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Watershed Hydrologist (Assistant Professor level)

Recruitment Period

Open November 7th, 2013 through June 30th, 2014


The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a 9-month tenure track position in watershed hydrology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position has 25% Instruction and Research and 75% Organized Research in the Agricultural Experiment Station http://ucanr.edu/About_ANR/What_is_ANR/

Research: The Department of Environmental Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position in watershed hydrology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized program in watershed hydrology focused on water supply and sustainability for agricultural, urban, and environmental uses. The incumbent is expected to have expertise in regional-scale hydrological modeling and geographical information systems (GIS). Research areas may include, but are not limited to, the impact of climate change on watershed response (e.g., timing, frequency and duration of runoff events), and regional changes in snowpack, groundwater/soil water storage and evapotranspiration. The incumbent will be encouraged to work with current faculty in related fields including limnology, environmental chemistry, water resource management and water resource economics, as well as faculty in allied departments focused on climate modeling, terrestrial and fire ecology, and water resources engineering.

Teaching: The successful candidate is expected to be fully engaged in the teaching mission of the department and university, including formal classroom instruction in the Environmental Sciences undergraduate and graduate degree programs (including mentoring of both MS and Ph.D students). Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in physical hydrology and GIS and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty.

Application: A Ph.D. in hydrology, or related field and a proven ability to conduct innovative hydrologic research are required. Evaluation of applications will begin on January 10, 2014, but the position will remain open until filled. Applications must include a vita, statements of research and teaching interests and a list of five professional references. For more information about the position, please contact the committee chair Dr. James Sickman, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside; jsickman@ucr.edu. Additional information about the Department of Environmental Sciences can be found at: http://envisci.edu/.

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