Earth Science Tenure Track Assistant Professor - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92123

United States

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Earth Science Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position at the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego (USD) department of Environmental and Ocean Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in the fall of 2015.  We are looking for an earth scientist with a doctoral degree, teaching experience, and evidence of an active research program.  We are particularly interested in applicants whose research involves coastal processes and coastal environmental issues but will also consider applicants with research interests in other areas that complement existing strengths within the department.  Expected teaching responsibilities include lower-division introductory courses in earth sciences, Geographic Information Systems, and an upper-division course in his/her specialty. USD is an independent Catholic university whose primary aim is teaching excellence.  Active scholarship is integral to this aim, and faculty are expected to establish research programs that can involve undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) students.

To apply, go to and look for job IRC14847.  Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research experience and interests, and a list of three references.  We will begin to evaluate the applications on November 1st, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  As part of the university's sustainability initiative, we ask that all application materials be submitted via e-mail as one complete PDF file to with the subject "Earth Scientist Search 2015".  

USD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.


Keyword Phrases

  • Earth Science
  • Associate Professor
  • University of San Diego
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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