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Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate in Environmental Hydrogeology

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) invites applications for a full-time, Post-doctoral Teaching Associate position in Environmental Hydrogeology starting August 1, 2019. The position is initially for 1 year (9 month appointment with pay and benefits distributed over 12 months). Prospects for renewal are very good. The successful candidate will be expected to teach environmental and/or physical geology at the 100-level, as well as upper division undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in Hydrogeology. They will also be encouraged to participate in the department’s undergraduate Environmental Studies program, to collaborate on research projects, and to work on their own research. Located in East Tennessee, close to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, UT is the State’s flagship research institution. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is housed in a new, state-of-the art building, and is comprised of an energetic group of tenure-track and research faculty, post-doctoral associates, and over 150 graduate and undergraduate students. For more information about the position contact Professor Ed Perfect (865-974-6017, eperfect@utk.edu). To apply, send your Curriculum Vitae, statements of their teaching and research interests, and contact information for 3 academic references in PDF format to Professor Perfect. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and the non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educations Amendments of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination and Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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