Thread: Tenure-line faculty position in Hydrogeology, Penn State University

Started: 2021-12-08 22:47:58
Last activity: 2021-12-08 22:47:58
The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, PA invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in the field of Hydrogeology, to be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. We seek a creative colleague who will develop a vigorous externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in geosciences.

Applicants for the Assistant Professor Rank should have:

• A PhD in Earth Science or a related field by the time of appointment.

Applicants for the Associate Professor Rank should have:

• A PhD in Earth Science or a related field by the time of appointment

• An excellent teaching and mentoring track record

• An excellent research and publication track record

• Demonstrated service to the profession

The Department of Geosciences is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and houses top-ranked research programs in environmental and climate sciences, geology, geophysics, and geochemistry. Water is an important component of the University Strategic Plan, and Penn State hosts several campus-wide initiatives in water resources through, for example, the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment ( and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (

Applications for the position should be submitted online and must include: (i) cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) statement of research plans and vision, (iv) statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and (v) statement describing plans for fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment within the department and the applicant’s research community. Additionally, we request names and contact information for four references. Appointment could begin as early as July 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Roman DiBiase, Chair of the Search Committee, at rad22<at><rad22<at>>.

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