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Assistant Professor – Near-surface and Solid Earth Imaging

Employer
Syracuse University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job # 076004 Job Title Assistant Professor – Near-surface and Solid Earth Imaging Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours
As determined by the Department Chair Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad field of seismic subsurface imaging, who will complement our current strengths in tectonics, basin evolution, water resources, geodynamics, paleoclimatology, and geochemistry. This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Energy and Environment. Faculty hired into these positions will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments across several Colleges.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Syracuse University ( https://thecollege.syr.edu/earth-sciences-department/ ) currently has 18 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty with research strengths in the solid Earth studies, hydrogeology, and paleoclimatology. The Department has an outstanding array of analytical and computational facilities including a 380-core computing cluster, multichannel marine seismic arrays and sources, a reflection seismic data processing and interpretation cluster, and recently renovated laboratories. The institution has an established track record of supporting research infrastructure, including high-performance computing (researchcomputing.syr.edu). Qualifications
The Department welcomes applicants with expertise in deployment of seismic instrumentation, and collection and analysis of both active- and passive-source seismic data sets. The ideal candidate will collaborate across traditional disciplinary boundaries within the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the greater SU community, which includes expertise in energy, sustainability, and water resources. Candidates who can apply seismology to broad fields such as Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage, and Near-surface Geophysics are especially encouraged to apply. Job Specific Qualifications
Not applicable Responsibilities
The successful applicant will establish a strong externally funded research program from diverse funding sources and develop a portfolio of excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants are expected to teach a large, introductory-level class in Earth Science, contribute to existing courses in geohazards and geophysics, and develop new undergraduate and graduate courses in seismology and subsurface imaging.

# HEJ Physical Requirements
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Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and a one-page statement describing how you would contribute to the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse ad inclusive community, copies of three relevant publications, and contact information for three referees. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Queries may be addressed to the Search Chair, Professor Robert Moucha, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Syracuse University ( rmoucha@syr.edu ). About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu. About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/88889 Job Posting Date 09/30/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration 11/01/2021 Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants
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