Environmental Geosciences: Tenure-line position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

published Oct 21, 2019 2:11pm

The Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech (geos.vt.edu) invites applications for a tenure-line position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of Environmental Geoscience. Viable areas include, but are not limited to nanogeoscience, geochemistry, Earth materials, critical zone science, biogeoscience, and hydrogeoscience. The successful candidate will establish a vibrant research program that is recognized for scientific excellence, attract extramural funding from multiple funding agencies, provide effective instruction, advise a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students, and grow professional leadership. The ideal candidate will apply experimental, computational, analytical, or field approaches to any of the broadly defined areas of environmental geosciences. A full list of faculty responsibilities are provided in the Virginia Tech Faculty Handbook.

The Department of Geoscience is a vibrant community of 30 faculty and instructors with expertise across the spectrum of geosciences. The Department is internationally recognized for research excellence and has a rich history of research and innovation with state-of-the-art instrumentation that includes ion microprobe (SIMS), electron microprobe, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction and fluorescence, Raman spectroscopy, laser ablation ICP-MS, gas source IR-MS, and the VT Advanced Research Computing Facility. Additional information can be found at the following links: Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory or Advanced Research Computing.