Assistant/Associate Professor position in environmental geosciences at University of Bristol

The University of Bristol School of Earth Sciences seeks an outstanding candidate for a permanent Lectureship/Senior Lectureship (Assistant/Associate Professor) appointment within the broad area of environmental geosciences. Areas of scholarly focus could include but are not limited to environmental geochemistry, geomicrobiology, the digital environment and Earth observation.

Feature-Length Documentary: “The Education of Bruno Latour: From the Critical Zone to the Anthropocene”

Celebrated French philosopher Bruno Latour travels with Duke University Critical Zone scientist Daniel D. Richter, PhD to the John C. Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) in rural South Carolina to observe how deep soil erosion gives a more nuanced view of the Anthropocene. Read more >

2019 Italy Summer School on Critical Zone and Ecosystem Dynamics

Summer Course on Critical Zone and Ecosystem Dynamics
Ceresole Reale, Gran Paradiso National Park, Piedmont, Italy
8-17 July 2019
Deadline for applications: 15 May 2019

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New NSF Geoinformatics solicitation

New Geoinformatics solicitation

A new solicitation has been posted for the NSF Geoinformatics (GI) program from the Division of Earth Sciences. Please note that there are substantive changes to the program, including the addition of three possible tracks for projects. The target date for submission of proposals is August 15, 2019.

The announcement of the program and link to the solicitation may be found at:

MS Graduate Student Position at Oregon State University in Forest Soil and Ecosystem Biogeochemistry

Description: We seek a highly motivated student to fill a MS graduate student assistantship at Oregon State University to investigate biogeochemical links between nitrogen-fixing trees and mineral weathering in soils. The student will receive a MS in either Forest Ecosystems and Society or Soil Science.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science - Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science. This is a non-tenure track, faculty position on a 48-week academic year appointment with 100% teaching responsibilities in a fixed-term multi-year (3 year) contract with the opportunity and expectation for continued renewal.