[unav_all] University of Washington Faculty Position in Subduction Zone Studies

William Wilcock wilcock at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 22 12:27:33 MDT 2013

The University of Washington (UW) School of Oceanography announces a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the processes and hazards of subduction zones.  Suitable areas of expertise in the marine realm include geodesy, geophysical imaging, earthquake and tsunami genesis, or paleoseismology.  The desired start date is Fall 2013.
The UW is one of the nation’s leading research universities, serving a diverse community of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students and faculty representing over 70 countries.  The College of the Environment (CoENV) is the largest collection of faculty devoted to environmental science, impacts, and policy in the world.  The successful candidate will join 43 academic faculty in renowned programs of research and teaching in the School of Oceanography.
Oceanography faculty teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the core curriculum and in their focus area, and mentor a student body that is diverse in socio-economic status, culture, academic interests, and career paths.  We seek a colleague who will conduct innovative research that may involve the use of novel observational technologies, and who will engage in collaborations across the School, in the College of the Environment, and with related programs on campus and nearby.  These programs include the Ocean Observatories Initiative, the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array, the Applied Physics Laboratory, USGS research based at UW, and NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.  
The UW is a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math.  The UW provides a wide range of networking, mentoring, and development opportunities for junior faculty and is committed to supporting the work-life balance.
A Ph.D. is required on the date of appointment.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements. Three letters of reference are required.  Questions and applications should be directed to: 
            Dr. E. Virginia Armbrust
            Email: oceanjob at uw.edu
Complete applications (including receipt of the letters of reference) received by May 1, 2013, will be given full consideration, although the search will continue until the position is filled.  
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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