Faculty search -- Utah State University -- Solid Earth Geohazards
Utah State University, Utah, United States
Start reviewing process: 15 September 2022

Hello geomorphers and surface processors. I am excited to highlight that my department is searching for a new faculty member in our discipline. Please share this opportunity to join a progressive department in the incredible landscapes of Utah!

The Department of Geosciences at Utah State University invites applications for an academic-year (9-month), tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Solid Earth Geohazards, anticipated to begin August 2023. Qualified applicants may be considered at the Associate level. We seek candidates who conduct innovative, interdisciplinary, and quantitative investigation of Earth processes that contribute to geologic hazards. Disciplinary expertise may include but is not limited to neotectonics, paleoseismology, geodesy, structural geology and lithospheric deformation, and subduction-zone geohazards. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding potential for excellence in research through development of a vibrant, externally funded research program and contribute to our graduate and undergraduate curriculum. The successful candidate may join faculty members in USU’s College of Science JEDI STEM Collaboratory to enhance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM fields. To find out more about our growing and vibrant department, go to:

For more information and to apply for this position, visit Required materials include cover letter; CV; statement of research interests and vision; statement of teaching philosophy, experiences, and interests; statement of contributions and vision of approach toward diversity, equity, and inclusion; names and contact information for three references; and one representative publication. Please contact Alexis Ault, Search Committee chair,, with any inquiries. USU is an AA/EO employer. Review of applications begins on September 15, 2022.

Joel L. Pederson (he/him)
Professor and Head
Department of Geosciences, Utah State University

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  • Terrestrial Working Group