Overview

About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character – shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life – promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:
Binghamton University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the area of Geohydrology at the assistant professor level to begin in Fall 2020. We are seeking an earth scientist who studies physical, chemical or biological processes involving surface water or groundwater by using a combination of field measurements, observations, and modeling. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area includes investigation of water-related near-surface geophysical processes, though individuals with other research areas in the broad field of geohydrology are also encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In particular, we seek candidates who will strengthen our existing research and teaching programs in Geological Sciences (https://www.binghamton.edu/geology/), Environmental Studies (https://www.binghamton.edu/environmental-studies/), Sustainable Communities (https://www.binghamton.edu/Sustainable-Communities/) and the Center for Integrated Watershed Studies (https://www.binghamton.edu/centers/ciws/). The position will be part of a new interdisciplinary initiative that brings together faculty from geology, environmental science, ecology, and sustainability sciences to study the earth and the challenges facing the planet. This position is also affiliated with the Sustainable Communities Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE), one of six TAEs that Binghamton University has developed as areas of focused interdisciplinary research across the university (https://www.binghamton.edu/transdisciplinary-areas-of-excellence/sustainable-communities/).

Requirements:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in geology, environmental science, or a related field at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must develop and sustain a nationally-recognized, externally-funded research program in their area. We also expect the candidate to develop a strong record of teaching, thesis advising, and mentoring of students and to offer undergraduate/graduate level courses in their area of expertise. Our preferred candidate will also be able to translate their research to broader audiences in water resources and water resources policy courses.

Additional Information:
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University’s complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

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Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit a curriculum vita; a cover letter describing experience and interest in the position; statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. All documents should be submitted to: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com.