University of Utah Assistant or Associate Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah
Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant or Associate Professor
Department 00106 - Geology & Geophysics
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin 07/01/2019
The Department of Geology & Geophysics at the University of Utah seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in geodesy or remote sensing beginning fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally visible, externally funded research program and teach departmental courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. We will consider candidates in a broad range of specialties in geodesy and remote sensing. Example specialties include: GPS , InSAR, gravity, Lidar, multi-band and hyperspectral imaging. We particularly welcome candidates who contribute to the existing departmental strengths, especially in one or more of three broad topical areas in which future growth is envisioned: (1) Surface Processes and Hazards, (2) Sustainable Resource Science and Engineering, and (3) Earth and Planetary Evolution. The Department of Geology & Geophysics is housed in the state-of-the-art Sutton Building, a sustainably-designed building with modern research and teaching facilities. Related campus research infrastructure includes the University of Utah Seismograph Stations, the Global Change and Sustainability Center, the Center for High Performance Computing, the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, and the Department of Geography. Opportunities also exist within the college for collaboration with the Departments of Mining Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences, and Metallurgical Engineering. Evaluation of applications will begin on December 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, candidates should submit (1) statement of interest, (2) summary of current research activities and future research and funding plans, (3) teaching statement describing teaching philosophy and proposed courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels for the University of Utah, (4) diversity statement describing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the mentoring of diverse students and junior colleagues, (5) curriculum vitae, and (6) names and contact information for five referees. Research and teaching statements should be limited to four pages each. All documents must be upload and submitted via the University of Utah’s employment porthole: https://employment.utah.edu. Specific questions about the position should be directed to M. Thorne [firstname.lastname@example.org]. More Information about the Department of Geology and Geophysics can be found at: http://www.earth.utah.edu.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 10/11/2018
Close Date 12/01/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00334CF