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Assistant/Associate Professor - Vegetation Modeling

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Vegetation Modeling
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Geography
Position Summary

Assistant/Associate Professor at Indiana University. The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Vegetation Modeling as part of a series of university-level strategic hires that are focused on environmental change. We are particularly interested in candidates who will advance our understanding of how climate and vegetation interact to explain landscapes of the past, present, and/or future. Successful candidates should have interests in analyzing climate-vegetation dynamics by using innovative modeling approaches, such as those that incorporate plant functional traits. Research and teaching expertise and interest in remote sensing and/or GIS is essential. Candidates are expected to have or be able to develop an excellent research program, with the ability to attract external funding. Teaching duties will include both undergraduate and graduate courses.

This hire is part of Indiana University’s Prepared for Environmental Change Grand Challenges initiative (http://grandchallenges.iu.edu), which has received multi-million dollar funding. The candidate will join a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, with opportunities for internal funding through the program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geography or a related field by the time of employment. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 12, 2017; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials on-line at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed via e-mail to: Dr. Scott Robeson, Search Committee Chair, srobeson@indiana.edu. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geography or a related field by the time of employment.

Department Contact for Questions

Scott Robeson srobeson@indiana.edu

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Salary commensurate with experience
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date 10/12/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21707-12

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
  4. Publication 1
  5. Publication 2
  6. Publication 3
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Ability