Assistant Professor - Hydrogeology - University of Arkansas Little Rock

published Feb 10, 2023 1:48pm

The UA Little Rock School of Physical Sciences Geology Program invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Geology specializing in Hydrogeology and Environmental Geochemistry (R0028733). This is a nine-month, tenure track appointment to start on August 15, 2023. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

The Geology Program has an ABET-accredited BS in Geology (with optional Environmental Geology concentration), and advises graduate students in the Applied Science Graduate Program. Research working with both undergraduate and graduate students is encouraged and supported. Facilities include teaching and research microscopes, geochemical instrumentation, rock preparation equipment, field research equipment, dedicated vans, and virtual teaching resources. Additional campus assets include spectroscopy and microscopy instrumentation in the Center of Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences.

Required Education and/or Experience: A Ph.D. in Geology or a related field at the time of appointment; ABD candidates will be considered.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Ability to teach Hydrogeology, Environmental Geology, Environmental Geochemistry, Introductory Geology, and courses in the applicant's area of expertise. GIS experience is desired. Experience teaching at the college level is desired.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at Incomplete applications will not be considered. Consideration of applications will immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact: Dr. Michael DeAngelis, Search Chair, School of Physical Sciences - Geology Program,, 501-916-5761.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.