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[Met-jobs] Tenure-track Faculty Position at Texas Tech University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:22:59 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Physical Geography/Remote Sensing

The Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University seeks a scholar
with research expertise in climate science or closely related field
and remote sensing to fill an assistant professor, tenure-track
position. Teaching duties will include remote sensing and other courses
in geography related to the candidate’s interests. The successful
candidate will have a strong track record of, or great promise for,
teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate levels and
scholarship commensurate with the standards of a research-intensive
university. The Department of Geosciences includes programs in
Geography, Atmospheric Science, Geology and Geophysics. Research
strengths in the department include energy (oil & gas and wind), severe
storms, geochemistry, and GIS. There is a BA and MS in Geography and PhD
in Geoscience (adaptable to Geography). Among Texas Tech’s
university-wide research initiatives are climate science, water, wind,
and big data. For tenure, the successful candidate will be judged on
high quality teaching and research (publications and funding) and
service. A PhD in geography or related discipline at time of appointment
is required. Evaluation of candidates will begin December 1, 2014.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by
extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential
to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are
encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as
commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department,
college, university, and community is expected.

A letter of application, including names of three referees and short
statements of research and teaching philosophies, and vita can be
uploaded online at <http://www.texastech.edu/careers/> requisition
#1655BR. Questions should be sent to Jeff Lee, Search Committee Chair:
<jeff.lee@ttu.edu>. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a
culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a
multicultural environment.We actively encourage applications from all
those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or
service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at
Texas Tech University.The university welcomes applications from
minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career
couples.




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