Associate or Full Professor of Geology – Hydrogeoscience  

Job Number: 03733

The West Virginia University (WVU) Department of Geology and Geography invites applications for a tenured faculty position in the area of hydrogeoscience at either the Associate Professor or Full Professor level.  Applicants with exceptional qualifications will be nominated for the Eberly Family Distinguished Professorship in Geology. The successful candidate is expected to bring a vigorous program of innovative, externally-funded research; build effective collaborations; and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Research on fresh water resources is currently an area of strategic growth at WVU ( including a new interdisciplinary water research institute. We invite applications from individuals with interests in basic and applied aspects of groundwater flow.  Relevant specialties might include physical hydrogeology; fluid flow modeling; hyporheic or vadose zone processes; groundwater-surface water interaction; flow in fractured media; hydrogeology of energy-related activities; groundwater supply and sustainability; contaminant transport; ecohydrology; multiscale hydrologic modeling; critical zone processes; and/or karst hydrogeology.

To apply, please visit and navigate to the position title listed above.  Upload (1) a single PDF file including a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae; and (2) pdf files of up to 4 publications.  Please also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to search chair Joseph J. Donovan  Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2016 and continue until a successful candidate is identified. For additional information, please see

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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West Virginia University is located in the Morgantown, West Virginia, 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, and has been repeatedly ranked as “one of the best small cities in the country”