Assistant/Associate Professor, coastal geology - Ithaca, NY, USA

A tenure track faculty position in coastal geology, sedimentology, or coastal geohazards is available at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, USA.

Description

Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position in coastal geology, sedimentology, or coastal geohazards, with an emphasis on the response of coastal regions to tectonic, geodynamic, climatic, or atmospheric processes. We are particularly interested in candidates who use observational data, including but not limited to land- or shallow-marine-based field studies or remote sensing, in collaboration with experimental or computational approaches. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, sediment transport, the geological record of storms or tsunamis, inundation responses to storm surges or rising sea levels, coastal erosion, granular flow, landslides, geomorphology, and geodynamics of coastal uplift and subsidence.

The successful candidate will interact with EAS programs in geological sciences and in atmospheric and ocean sciences, and contribute to teaching programs within EAS in geological sciences. The candidate will also have opportunities to interact with other research programs and units at Cornell including the Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City, and New York Sea Grant. The successful candidate will have access to a wide variety of campus facilities including the Paleontological Research Institute (https://www.priweb.org) and the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing (https://www.cac.cornell.edu).

Requirements

Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field, have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research, and show promise for attracting external research support. The successful candidate will also be a committed educator, enthusiastic about teaching and supervising student research at all levels. We anticipate filling the position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications

Applicants should submit: a cover letter addressed to search committee chair, Dr. Katie Keranen; a curriculum vita; a research statement; a teaching statement; a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and complete contact information for three references.

All materials must be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14655. Review of applications will begin November 20, 2019.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 20, 2019.

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Further information

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