The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of geophysics, broadly considered, to begin in Fall 2020. We seek a scholar whose expertise and creativity will complement and expand the Department’s strengths. Area(s) of specialization within solid-Earth, environmental or planetary geophysics are open and may include any aspect of geodesy, seismology, dynamic topography, geophysical fluid dynamics, hazards, climate, or planetary science across spatiotemporal scales. Applicants are likely to employ emerging technologies in remote sensing, machine learning, numerical methods, and/or field instrumentation. Applicants whose research reveals linkages between physical processes and societal impacts are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and lead a vibrant externally funded research program. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. The deadline for applications is 12/16/19. Applicants should visit http://bit.ly/NUEARTH-faculty-position for submission instructions. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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