Associate Professor, Ecohydrology

University of Arizona in Arizona

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 3, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Natural Resources and the Environment - SNRE; - at the University of Arizona (UA) seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-eligible position in Ecohydrology at the rank of advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of Ecohydrology excited to join our growing interdisciplinary faculty and complement our existing research strengths. Successful applicants will be expected to continue their externally funded research program focused on interactions between the biosphere and the hydrological cycle, and to contribute to excellence in teaching and outreach within the School of Natural Resources and the Environment. We encourage applications from candidates with a strong physical science focus and research interests in one or more of the following areas: riparian systems, water supply and water quality, stream hydrology, applied geomorphology, ecophysiology, biometeorology, the soil-water-plant continuum, sustainability and conservation of water resources. This position offers the opportunity for applicants to engage in multiple exciting interdisciplinary initiatives including research made possible through the School’s partnerships with the Critical Zone Observatory Network, the Santa Rita Experimental Range, the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, the Landscape Evolution Observatory at Biosphere 2, the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).

SNRE, has strong research, teaching and outreach programs in wildlife and fisheries ecology; conservation biology; ecohydrology and watershed management; rangeland ecology, restoration, and management; global change ecology and management; and arid lands research. SNRE is also host to multiple cooperators from both the federal (the USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, the USGS Sonoran Desert Research Station, the National Park Service Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, the USGS Southwest Climate Science Center, the National Phenology Network) and state (Game and Fish Dept., Dept. of Transportation, Dept. of Environmental Quality) agencies. Our cooperative extension personnel have strong connections to landowners throughout Arizona.

Diversity of thought, background, and experience powers our culture of innovation, success, and life-changing discovery. We welcome candidates who have the academic qualifications appropriate for the appointment at the rank of advanced assistant or associate professor and the ability to work effectively within a broadly diverse community of students and scholars.

Applications must include: a (i) cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) statement of research (2-3 pages) and teaching (2-3 pages) interests, and (iv) the names and contact information of 3-5 references. Within these materials we ask the applicant to explain how they will work to engage and support underrepresented groups in research and in the classroom. We also request that the candidate nominate two published articles that exemplify the current direction of their research. Applicants can apply online at

Review of applications will commence February 3, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Start date is negotiable.

Direct questions about the position to the chair of the search committee: Professor David Moore, Chair of the Search Committee (

How To Apply

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