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Tenure-track Faculty Position - Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Position
Tenure-track Faculty Position - Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Employer

Cornell University


Location
Ithaca, United States of America

Sector
Other

Type
Full time

Level
Entry level

Salary
Open

Preferred education
Other

Application deadline
24 October 2019

Posted
24 September 2019

Job description

Tenure-track Faculty Position – Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
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).
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 levels; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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. Applicants should submit: a cover letter addressed to search committee chair, Dr. Katie Keranen; a curriculum vitae; a research statement; a teaching statement; a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://facultydevelopment.cornell.edu/department-resources/recruitment/contribution-to-diversity/); and complete contact information for three references.
All materials must be submitted on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14655. Inquiries only should be sent to keranen@cornell.edu. Review of applications will begin November 20, 2019. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 20, 2019.
Employment Assistance
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Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants
Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by visiting https://hr.cornell.edu/important-notice-applicants. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
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. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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