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Applied Geophysics Faculty Position at the University of Kansas

The Department of Geology at the University of Kansas seeks applications for a 9-month, tenure-track, faculty position in the broad field of Applied Geophysics. We seek an outstanding colleague who uses geophysical data, models, and/or develops new algorithms to understand geologic processes that affect society, and interfaces with existing departmental strengths, such as hydrogeology, tectonics, sedimentary geology, paleontology, and glaciology. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally funded research program, direct graduate students, and participate in teaching geophysics at graduate and undergraduate levels. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. Refer to for additional information about our department and the University of Kansas.

This is a tenure-track, academic-year appointment (mid-August to mid-May) at the Assistant Professor rank. The position is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2020.

Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position duties, qualifications and application procedure visit 

Inquiries about the position can be sent to the Search Committee Chair Dr. Leigh Stearns 

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