Open Until: 12/16/2019
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern
University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at
the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of geophysics, broadly
considered, to begin as soon as Fall 2020.
We seek a scholar whose expertise and creativity will complement and
expand the Department’s strengths. Area(s) of specialization within
solid-Earth, environmental or planetary geophysics are open and may
include any aspect of geodesy, seismology, dynamic topography,
geophysical fluid dynamics, hazards, climate, or planetary science
across spatiotemporal scales. Applicants are likely to employ emerging
technologies in remote sensing, machine learning, numerical methods,
and/or field instrumentation. Applicants whose research reveals linkages
between physical processes and societal impacts are particularly
encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and
graduate courses and lead a vibrant externally funded research program.
A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment, but is not required to
apply. The application deadline is 12/16/19. Questions may be directed
AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative
Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and
individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Steven D. Jacobsen
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
2145 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208-3130