Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Ecology // 15 November 2017 or until filledThe Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences at The University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the area of ecosystem ecology. The ideal candidate will be focused on processes at the watershed scale or larger and be motivated by questions at the intersection of natural and human systems. This candidate will also be well versed in the computational methods necessary to understand such processes (e.g., spatial analytical and statistical approaches, spatial simulation). Applicants could work in one of a variety of specialized research areas, including: - Resilience and adaptive capacity of ecosystems; - Socio-ecological systems; - Ecosystem change and the spread of disease; - Hydro-ecological systems and flooding; - Ecosystem modeling and measurement; - Ecosystem services. The successful candidate will contribute to a broad-based environmental curriculum through introductory to graduate level courses that fulfill requirements for degrees in geography and related fields. Specific courses taught by an individual hired in this position could include introductory physical geography, ecosystem ecology, field methods, wetlands, and climatology. Successful candidates are expected to conduct cutting-edge research and work effectively in interdisciplinary teams that address significant real-world problems, thereby helping to maintain the department’s active role in collaborative research across campus.
Organization: Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, The University of Iowa
Application deadline: Screening of applications begins November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled