The Indiana University Bloomington Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track hire in Atmospheric or Earth Science with applications to planetary science, to begin in fall 2023. Candidates should have research interests in planetary atmospheric modeling or some aspect of planetary geology and have links to one or more of our research strengths in atmospheric sciences, geophysics, surface processes, sedimentology, hydrology, crustal processes, isotopic analysis, paleoclimate, or biogeochemistry. We especially welcome applications that complement our strategic plan. This hire will be made in concert with another hire in the Department of Astronomy in the area of exoplanet science. Preference will be given to hires at the Associate or Full Professor levels, but outstanding candidates at the Assistant Professor level with a strong record of publication and external funding will also be considered.
Faculty Positions in EAS
Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington
The Indiana University Bloomington Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for one or more tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions to begin in fall of 2023.
We welcome applications that complement our research strengths in climate change, critical zone science, or evolving crust, especially in the areas of Earth materials, hydrology, paleoclimate, or biogeochemistry.
Specific subdisciplines could include but are not limited to mineralogy/petrology, clay mineralogy, hydrogeology, crustal fluids, isotopic proxies of climate change, soils, or nutrient cycling. Candidates who bridge these and other areas of Earth Sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in EAS
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of our department and of the College of Arts + Sciences, and we are especially interested in candidates who are similarly committed to nurturing diversity and inclusion, sustaining a climate of mutual respect, and fostering a collaborative and supportive academic environment wherein everyone is empowered to succeed.
Faculty in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) have access to laboratory facilities including the Stable Isotope Research Facility, Metal Isotopes Lab, high resolution SEM, and clay mineralogy, petrology, and paleontology research collections—with opportunities for these facilities to grow to fit the needs of incoming faculty. All faculty at Indiana University (IU) have free and easy access to multiple high performance computing systems,including Big Red 200, that support advanced research in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics. Our department has a long history of teaching and research at the Judson Mead Geologic Field Station training early career geoscientists in field research.
Faculty Resources at IU
IU is committed to helping its faculty successfully grow their careers. Incoming faculty have access to a year-long series of orientation programs. All faculty at IU are encouraged to better support student success by engaging with the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. And all faculty have access to Proposal Development Services, which is staffed by Ph.D. researchers with track records of success in obtaining external funding, for in-depth support in the proposal writing process.
IU and Bloomington
You can learn more about the department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and about IU Bloomington, here: https://go.iu.edu/3jha. Bloomington is recognized as one of the best places to live in the US, with a vibrant, active community that benefits from the metropolitan qualities of a large city and the easy pace of a small town. The EAS department has an excellent community, and we look forward to welcoming you into it!
Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
How to apply
Apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/13854 with a cover letter, a CV a statement on research, a statement on teaching, and a statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom, as well as contact information for three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Queries can be sent to department chair David Polly (firstname.lastname@example.org).