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Tenure-track faculty position in Landform Evolution and Surficial Processes

The Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a geoscientist for an assistant professor, tenure-track position in Landform Evolution and Surficial Processes.    We are particularly interested in a quantitative and field-oriented geoscientist.  Specialties may include, but are not limited to, glacial geomorphology, fluvial geomorphology, paleoclimate, environmental/climatic interactions, Quaternary geology, tectonic geomorphology, submarine geomorphology, and geologic hazards.

A Ph.D. in Geoscience or related field is required at the time of the appointment.  Responsibilities include conducting scientific research, advising graduate students, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and performing appropriate university and professional service.

Potential collaborative interactions exist within the department (Geobiology, Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics), with other departments and programs on campus (e.g., Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Geological Engineering, Geography, Nelson Institute for the Environment), with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, and with state and federal agency researchers in the Madison area (USGS, WI Dept. of Natural Resources, USDA).

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references to lespsearch@geology.wisc.edu. If necessary, you can contact Dr. Basil Tikoff, Landform Evolution and Surficial Processes Search Chair, Dept. of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St., Madison WI, USA, 53706-1692.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2013.

For additional information, please visit: http://geoscience.wisc.edu/geoscience/. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.  A background check will be required prior to employment.   Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.