Job no: 240999-FA
Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
The Department of Geoscience ( http://geoscience.wisc.edu
the University of Wisconsin-Madison ( http://www.wisc.edu/)
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in lithospheric
and/or near-surface seismology at the Assistant Professor level. We
are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to an
inclusive environment, bring new perspectives on mentoring and
educating students from diverse backgrounds, and propel novel
approaches to research. We value collegiality and collaboration in
both research and teaching.
Our department comprises a community of scholars exploring
fundamental questions about the Earth, life, and the environment.
Our research and teaching span many aspects of geoscience,
including: geophysics, surface processes, rock mechanics,
hydrogeology, tectonics, structural geology, glaciology, geodesy,
geochronology, sedimentary geology, isotope geochemistry,
petrology, mineralogy, paleoclimate, paleobiology, and
biogeochemistry. We value research that links these
The successful applicant will contribute to the research, teaching,
and service mission of the Department of Geoscience. They will
develop a vibrant, internationally recognized and externally funded
research program. They will teach courses at the undergraduate and
graduate levels, mentor students, and participate in professional,
public, and university service.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geophysics or a related field at
the time of appointment.
Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to:
earthquake source processes, structural seismology, volcano
seismology, induced seismicity, fault dynamics, large-N networks,
and distributed acoustic sensing.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
The successful applicant will have:
1) demonstrated experience in research related to seismology on
2) a record of research publication,
3) demonstrated potential for internationally recognized research
in the field of specialization, and
4) a commitment to teaching and mentoring students.
Prior post-doctoral experience in research and teaching is
preferred, but not required.
UW-Madison is seeking a faculty candidate who will deepen our
campus' interdisciplinary research collaboration in key areas of
current and future research promise and approach their work in a
manner that advances our commitment to inclusiveness and excellence
in research and teaching.
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please consult the following web sites:
About UW-Madison: https://www.wisc.edu/about/
Dual Career Assistance Program:
For further information or questions, please contact Professor Kurt
Feigl, Chair of the Seismology Search Committee, via e-mail at
A483200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/GEOSCIENCE/GEOSCIENCE
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 22, 2022
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
The position announcement can be found at jobs.wisc.edu
(240999-FA). Please click on the
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Applicants should submit a single PDF-format document that
includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) the names
and contact information (email address and phone numbers) for three
references, and (4) statements discussing: (a) research, (b)
teaching, and (c) contributions to diversity and inclusion,
respectively. Item (4) should not exceed six pages in total. These
materials must be submitted as a single document online at:
The deadline for ensuring full consideration is November 21, 2021,
although the position will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
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diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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