Assistant or Associate Professor, Water Resources & Hydrology (tenure-track), Stanford University

Stanford University, in conjunction with the Water in the West Program in the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, seeks nominations and applications for a faculty appointment in the areas of water resources and hydrology.  This is a tenure-track position, with the initial appointment at the assistant or associate professor without tenure and will be joint between the Woods Institute and a department appropriate to the candidate in one of Stanford’s seven schools.  The Woods Institute ( is the interdisciplinary hub for environmental research, teaching, and problem solving at Stanford.


The successful candidate will be expected to be an active participant in the Water in the West program (  A joint program of the Woods Institute and the Bill Lane Center for the American West, Water in the West harnesses Stanford’s resources toward solving the West’s growing water challenges.  In addition to research, the successful candidate will teach classes and mentor diverse students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.


Applicants are asked to provide (1) a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, as well as future plans in these areas, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) four academic reference letters.  Please submit the requested materials in a .pdf format via Academic Jobs Online at  Reference letters can be submitted separately from the other application material.


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials by that date.  Review of applications will continue, however, until the position is filled.


Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.