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Assistant Professor-Hydrogeology/Applied Geology (002967-2013)

In support of its existing strengths in geodynamics, biogeochemistry, meteorology, and climate science, the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of hydrogeology/applied geology.  The position is open to all areas of EAPS, with a particular focus on candidates who investigate the links between land use, resource extraction, hydrogeology and natural hazards. Preference will be given to candidates whose research involve novel approaches to working across scales using tools such as field data or numerical models, emphasize the integration of observations and models, and/or complements existing water related initiatives at Purdue (water community, c4e, DEEE).  Candidates must have completed the PhD in Geological Sciences or related field at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To Apply: Submit (1) a cover letter, including the names of three people who have been asked to send letters of reference; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) a statement of research and teaching experience and interests, electronically to https://hiring.science.purdue.edu.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Additional information on EAPS can be found at HT http://www.eaps.purdue.edu.  Questions should be addressed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Lucy Flesch (lmflesch@purdue.edu).  A background check is required for employment in this position.