UTSA

Posted on 09/07/2017 until filled

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO
DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
ENDOWED DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP IN GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications from *senior scholars in the field of Hydrology to fill a tenured position at the Professor or Associate Professor level, subject to qualifications, to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will be awarded the Dr. Weldon W. Hammond, Jr. Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Geological Sciences. Read more about the endowed chair http://www.utsa.edu/geosci/pdf/endowmentbrief.pdf.

The Department of Geological Sciences aspires to be recognized for research strength in hydrology. We currently offer B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geology, a M.S. degree in Geoinformatics, a Certification of Professional Development in Geographical Information Science; and through affiliation, Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science and Engineering. Multi-disciplinary collaboration with other departments is encouraged, commonly through research centers such as the Center for Water Research, the Water Institute of Texas, and the Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute. The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program that will expand the impact of our existing strengths in hydrology. Quality teaching will be expected at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Responsibilities will include outreach to the multi-disciplinary scientific community in the San Antonio region, and service for the University, College, and Department.

Full Professor Required qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geoscience or a closely related discipline, with a sustained record of scholarly study in the geological sciences. Preferred qualifications: Active research in broad areas of hydrology. A nationally or internationally recognized record of academic excellence with an outstanding record of peer-reviewed scholarship, grant activity, and evidence of inspired teaching and graduate student supervision.

Associate Professor Required qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geoscience or a closely related discipline, with a substantial record of scholarly study in the geological sciences. Preferred qualifications: Active research in broad areas of hydrology. An active research program as demonstrated by a significant record of peer-reviewed publications and external funding, and a record of outstanding teaching and graduate student supervision.

UTSA is one of the largest public universities in south Texas, serving nearly 30,000 students. There are three campuses: a main campus, a downtown campus, and the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus (Institute of Texans Culture - ITC). Nearby higher education and research institutions include the UT Health Science Center and the Southwest Research Institute. San Antonio, the seventh largest city in the United States, blends cosmopolitan progress with a rich sense of history and tradition, and is the home of the South Texas Geological Society with members from a range of independent petroleum exploration companies, regulatory agencies, environmental and geotechnical consulting companies.

To apply for either the Associate or Full Professor, please click here: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/4634

Required Supporting Documents:

• *Cover Letter, including the level of position for which applying
• Curriculum Vitae
• Research Statement
• Teaching Statement
• Two representative publications
• List of three professional references with names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers

Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. Finalists for this position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval. Review of completed applications will begin on November 30, 2017, and continue until position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Judy Haschenburger (Phone (210) 458-8592; Email: judy.haschenburger@utsa.edu).

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Further information about the participating departments and UTSA is available on our web page: http://www.utsa.edu/geosci/.

*Will consider promising junior faculty.