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Rachel Glade, a Geomorphologist at the Dempartment of Earth and Environmental Science of the University of Rochester, is hiring PhD students and postdocs for her research group. With a combination of physical experiments, computer modeling, fieldwork and theory, the group aims to gain knowledge on Earth surface processes. The jobs start in Fall 2021.

There are different project groups you could join, but you can also develop your own project. If you are interested, please contact Rachel Glade via rachel.glade(at)rochester.edu and send a brief description of your background and interests along with a resume or CV.

You can find out more about the posts and the research group here.

The School of Earth, Environment & Society (SEES) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, invites applications for the Fairley Gadsby Research Chair in Fluvial Geomorphology, a full time, tenuretrack position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1st, 2021.

The successful candidate must have a PhD at the time of appointment in geology, geography, earth sciences, environmental sciences, environmental engineering, or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in an individual who adopts field-based, data driven and/or quantitative modelling approaches that can be applied to or should be relevant to stream restoration. Research expertise and interests could include river channel stability, sediment transport and deposition, landscape evolution and/or flume experiments that will enhance and integrate the SEES focus on water, earth surface processes, society, and the environment.

The candidate is expected to develop an externally funded, vigorous research program and must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision.

You can find more information on the post and how to apply here.

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences of the Eindhoven University of Technology hires an Assistant Professor in Operations Management. The main task is to develop novel methods in Operations Management that are relevant to the challenges in industry, like the decreasing resources. Possible fields of research are: 

  • Sustainable operations management
  • Maintenance operations and reliability engineering
  • Smart logistics
  • Supply chain management
  • Manufacturing networks

You will conduct and supervise high-quality research and teach courses in Bachelor and Master programs of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management. You will work with other experts of the Operations Planning, Accounting & Control group and the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences.

The requirements are a PhD in industrial engineering research, or a comparable domain, experience in high quality academic research and teaching as well as good communication and leadership skills.

Application Deadline: 06.12.2020

You can find more information here.

The Department of Marine and Earth Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University seeks candidates with research interests in modern coastal geomorphology for an Assistant Professor position starting in Fall 2021. Research interests may include coastal sedimentology, coastal geomorphology, and landscape evolution. Applicants will demonstrate expertise in geomorphology and coastal zone dynamics by empirical, remote sensing, or numerical modeling techniques, and possess fluency in coastal engineering and management. This successful candidate will collaborate with faculty and community members participating in the Southwest Florida Regional Resiliency Compact, which focuses on resilience to sea level rise and storminess. Excellence in oral and written communication is required. You will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level as applicable. Courses may include Physical Geology, Environmental Geology, Coastal Geomorphology, Geomorphology and Coastal Zone Management. You will be involved in course and/or curriculum development; conduct research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives; and perform other duties as assigned.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to: be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; be committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; be committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

If you are interested, please find more information here.

The Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering of the RWTH Aachen is hiring a Junior Professor in Remote Sensing of Natural Hazards with a tenure track career path towards a W2 professorship. The post starts as soon as possible.

The tasks are teaching and research with a focus on remote sensing for geological hazard research (e.g. earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, volcanic hazards). You will cooperate within the faculty, as well as with other faculties and in the profile areas of the RWTH and partners in the Geoverbund ABC/J. You will develop an independent and internationally visible profile and attract external research funds. You will teach in German and English language in existing programmes such as Applied Geosciences, Georesource Management, Engineering Geohazards. Requirements are a completed university degree and a special aptitude for scientific work which is generally verified by means of an outstanding doctorate as well as the ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching.

Application Deadline: 15.12.2020

You can find more information here.