, including politicians, corporate partners, funding agencies and foundations, the media, the public, and students; and the ability to identify new opportunities, pursue funding, and facilitate project management.

The is a 100% FTE, multi-year, 9-month service period position with six months of state funded support and three months of salary support from PNSN operations. The accompanying administrative appointment as Director of PNSN is a 12-month appointment that provides an additional 3 months of salary support at 100% FTE. Teaching duties are expected to be 2 courses per year.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Geophysics or similar field, with a preference towards seismology. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The UW promotes diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, and staff and the public; we seek applicants who are committed to these principles. Thus, we are strongly seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have not only prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, but have also given them the confidence to fully engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

Application Link: http://bit.ly/2xV06lB p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545}

Postdoctoral PositionsEdit

University of OxfordEdit

  • Senior research associate in hydrological modelling

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