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The Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, invites applications for the Thompson Chair of Geological Sciences, an endowed position at the rank of Full Professor.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students for M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, and conduct a dynamic, externally funded research program in an area of globally significant earth science.  Research interests of the successful candidate should relate to geological problems of Florida and the surrounding region, although prior work does not have to be within the state. Ph.D. required.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For additional information or nominations please contact Dr. Jonathan B. Martin, Thompson Chair Search Committee, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, P.O. Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611-2120 ([log in to unmask]). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at (requisition # 0806180). 

For full consideration, the application should include: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research, teaching, vision, and goals; (4) reprints of no more than three publications, and (5) the names of three colleagues who might be contacted for letters of recommendation. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.  If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). The selection process will be conducted under the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws


Wendy Graham, Ph. D.
Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources
Director UF Water Institute
PO Box 116601
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601

Phone 352-392-5893 x 2113
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