Department of Geography and Geology

Assistant Professor - Landscape Dynamics/Active Tectonics

Vacancy #13F034
Position #3541

The Department of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Landscape Dynamics/ Active Tectonics to begin August 2013. We seek an individual with expertise in the interactions between tectonics, climate, and landscape evolution using a field-based, quantitative, GIS/Remote-sensing approach. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate teaching excellence at the introductory (e.g., physical and historical geology, Earth materials) and advanced (e.g., tectonics/neotectonics, structural geology, geomorphology, advanced/applied GIS, field techniques) levels, to recruit and advise undergraduate and graduate student research, to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, and to complement our emerging directions and strengths in GIS/Remote sensing, engineering geology, coastal processes, geohazards, global tectonics, and geophysics.  A PhD in geology, geosciences, or a related field is required.

To apply, complete the online application at A letter of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references should be uploaded as MS Word or PDF files. For questions concerning the position, contact search committee chair Dr. Patricia Kelley at For questions concerning the online application process, contact Ms. Cathy Morris,, (910) 962-3736. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 4, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information see

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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