TENURE TRACK POSITION IN HYDROLOGY

Employer
Indiana University Bloomington
Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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Discipline
Physical Sciences, Other Earth Science
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

O’Neill SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (O’Neill) 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON CAMPUS 

TENURE TRACK POSITION IN HYDROLOGY

 

The O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University – Bloomington seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in the field of hydrology. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research integrates hydrologic science and biogeochemical processes or ecological functioning, including in applications such as river restoration and management, pollutant transport, climate change adaptation, or environmental/designer flows in support of freshwater conservation. Successful applicants may conduct research that spans multiple spatial or temporal scales and uses a diverse set of tools and approaches, including combinations of field studies, laboratory experiments, or modeling. We value research, teaching, and service that intersects with issues of environmental justice and/or diversity and inclusivity in environmental science.

The O’Neill School houses bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in environmental science, public affairs, and public and environmental policy, supported by excellent, collegial and highly regarded faculty. There are abundant opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration within the O’Neill School, and with scholars from other campus units, including the Departments of Biology (https://biology.indiana.edu/), Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (https://earth.indiana.edu/), Geography (https://geography.indiana.edu/), Chemistry (https://www.chem.indiana.edu/), the IU Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (https://luddy.indiana.edu/index.html) and the IU Environmental Resilience Institute (https://eri.iu.edu/).

Faculty at Indiana University have exceptional access to world-class supercomputing systems (https://kb.iu.edu/d/alde) and state-of- analytical facilities including the Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics (https://cgb.indiana.edu/index.html), the Flow Cytometry (https://fccf.sitehost.iu.edu/) and Microscopy core facilities (https://lmic.indiana.edu/), and unique field opportunities in the extensive properties of the IU Research and Teaching Preserve (http://www.indiana.edu/~preserve/index.shtml).

Applicants should have a PhD in hydrology, environmental science, or a related discipline by the time of appointment, and should have a record of publication and external funding commensurate with appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain a rigorous, nationally/internationally recognized and externally funded research program. This position also requires contributions to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service to the O’Neill School and Indiana University. Interest in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations is strongly supported and encouraged.

We are especially interested in applicants with a strong commitment to mentoring, teaching, or outreach to people from diverse backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ+) and an interest in contributing to the O’Neill School’s programs, curricular offerings, and research portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The O’Neill School is among the largest schools of public affairs and environmental science in the United States, with over 34,000 alumni around the world. Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820, and currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus. Additional information about the O’Neill school and Indiana University can be found at https://oneill.indiana.edu/. Bloomington is a diverse community located in the beautiful, wooded hills of southern Indiana approximately 45 minutes from Indianapolis and 3.5 hours from Chicago, with abundant, high quality cultural and recreational opportunities, low housing costs, and excellent schools. Additional information about the city of Bloomington can be found at https://www.visitbloomington.com/.

To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by October 15, 2022. However, the search may continue until the position is filled. Please submit, via the online system (https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/13670), the following materials: 1) a letter of application, 2) current vita, 3) statement on research and teaching, 4) a diversity statement, and 5) representative peer-reviewed publications (up to three). In addition, please provide names for three references who could provide letters of recommendation upon request. Preferred start date is August 2023.

Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Todd Royer (troyer@indiana.edu).

For more information about the O’Neill School see: https://oneill.indiana.edu/

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

 

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD in hydrology, environmental science, or a related discipline by the time of appointment, and should have a record of publication commensurate with appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain a rigorous, nationally/internationally recognized and externally funded research program. This position also requires contributions to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service to the O’Neill School and Indiana University. Interest in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations is strongly supported and encouraged.

 

Department Contact for Questions

 

Dr. Todd Royer (troyer@indiana.edu)

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