|Special Instructions Summary|
|Working Title||Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology|
|Advertised Employing Department||Geological & Atmospheric Sciences|
|Appointment Type||Faculty - Tenure-Eligible|
|Base of Employment||B - Faculty (9 Months)|
|Full or Part Time||Full-Time|
|Proposed Start Date||08/16/2019|
|Proposed End Date or Length of Term|
|Number of Months Employed Per Year||9|
|Summary of Duties and Responsibilities||
The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor.
The successful candidate will be expected to build a nationally recognized, externally funded research program; mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including in sedimentary geology. Research should complement existing strengths in the department, which include climate modeling, paleoclimatology, environmental geochemistry, glaciology, hydrogeology, geophysics, economic geology, structural geology, and geoscience education.
Additionally, the successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in research, teaching at all levels, and performance of service duties.
|Required Education and Experience||
PhD in Geosciences or related field.
|Preferred Education and Experience||
Record of publication/creative activity.
Demonstrated potential to establish a successful, externally funded research program that complements existing strengths in the department.
Demonstrated potential for collaboration with other faculty and departments/units on campus.
Demonstrated potential to attain excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels including sedimentary geology.
|Department/Program & College Description||
The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences is staffed by 22 faculty and has an operating budget of about $3M. The Department has areas of strength in climate and Quaternary Geology, microscale and mesoscale meteorology, hydrology, solid-earth processes, and geoscience education. Research facilities include a Linux computing cluster with 16 nodes, each containing quad-core processers, and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in stable isotope geochemistry, analogue tectonic modeling, biogeochemistry, and glaciology. Programs in geology and meteorology serve a total of ~170 undergraduate majors, and the Department is a principal contributor to the University’s environmental science program. About 40 M.S. and Ph.D. students are enrolled in the geology and meteorology graduate programs. Generous support for the Department is provided by an active group of alumni. The Geology Program runs a multi-use, newly renovated field station in northwest Wyoming with a 60-year tradition of providing immersive education for students from across the country. For further information, please visit http://www.ge-at.iastate.edu/.
|About Iowa State University and the Ames Community||
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
|Department Contact Name||Neal Iverson|
|Department Contact Phone||515-294-8048|
|Department Contact Emailemail@example.com|
|Location (if other than Ames)|
PhD must be conferred by the start date of the appointment.
Research and teaching opportunities for this position exist at the Iowa State University Geology Field Station, located in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming.
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Curriculum Vitae/Resume
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
|Guaranteed Consideration Date||01/07/2019|
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com .
|University Title||Assistant Professor - 1700|
|Salary||Commensurate with qualifications|