Dear all:

Please pass along the following information regarding an opening for  
a tenure track assistant professor position in hydrogeology we  
currently have open in the Department of Earth Sciences as Memorial  
University of Newfoundland.

Best regards,
Sue Ziegler

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Hydrogeology, Department of Earth  
Sciences, Memorial University

The Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland  
invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the  
assistant professor level in the broad field of hydrogeology (Ref.:  
VPA #EASC-2007-003).  The applicantsí specific interests may include  
but are not limited to quantitative physical and/or chemical analysis  
of surface and groundwater flow in porous and/or fractured media;  
solute or contaminant transport and water quality models; impacts of  
global and local environmental change on surface and/or groundwater  
resources, and surface-subsurface linkages; groundwater remediation;  
biosphere-lithosphere exchange processes and their impact on the  
hydrological cycle.  Demonstrated experience with field studies and  
data collection is an asset.  We are particularly interested in  
applicants whose research will benefit from, as well as contribute  
to, our departmentís growing strengths in low temperature  
geochemistry, stable and radioisotope biogeochemistry, and global  
environmental change.

Memorial University has one of the largest and most diverse Earth  
Science departments in Canada.  With 30 faculty members including 3  
Canada Research Chairs, over 15 staff members, and leading-edge  
teaching and research facilities, the department is able to offer  
high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  The  
successful candidate will have access to modern analytical facilities  
listed at (  In addition,  
Memorial Universityís CREAIT (  
network is accessible to all faculty and offers additional analytical  
and experimental facilities, many overseen by faculty in the  
Department of Earth Sciences.  Other research and teaching resources  
available at Memorial University include the Ocean Sciences Centre,  
the Bonne Bay Marine Station in Gros Morne National Park, the  
Labrador Institute, and the Harlow Campus outside London, England.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. and should preferably have post- 
doctoral experience.  The successful candidate is expected to  
maintain a vigorous research program, sustain a strong record of peer- 
reviewed publication and external funding, advise and mentor  
undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute energetically to  
the teaching mission of the department, including courses in  
hydrogeology.  In addition to its own M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in  
earth science, the Department of Earth Science participates in  
Memorialís interdisciplinary graduate program in environmental  
science (

Applications must be received by February 15th, 2008. Candidates  
should submit a letter of application with the names and addresses  
(including email) of three referees, current curriculum vitae, and a  
statement of planned research program and teaching interests to: Dr.  
John M. Hanchar, Head, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial  
University of Newfoundland, St. Johnís, NL, Canada A1B 3X5, or,  
preferably, e-mail applications in PDF format to: [log in to unmask]   
Additional information is available at 
about/ or by contacting Dr. John M. Hanchar at [log in to unmask] or by  
telephone at 709-737-2334

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As  
the provinceís only university, Memorial plays an integral role in  
the educational life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering a diverse  
set of undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students,  
Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for  
learning in St. Johnís (, a very  
safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural  
life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages  
applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities,  
aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified  
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and  
permanent residents will be given priority. Partners of candidates  
for positions are invited to include their resume for possible  
matching with other job opportunities and candidates eligible for  
NSERC University Faculty Awards are encouraged to apply.

Susan Ziegler
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Science
Department of Earth Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL  A1B 3X5
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