The Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland seeks candidates for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor in environmental soil chemistry. The position is 60% research and 40% teaching.
The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded, nationally and internationally recognized research program in environmental soil chemistry, with an emphasis on employing fundamental chemistry approaches to soil systems across various scales in the landscape. The overall research goal of this position is to develop a premier basic soil chemistry program that will integrate both theoretical and experimental approaches. Possible areas of research scholarship could include interactions of organic and inorganic pollutants with soils; the chemistry and dynamics of soil organic matter; or redox chemistry in soils.
Minimum Qualifications are a Ph.D. in soil chemistry, environmental chemistry, geochemistry, earth sciences, or related discipline.
Closing date is May 17, 2018.