Assistant/Associate Professor of Surface Hydrology

Recruitment Period: October 11, 2019 through November 22, 2019

The Department of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Surface Water Hydrology. We invite applicants working on present or future issues pertaining to the storage and movement of water on Earth. Applicants with a strong background in remote sensing, modeling and/or other geospatial approaches relevant to land surface hydrology are especially encouraged to apply. Our areas of interest include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  1. Remote sensing of hydrology and water resources
  2. Modeling and prediction of land surface hydrology
  3. Implications of climate and land cover change on the land surface water cycle across a range of spatial scales, and implications of hydrologic change for water management.
  4. Transport and deposition of dissolved and suspended constituents to and within riverine systems.

The appointment will begin July 1, 2020. A Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related Earth science field is required by the time of appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.

UCLA’s Department of Geography is among the top ranked geography departments in the nation and it, with the University as a whole, offers a multi-faceted faculty from a variety of subfields working on environmental change and sustainability using a diverse set of approaches.

Please submit your online application to the Search Committee for Surface Hydrology. Include a statement of your qualifications for this position; curriculum vitae; a statement of research and teaching interests; a statement on contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and 3 letters of recommendation; plus 2 additional names (optional).

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.